For more information about Design+ at The University of Hong Kong, please visit the webpage using the button above.

The award
BA/BSc Combined Honours

How long you will study
years

Domestic course fees
HKD 42100 per year

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
find out

International course fees
HKD 171000 per year

All study options

About Design+ at The University of Hong Kong

Programme Aims and Features

Design+ is designed to generate highly effective, adaptive, and creative graduates who can lead across multiple disciplinary subjects, and will become known globally for their distinctive qualities of creativity, analytical ability, critical thinking, and innovative problem-solving.

Cutting across tradition disciplinary boundaries, the program is structured around design thinking as a distinct foundational approach to interdisciplinary studies, innovation, and enterprise. The degree prepares students to be innovators and creative leaders, entraining students who want to capitalise on both entrepreneurial and creative abilities. Combining insights, theory, research, methods and practices that embrace a combination of design thinking, functional design and process design, the academic focus provides students a blend of thinking tools that will equip them for the challenges facing all sectors of society. A central pedagogical feature of the degree program, and central graduate quality, is the ability to balance analytical forward-thinking approaches to problem solving with solution-first imagination-based problem solving.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardBA/BSc Combined HonoursHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study find out
    Course starts find outDomestic course feesHKD 42100 per yearInternational course feesHKD 171000 per year

Notes about fees for this course

You (or your parents) only need to pay a fraction of the cost of education in Hong Kong, even though our educational standards are at an international level. We value what you bring to HKU, in terms of your background and culture, and our fees are set at a level that students everywhere can afford, as long as your academic results are good enough!

Entry requirements

If you take the International Baccalaureate Diploma, GCE A-level/International A-Level, SAT/AP or All India Senior School Certificate Examination and Indian School Certificate, please take note of the standards as below:

  • International Baccalaureate Diploma - 31, candidates should have completed the full IB Diploma, including CAS, TOK, and the Extended Essay.
  • GCE A-Level/International A-Level - 2A's and 1B, candidates should present at minimum of 3 A-level subjects, excluding English and Chinese language.
  • SAT Reasoning Test/ACT plus Writing and SAT Subject Test/Advanced Placement Test - Redesigned SAT: 1350, SAT Subject Tests: 550 in each of the 3 subjects, AP Exams: Level 3 in each of the 3 subjects
  • All India Senior School Certificate Examination and Indian School Certificate - 93%, Candidates should present a minimum of 5 subjects in the Grade 12 Indian Board examinations.

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