PolyU Design

PolyU Design

Description

PolyU School of Design has been an important hub of design education and research for Hong Kong since 1964.

PolyU is the largest public-funded universities in Hong Kong by student population and is constantly breaking new grounds in applied research. The University's mission is to nurture the young generation to become serving leaders and promote social responsibility through research and innovation, aiming to build a sustainable future for all.

The School first offered part-time evening General Certificate courses in the 1960s. It expanded by offering design and applied arts programmes in Certificate, Higher Certificate, Diploma and Higher Diploma levels and held the first graduation show Polydesign in the 70s. The School was renamed as the Swire School of Design in the 1980s and launched a number of BA programmes, including Graphic, Fashion, Industrial and Interior Design. The first taught postgraduate degree in Design, MA in Design, was offered in 1990. In the 2000s and after, the School innovated through its curriculum by partnering with Graduate School of Business in offering MBA programme in Innovation and Design Management, the launching of games production service unit, a platform to develop student designs for commercialization, and a design institution for social innovation.

The School is ranked as one of the Top Design Schools in the World by BusinessWeek, Top in Asia among the Top 25 in the World by Business Insider and by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings® by Subject - Art and Design. The University is ranked 29th in QS Asian University Rankings and 6th QS Top 50 Under 50 Rankings.

Top courses

  • Master
  • Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
  • Different dates available
  • 1 Year

...SD5018 Research and Analysis for Design (3 credits) SD5104 Branding: From Local to Global Strategies (3 credits) SD5202 Innovative Products and Services Development... Learn about: Value creation, Consumer as Producer, Design Methodology... More


£ 15,084
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Design Strategies (MDes) course in Hong Kong
PolyU Design
  • Master
  • Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
  • Different dates available
  • 2 Years

...The programme concludes with a report that synthesizes individual experience and interests with programme materials leading to strategic development... Learn about: Design Methodology, Design techniques, Sustainable Design... More


£ 15,084
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  • Master
  • Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
  • Different dates available
  • 1 Year

...(1 credits) SD5400 Vision and Change (1 credit) Specialism Core Subjects (compulsory) (29 credits) Theory/Method Subjects (12 credits) SD5018 Research... Learn about: Chinese Traditions, Managing Value, Analysis for Design... More


£ 15,084
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  • Master
  • Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
  • Different dates available
  • 1 Year

...Course Programme ID&BM begins with an intensive seven-week introduction to the Essential Knowledge in each of the three disciplines, then followed... Learn about: Design techniques, Design Methodology, Business and Management... More


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Urban Environments Design (MDes) course in Hong Kong
PolyU Design
  • Master
  • Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
  • Different dates available
  • 18 Months

...SD5706 Strategic Approaches to the City (2 credits) Workshop Subjects (12 credits) SD5703 Urban Interior Environment (4 credits) SD5705 Urban Public Space Design... Learn about: Urban Design, Urban ecology, Public Space Design... More


£ 15,084
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Teachers and trainers (9)

Benny Leong
Benny Leong
Assistant Professor

Fred Han
Fred Han
Associate Professor

Huaxin Wei
Huaxin Wei
Assistant Professor

Kenny Chow
Kenny Chow
Associate Professor

Laurent Gutierrez
Laurent Gutierrez
Professor

Philippe  Casens
Philippe Casens
Assistant Professor

Sandy M Ng
Sandy M Ng
Assistant Professor

Sylvia Liu
Sylvia Liu
Assistant Professor

Tim Jachna
Tim Jachna
Professor