Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Product Design

Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi)
Hong Kong
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
4 years
Total tuition fee (local)
Contact the university / college
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 51,342

About this course

The aim of this programme is to provide students with an educational experience which will groom and develop their professional aptitudes and attitudes, and shape them to become inter-disciplinary product design professionals, equipped for local and global needs. This programme also focuses on nurturing and developing students’ intellectual capacity, practical abilities and professional attributes. Students will be actively engaged with all aspects of practice, as part of the programme's project-based learning element. 

Entry Requirements

International Students:

  • Applicants with academic qualifications obtained in secondary or tertiary institutions outside Hong Kong will be assessed individually by the departments concerned.
  • IGCSE, GCE, International Baccalaureate (IB) or other overseas qualifications which are comparable with the required levels of the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education will be accepted.
  • IELTS overall score at 6 or equivalent. 


Year 1

  • Products, Styles & Brands
  • Product Design Masters
  • History of Art
  • Visual Perception and Drawing
  • Design Communication & Processes
  • Form, Structure & Function
  • Materials & Fabrication Processes
  • Digital Visualisation & Sketching
  • GE Core Module: English for Academic Studies 1
  • GE Core Module: Chinese 1
  • GE Core Module: The Human Spirit

Year 2

  • Design Processes & Lifestyle Products
  • Interior Products Design
  • Surface Modeling & Presentation
  • Solid Modeling & Prototyping
  • Design History
  • User Experience Design
  • Programme Elective 1
  • Programme Elective 2
  • GE Elective Module 1
  • GE Core Module: Habits of Scientific Thinking
  • GE Core Social Dynamics of Organisations

Year 3

  • Emerging Technology & Trends
  • Product Opportunity and Strategy
  • Production & Portfolio: Product Redesign
  • Dissertation
  • Programme Elective 3
  • GE Core Module: English for Academic Studies 2
  • GE Core Module: English for Professional Purposes
  • GE Core Module: Chinese 2
  • GE Elective Module 2

Year 4

  • Contemporary & Future Contexts in Product Design
  • Design for Human & Environment
  • Major Design Project 1: Contextual Research & Analysis
  • Design Management & Entrepreneurship
  • Major Design Project 2: Development & Realisation
  • Programme Elective 4
  • GE Elective Module 3
  • GE Elective Module 4

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