BA (Hons) Graphic Design

Reg. No. 251629
This one year top-up programme is awarded by University of Sunderland and is a fast bridge programme to achieve a UK honors degree as a professional graphic designer.
This programme aims at those who want to top up their sub-degree qualification to a full honours UK degree, or for those with extensive practical experience to be a recognized professional graphic designer. This is a hands-on UK design programme. 

We are proud to share, our 2018-19 graduate Ms. Jessica Mouse has won the Third Prize in the “Student Graphic Design Competition 2018/19” contest.

Programme Structure
  • Graphic Design and Professional Practice 
  • Design Research Project 
  • Design Final Major Project 

+ Course content is subject to review and changes without prior notice. 

Mode of Study

Part Time

Teaching Mode

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

Commencement of Study

Every September

Entry Year

Year 3


1 Year

Entry Requirements

General Requirements

  • Higher Diploma / Associate Degree / Professional Diploma in graphic design or related discipline. The qualification must be awarded by a local recognized tertiary institutions / post-secondary colleges; OR
  • Other qualifications, which the University will consider on case-by-case basis; equivalent to the normal admission requirements of the University;
  • Satisfactory portfolio;
  • Pass in English admission interview

English Requirements

  • IELTS 6.0 with no score below 5.5; OR
  • Equivalent qualifications
  • Students who have qualifications with QF level 4 (ADs and HDs) and are fully taught in English can have an English waiver on this basis.

Total $68,250 (in 4 installments)

Administration Fee: HK$1,500 (Upon 1st instalment)



Extended Non-means-tested Loan Scheme

For the details of Government Financial Assistance and Subsidy

HKCT Alumni Fee Reduction

  • HKCT former student who has completed a one year programme or above is eligible.
  • 5% of total tuition fee reduction (max $1,000) will be made in the last instalment of tuition fee payment.

Tel: (852) 2276 8514 / (852) 2926 1222

It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognise any qualification to which this course may lead.
This programme is operated by Hong Kong College of Technology International Limited.
Tuition fees and government subsidies will be reviewed and adjusted annually on various factors. All tuition fees are subject to the final approval from the Education Bureau.
Hong Kong College of Technology International Limited reserves the right of cancellation of programme and granting offer without prior notice.
This programme is awarded by University of Sunderland, UK.