Diploma in Creative Design (Visual Communication)

HKCT Diploma in Creative Design (Visual Communication)
Diploma in Creative Design (Visual Communication) will help students develop specific skills and methods fundamental to creativity and design processes of Visual Communication Design. 
This course has been included in the list of reimbursable courses under Continuing Education Fund. 
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Programme Contents
The diploma programme will help students develop specific skills and methods fundamental to creativity and design processes of Visual Communication Design. As the course progresses, students will concentrate on the skills and develop confidence in their own ideas and creativity. Students will receive guidance on educational opportunities and help prepare a personal portfolio for job interviews which demonstrates students' creative skills and work performance

Programme Features

  • Professional Teaching Team: This programme is taught by a professional teaching team with extensive industry and teaching experience in higher education
  • Programme Content: More than 90% of the programme content is art and design and students are not required to study mathematics. Programme focuses on training of creative productions and digital media design skills
  • Software at Industrial Level: The programme includes different professional software such as Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Premiere, After Effects
  • Career Oriented and No Written Assessment: The programme is career-oriented which emphasises practical and applied learning. Students are assessed by professional practice and project
  • Diverse Opportunities: Students have opportunities to apply their creativity in community projects
  • Membership Recognition: Students are eligible to apply for student membership of Hong Kong Design Association (HKDA)

Featured Modules

  • Introduction to Design
  • Innovation and Information Technology in Society
  • Community Art
  • Introduction to Materials Application
  • Visual Language in Photography and Video
  • Practical Photography and Video Production
  • Design Software
  • Visual Communication Project 

Star Teacher

Mok Tsz Ki (JKE M)
Founder and Design Director of OHH!MY LAB

JKE has won over 30 local and international design awards. He and his team have done over 800 design projects and over 350 branding projects. Some of the clients in recent years are Disney, Nike, Leica, Canon, IKEA, CASETIFY, Facesss, OLAY, DBS, ZENYUM, Pampers, Rimmel London, K-11, TWINS, Tsui Wah, GEOX, Hang Heung, Fox TV and BMW, etc.

Graduation Path

Graduates can apply for a $10,000 Internal Student Articulation Scholarship to further study in the Higher Diploma in Creative Design and Media, followed by a bachelor degree in related disciplines or join the field of creative industry as junior designer related to graphic design, event production and window display.

2023 Graduation Progression
90% Articulated to Higher Diploma in Creative Design and Media
10% Employment


The programme offers a wide range of practical experiences,opportunities and participation in relevant life projects. Students may also have practicum opportunities in graphic design and production firms or relevant organizations. Over15 organisations provide practicum opportunities to students.

Programme Details
Mode of Study

Full Time

Teaching Mode

Face to face

Commencement of Study

September 2024

Entry Requirements
  • Completion of Secondary 6; or
  • Completion of Secondary 5 with 1 year post Secondary 5 study or working experience; or
  • Mature student (aged 21 or above); or
  • Equivalent qualification; and
  • Pass in admission interview
QF Level
The qualification of this programme is recognised under the Qualifications Framework in Hong Kong.
QF level:3
QR Registration No.:19/001061/L3
Registration Validity Period:1/9/2020 to 31/8/2026
Continuing Education Fund
This course has been included in the list of reimbursable courses under Continuing Education Fund.
Diploma in Creative Design (Visual Communication),CEF Course Code: 32L134322,Total Contact Hours: 450
Tuition fees and subsidies are to be reviewed and adjusted annually on various factors.