Higher Diploma in Interior Design

HKCT Higher Diploma in Interior Design
The programme features a comprehensive range of design theories and techniques and interior design knowledge, with an aim to sharpen students’ competitiveness for future careers or studies. 

Programme Contents
Higher Diploma in Interior Design features a comprehensive range of design theories and techniques and interior design knowledge, with an aim to sharpen students’ competitiveness for future careers or studies and hone the professional skills and lay a good foundation of interior design for students who aspire to work in the related fields. With the rapid development of science and technology, students not only need to understand traditional design skills, but also to master technology and media. In this course, students have the opportunity to access brand-new computer design software and integrate different design elements such as material application in design projects, space planning, etc. to develop creativity and design talents.

Programme Features

  • Course content integrates professional space design, computer graphics, material application, smart home and innovative technology, etc. It focuses on training students in mastering professional interior design skills and methods
  • Analyzing market information from different professional perspectives, the course provides design solutions to meet customers’ needs
  • The course encourages students to use design skills to enhance community space
  • Internships will be arranged at interior design companies / relevant overseas institutions to enhance graduates' employment prospects in the design industry
  • HKCT provides professional interior design equipment such as laser cutting machine and 3D printer
  • The programme includes different professional interior design software such as AutoCAD, SketchUp, VRay, BIM, etc.

Featured Modules

  • Community Art
  • Design and Aesthetics
  • Spatial Planning
  • Smart Home and Eco-Design
  • Model Making
  • Rendering
  • Building Service & Maintenance
  • Materials Application
  • Building Information Modelling
  • Residential Interior Design
  • Commercial Interior Design
  • Internship
Graduation Path

Graduates may further study degree programmes in Interior Design or join creative industries as junior designers in interior design, event production or window display. 


Diversified internship opportunities will be offered. In addition to able to participate in industry-related projects, internships will be arranged at interior design firms for students. 

Programme Details
Mode of Study

Full Time

Teaching Mode

Face to face (Classes may need to be conducted via online platform depending on epidemic for the sake of students’ safety)

Commencement of Study

September 2021

Entry Requirements
  • Successful completion of Secondary 6 (Level 2 in 5 HKDSE subjects*); or
  • Successful completion of Secondary 7 (1 pass in HKAL or 2 passes in HKAS Level subjects; and 5 passes in HKCEE*); or
  • Holder of Diploma for Tertiary Studies; or
  • Holder of Diploma Yi Jin / Yi Jin Diploma; or
  • Holder of Pre-Associate Degree / Diploma; or
  • Aged 21 or above with 1 year working experience; or
  • Equivalent qualifications; And
  • Pass in admission interview.

*Including Chinese Language and English Language; at most two Applied Learning subjects achieved a level of "Attained" or above would be considered on a case-by-case basis

QF Level
The qualification of this programme is recognised under the Qualifications Framework in Hong Kong.
QF level:4
QR Registration No.:20/000065/L4
Registration Validity Period:1/9/2020 to 31/8/2023
Hong Kong College of Technology reserves the right of cancellation of programme and granting offer without prior notice.
All tuition fees are to be reviewed and adjusted every year.