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Art and Design

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Interior Architecture

室內建築(榮譽)文學士

Course Code: 1545-DP009A (CE 68-819-00/71)
enquiries
Ms. Cathy Chiu
T: 3762 0086

Programme
Overview

Programme overview

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Interior Architecture aims to provide comprehensive training for those who aspire to become a professional interior designer. It provides an articulation route for Higher Diploma or Diploma graduates of interior design or related disciplines from different institutions. It also provides an opportunity for practising designers to further pursue their studies.

This programme adopts a project-centred approach to learning that not only provides the opportunity to explore and develop design thinking but also offers a framework within which to promote contextual knowledge and technical presentation skills.

This programme possesses an excellent staff profile and is closely connected to the local design industry. Renowned interior design firms such as M. Moser Associates Ltd. and Steve Leung Designers Ltd. have been rendering enormous support to this programme by providing students with internships, visits, seminars or professional comments on projects. Graduates of this programme were also presented with valuable opportunities to work in these large firms, thus guaranteering a good start in their career path.

室內建築(榮譽)文學士學位課程為有志成為專業室內設計師的人士提供全面的培訓。課程對象主要為各大院校的室內設計高級文憑或文憑課程的畢業生,以及希望透過持續進修而提升學歷的在職設計師。

學生會以專題研習的形式學習室內設計、傳意及資料搜集等多方面的技巧,並認識設計師身處的社會文化和專業環境。

本課程不但師資優良,而且亦與業界保持密切聯繫。著名室內設計公司如 M. Moser Associates Ltd. 及梁志天室內設計有限公司一直為本課程提供支持,除了舉辦實習生計劃、參觀活動或研討會外,更不時就學生的設計習作給予專業意見。本課程的畢業生不少受聘於本地著名設計公司。

Programme Highlights

  • Projects led by professional designers with extensive local and overseas design experiences;
  • International interior design firms such as Steve Leung Designers Ltd. and M. Moser Associates Ltd. render enormous support to this programme, by providing students with internships, visits, seminars or professional comments on projects;
  • Past students have outstanding achievements in major interior design awards in Hong Kong. For three consecutive years, students have won the Asia Pacific Interior Design Awards organised by the Hong Kong Interior Design Association.

Middlesex University London

Middlesex

Middlesex is an international university with roots in North London. The University is committed to meeting the needs and ambitions of a culturally and internationally diverse range of students by providing challenging academic programmes underpinned by innovative research and professional practice.

Middlesex is an outstanding teaching university. Working with over 300 prestigious international academic partners, Middlesex is the first British university to achieve the highest rating possible for their collaborative provision around the world. According to previous report from the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA), the auditors showed confidence in the University’s current and likely future management of its academic standards and of the learning opportunities available to students.

Middlesex is also one of very few universities to have been awarded three Queen’s Anniversary Prizes for Higher and Further Education.

The design programme of Middlesex is widely regarded as one of the best in the UK within both the design industry and the academic community. The achievement of their design students is remarkable – they are successful in a number of international design awards and competitions and have won over 25 prizes in the past few years.

倫敦密德薩斯大學

倫敦密德薩斯大學位於倫敦北部,一直致力為來自不同地區及國籍的學生提供專業、高質素的大學課程,並積極鼓勵他們進行創新研究。

現時有超過300間學術機構與倫敦密德薩斯大學成為合作夥伴。倫敦密德薩斯大學憑著出色的教學質素,成為了英國本土首間得到英國高等教育質量保證署,給予其國際教育合作計劃「最高評價」學術榮譽的大學。英國高等教育質量保證署在最近期的評估報告中亦指出,倫敦密德薩斯大學有能力持續為學生提供高質素教學水平。

倫敦密德薩斯大學更屢獲「英女皇週年紀念榮譽獎 (高等教育及持續進修教育)」,是少數三次獲頒此殊榮的英國高等院校。

密德薩斯大學的設計課程無論在設計業或學術界均得到極高的評價和肯定,學生們更於國際性設計比賽中屢獲殊榮,過去數年間,已贏取超過二十五個設計獎項。

Welcome Message

As a student on Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Graphic Design at HKU SPACE you are enrolled on a programme which is franchised by Middlesex University, London. Your programme is quality assured and managed through our School of Art and Design at Middlesex University and you will meet our University link tutor at your Boards of Study.

The School of Art and Design is proud to collaborate with HKU SPACE in overseeing your programme. Our work with collaborative partner institutions is one of our great strengths. From our hub in North London we work with collaborative partners in the UK and overseas in Hong Kong, and Greece. We are actively working with new partners all around the world and we have our own campuses in Dubai and Mauritius. So you are part of a thriving global community.

Art and Design is a dynamic School, with an enviable reputation in the UK and across the world. Our School is very proud of its award winning success in the Creative Industries. Our academic staff are acknowledged as world class researchers and internationally renowned practitioners.

We have more than 2,000 students studying at our Hendon campus in North London, within easy reach of the vibrant cultural centres in the UK's capital. In line with the rest of Middlesex University, the School offers a global perspective - we attract students from every continent, bringing together people from different backgrounds and allowing them to draw on different perspectives in their learning.

We have spent more than GBP 200 million on our new campus, which boasts the most up to date studios and workshops in the UK. The campus has been designed as an inspirational place to think, create and learn, equipped with the latest technologies and extensive exhibition and performance spaces throughout.

I am certain that your forthcoming period of study will be challenging, rewarding and, above all, enjoyable. I am equally certain that solid achievement on your course will provide you with a positive start in your chosen career, or a springboard for career development if you are already in employment. I wish you every success with your study with Middlesex University.

The Dean's Office
Middlesex University London

 

Content and
Teaching

Programme Structure

The entire programme comprises three modules (180 credits in total). Some classes may take place on weekday evenings and Saturdays.

Module Title Credit
Interior Architecture: Application 60
Interior Architecture: Enquiry 60
Interior Architecture: Integration 60
Total 180 credits

The above programme structure is intended for use as guide by prospective students. HKU SPACE and Middlesex University London reserve the right to vary the structure.

Duration of Study

With full exemptions granted, students can complete the programme in 1.5 years in full-time mode.

Teaching Mode

Most modules are project-based and conducted in the form of group/ individual tutorials.

Assessment

Students are regularly assessed by projects they complete throughout the programme.

Teaching Staff

  • Programme Leaders
    FLORA, Amritt
    ​(Middlesex)
    RIBA ARB; BA Arch Kingston; PgDip Arch Greenwich; Professional Practice Architecture South Bank; PGCertHE CLTAD
    HOUSE, Naomi
    (Middlesex)
    BA Middlesex; MSc Arch Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL
    TSANG, Irene
    (HKU SPACE)
    BSocSc CUHK; MA, PhD Lond
  • Teaching Staff - HKU SPACE
    AU, F. BSc Arch, BArch RMIT; MDS Harvard GSD; RA; HKIA
    CHEUNG, Judy BA Manitoba; MArch UBC; RA; HKIA
    KWONG, Yammy BSSc, MArch CUHK; AP(List1); RA; HKIA
    LEE, Wilson BAS, BArch Auck; MSc PolyU HK; HKIDA; APIB; HKIOB; RA; HKIA
    LO, Arthur BA Middx; MDes PolyU HK
    TUNG, Henri BSSc, MArch CUHK; MDiv CGST; PhD LU
    YUEN, Cathy BA CityU HK; MA Middx

 

Award and
Careers

Award

Students who have successfully completed all modules (180 credits) with satisfactory results will be awarded the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Interior Architecture by Middlesex University London.

Career Opportunities

Having acquired professional knowledge and essential skills in design, students enjoy an outstanding start to their creative career. Our graduates have worked with leading design firms such as Tommy Li Design Workshop, Steve Leung Designers’ Ltd, M. Moser Associates Ltd, among others, while some graduates have started their own business in design.

 

Fees and
Funding

Tuition Fee

The tuition fee for 2017/18 intake is HK$39,000 per term (3 terms for the entire programme).

Extended Non-means-tested Loan Scheme (ENLS)

Students are eligible to apply for the HKSAR Government’s Extended Non-means-tested Loan Scheme (ENLS). The maximum financial assistance under the ENLS is equivalent to the total tuition fee payable to the HKU SPACE in the academic year. For details, please refer to the website of Student Financial Office (SFO) of the Working Family and Student Financial Assistance Agency (WFSFAA).

 

 

Entry
Requirements

Entry Requirments

An applicant for admission to the programme shall hold:

  1. a Higher Diploma in Interior Design awarded within the HKU system through HKU SPACE; or
  2. a recognised Associate Degree or Higher (Advanced) Diploma in Interior Design or a related discipline; or
  3. a recognised Diploma in Interior Design and have at least five years of relevant work experience.

Qualified applicants to the programme will be invited to attend an admissions interview and bring a portfolio of their design work to the panel.

Graduates of the HKU SPACE Higher Diploma in Interior Design are considered as having met the required English proficiency. In other cases, applicants should present proof of English proficiency by having:

  1. level 4 or above, or a grade C or above in English Language (Syllabus B) in HKCEE; or
  2. level 4 or above in English Language in HKDSE Examination; or
  3. a grade D or above in Use of English in HKALE; or
  4. a minimum score of 72 in TOEFL (IBT) (with at least 17 in listening and writing, 20 in speaking and 18 in reading); or
  5. an overall score of 6 or above in IELTS (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component).

 

Student Work
and Activities

2017 SPACE IDEA SHOWCASE

HKU SPACE & Middlesex University Graduation Show 2017

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The Design Graduation Show 2017

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HKU SPACE & Middlesex University Graduation Show 2016

2016 A SPACE ODYSSEY

2016 A SPACE ODYSSEY  2016 A SPACE ODYSSEY

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HKU SPACE & Middlesex University Graduation Show 2015

BREWING / 2015 A SPACE ODYSSEY

Graduation Show 2015  Graduation Show 2015

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Best Ten in Asia Pacific Interior Design Award (APIDA) 2014

LEE Ka Chun Henry's winning project

Libica Chan's Work

 

CSM London Summer Study Programme

This programme organised by IC provides a valuable opportunity for students to enroll into a short course in Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design (CSM), one of the world’s leading institutes for arts and design education with 150 years of history.

IC-ECNU Shanghai Winter Study Programme

This programme enables students to broaden their intercultural outlook by exploring Shanghai’s past and present, discovering local culture, lifestyle and art development. They can also experience East China Normal University’s campus, hall life and study with ECNU students.

 

Note(s)

This programme is designed, assessed and quality assured by Middlesex University.

This is an exempted course under the Non-local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance. It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognise any qualification to which this course may lead.