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Certificate in Advanced Typography: Publications

Hong Kong Design Institute (HKDI)
Hong Kong Design Institute (HKDI)
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Programme Code
DE424148Q
Subject Area
Art & Design
Programme Type
Certificate
Offering Institution
Hong Kong Design Institute (HKDI)
Contact Hours
30
Duration
30 Hour(s)
QF Level
4
QF Credits
15
QF Registration No.
21/000075/L4
QF Registration Validity Period
2021.02.10-2026.08.31
Programme Fee
HKD$6,300.00
Special Offer
Member of bodw+ HKD$5,670.00 only
Class Code Commencement Date Class Location Medium of Instruction Apply Online Class Remarks Class Status
DE424148Q_202210 2023.03.04 Hong Kong Design Institute
English supplemented with Cantonese
On completion of the module, students are expected to be able to:
 
1. describe the typographic and publication design principles that make complex multi-page publications usable;
2. devise an effective organisation structure for complex text matter using pagination, grids and styles;
3. demonstrate appropriate typographic decision-making based on communication goals, users’ needs and other contextual requirements; and
4. apply aesthetic and digital craft skills related to typography and page layout using an industry-standard page layout application.
 
Remark:
(1) Students are required to bring their own laptop (installed with Adobe InDesign) to the classes.
(2) Classes may go online depending on the situation of the COVID-19 pandemic.
(3) Students are recommended to have a printer (any models) if the classes are delivered online.
 
Please visit PEEC website for details: http://www.hkdi.edu.hk/i.php?l=en&s=4&p=1499
 

Entry Requirement

Basic Qualification:
(a)
- Five HKDSE subjects at Level 2 or above, including English and Chinese Languages, or equivalent; or 
- Five HKCEE subjects at Grade E / Level 2 or above, including English and Chinese Languages, or equivalent; or
- Completion of a QF Level 3 programme that is deemed acceptable to the respective Programme Board; or
- Relevant RPL qualification(s) at QF Level 3 or above AND a pass in an entrance assessment, which can be either oral or written; or
- Other relevant verifiable prior learning and/or work experience that is/are deemed appropriate by respective Programme Board AND a pass in an entrance assessment, which can be either oral or written.

(b) Applicants are required to have at least 1 year relevant working experience.
(c) Basic knowledge of graphic design (particularly page layout) is highly preferred.
(d) An interview may also be required on need basis. 

Mature Applicants:
Mature applicants, i.e. those aged 21 or above with at least two years’ relevant working experience, may be admitted.  Where appropriate, the applicant may be required to pass an entrance assessment, which can be in an oral and/or written form. 

Documents Required for Application:
1) Completed Application Form (Online)|
2) Upload copy of proof for Academic Qualifications
3) Upload copy of proof for Work Experience


Entry Requirements

Five HKCEE subjects at Grade E / Level 2 or above, including English Language and Chinese Language, or equivalent

Enrollment
A) By Online Application:
1. Press the “Apply Online” button at the right-top corner of this page
2. Complete the Online Form
3. Upload the supporting documents required (e.g. for academic qualifications and work experiences)
4. Settle the tuition fee (by crossed cheque payable to “Vocational Training Council”; or by ATM)
5. Submit the cheque or the original copy of ATM Receipt to our office by post or in person. Your full name and the course applied should be written on the back of the cheque or the receipt.

B) By post or submission in person:
1. A completed Application Form, a set of photocopies of supporting documents of academic qualifications or work experiences, and a crossed cheque payable to “Vocational Training Council” / the original copy of ATM receipt for tuition fee should be submittedLinksPayment Method: 
http://www.hkdi.edu.hk/media/peec/new/pdf/Tuition_Payment_Methods_v2020.pdf

1) Applicants must be permanent resident of Hong Kong; or have the right of residence and receiving education in Hong Kong.
2) No applicant will be deemed to be an enrolled student of the Institute until such time as his/her application has been processed by the Institute and full payment of fees has been cleared at the Bank. Postdated cheque is not acceptable.
3) Fees paid is non-refundable unless the course is cancelled.
4) An official receipt for their tuition fee payment will be given in the first lesson.
5) Early Bird Discount will be counted on the postmark date (for cheque) or the transaction date (for ATM).
6) The Institute reserves the right to make any alterations about the courses that are considered to be necessary without prior notice (e.g. changes in teaching venues, time, instructors or tuition fee, etc.). The Institute also reserves the right to cancel a course if there is insufficient number of enrollments.
7) Our office address: LW004, Hong Kong Design Institute, 3 King Ling Road, Tseung Kwan O, N.T., Hong Kong.

Tel: 3928 2777 Email: peec.hkdi@vtc.edu.hk

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