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BA (Hons) Fashion and Textile Design (Reg. no.: 252698)

BA (Hons) Graphic Design (Reg. no.: 252699)

BA (Hons) Interior Architecture and Design (Reg. no.: 252700)

Programme Features

These Top-up Degree prorgrammes are offered by the University of Portsmouth, UK in collaboration with Caritas Institute of Higher Education. They are, either full-time or part-time mode, designed for students who have completed the Higher Diploma in relevant design stream and would further articulate to complete the undergraduate degree in design.

 

Introduction to the University of Portsmouth

The University of Portsmouth’s roots go back to 1869. The University has grown in size and strength creating and sharing success with our students, staff, community and society. The University has over 25,000 students, including more than 4,000 international and EU  students from 150 different countries.  

 

Why choose The University of Portsmouth?

The University of Portsmouth has an excellent reputation for quality teaching and sustained, high levels of student satisfaction. Our commitment to preparing you for your future career is evident in every course, dedicated careers and recruitment services and a strong graduate employment track record:

Here are some other key facts about the University:

  • 37th best University in the UK, according to the Guardian University Guide 2018
  • 'Gold' rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) - a Government scheme that recognises excellent teaching in UK universities
  • One of the world's top 100 new universities in the Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2017

 

Resources from: http://www.port.ac.uk/why-portsmouth/

 

Caritas Institute of Higher Education – Centre for Advanced and Professional Studies (CAPS)

Under CIHE, the Centre for Advanced and Professional Studies (CAPS) specializes in the support and administration of tertiary programmes offered in Hong Kong by overseas and local institutions. At present, CAPS administers a number of overseas/local programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. CAPS is responsible for the local administration, pastoral and other learning support for thes Top-up Degree programmes offered by the University of Portsmouth. Further information is available at the Institute’s website: http://caps.cihe.edu.hk/

 

Programme Aims

 

The Programme aims to provide an educational ethos which develops students’ creative potential along with critical and cultural awareness as an artist, or as a designer. Through the inspiring and challenging curriculum in local face-to-face tutorials and lectures, students are encouraged in curiosity, experimentation and discovery. The programme also aims to support students to realise their individual potential and ensure they have the skills to act appropriately in the world.

 

Study Mode and Duration

 

Top-up Degree (Final year) offered in Hong Kong with face-to-face Tuition.

 

Full-time (One-year) - The length of the course is normally 12 months across two semesters.

Part-time (Two-year) – The length of the course is normally 24 months across four semesters.

 

Class Arrangement and Schedule

 

Students have to attend 3 to 12 hours of face-to-face teaching sessions in each week.

Course Delivery

 

  • All classes will be conducted by CIHE and CBCC Teaching Staff.
  • All assessment will be set by UK Staff and marked by CIHE and CBCC Teaching staff.

 

Tuition Fee

 

Tuition Fee: HK$71,400

Application Fee: HK$200

 

Payable in TWO consecutive instalments for full-time mode or in FOUR consecutive instalments for part-time mode. Each instalment should be settled one month before the commencement of the related semester.

 

*It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognize any qualification to which this course may lead.

 

 

BA (Hons) Fashion and Textile Design (Reg. no.: 252698)

 

Five compulsory units with a total of 120 credits.

 

Advanced Design Development

20 Credits

Advanced Design Research

20 Credits

Final Design Resolution

20 Credits

Self-initiated Design Briefs and Student Competitions

20 Credits

Visual Culture: Extended Research Project

40 Credits

 

Study Plan/ Delivery Schedule of BA (Hons) Fashion and Textile Design

 

Full-time

Year 1

Term 1 (Sep to Jan)

Term 2 (Feb to Jun)

Self-initiated Design Briefs and Student Competitions (20 Credits)

Advanced Design Research (20 Credits)

Visual Culture: Extended Research Project (40 Credits)

Final Design Resolution (20 Credits)

Advanced Design Development

 (20 Credits)

 

 

Part-time

Year 1

Term 1 (Sep to Jan)

Term 2 (Feb to Jun)

Self-initiated Design Briefs and Student Competitions (20 Credits)

Advanced Design Research (20 Credits)

Visual Culture: Extended Research Project (40 Credits)

Year 2

Term 1 (Sep to Jan)

Term 2 (Feb to Jun)

Advanced Design Development

 (20 Credits)

Final Design Resolution (20 Credits)

 

BA (Hons) Graphic Design (Reg. no.: 252699)

 

Five compulsory units with a total of 120 credits.

 

Visual Culture: Extended Research Project

40 Credits

Professional Practice – Promotion and Employability

20 Credits

Major Project in Graphic Design – Research and Development

20 Credits

Major Project in Graphic Design – Resolution

20 Credits

Professional Practice – Design Briefs and Competitions

20 Credits

 

Study Plan/ Delivery Schedule of BA (Hons) Graphic Design

 

Full-time

Year 1

Term 1 (Sep to Jan)

Term 2 (Feb to Jun)

Professional Practice – Design Briefs and Competitions (20 Credits)

Professional Practice – Promotion and Employability (20 Credits)

Visual Culture: Extended Research Project (40 Credits)

Major Project in Graphic Design – Research and Development (20 Credits)

Major Project in Graphic Design – Resolution (20 Credits)

 

Part-time

Year 1

Term 1 (Sep to Jan)

Term 2 (Feb to Jun)

Professional Practice – Design Briefs and Competitions (20 Credits)

Professional Practice – Promotion and Employability (20 Credits)

Visual Culture: Extended Research Project (40 Credits)

Year 2

Term 1 (Sep to Jan)

Term 2 (Feb to Jun)

Major Project in Graphic Design – Research and Development (20 Credits)

Major Project in Graphic Design – Resolution (20 Credits)

 

BA (Hons) Interior Architecture and Design (Reg. no.: 252700)

 

Five compulsory units with a total of 120 credits.

 

Dissertation

20 Credits

Communication and Professional Studies

20 Credits

Interior: Integration

20 Credits

Interior: Identity

20 Credits

Interior: Major Project

40 Credits

 

Study Plan/ Delivery Schedule of BA (Hons) Interior Architecture and Design

 

Full-time

Year 1

Term 1 (Sep to Jan)

Term 2 (Feb to Jun)

Interior: Identity (20 Credits)

Communication and Professional Studies (20 Credits)

Interior: Integration (20 Credits)

Interior: Major Project (40 Credits)

Dissertation (20 Credits)

 

 

Part-time

Year 1

Term 1 (Sep to Jan)

Term 2 (Feb to Jun)

Interior: Identity (20 Credits)

Dissertation (20 Credits)

Interior: Integration (20 Credits)

Year 2

Term 1 (Sep to Jan)

Term 2 (Feb to Jun)

Interior: Major Project (40 Credits)

Communication and Professional Studies (20 Credits)

 

*It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognize any qualification to which this course may lead.

 

 

BA (Hons) Fashion and Textile Design (Reg. no.: 252698)

Students must fulfill one of the items in Academic Qualification AND English Language Proficiency respectively.

A. Academic qualification

  1. Completed Higher Diploma in Design (Fashion Design) at Caritas Bianchi College of Careers (CBCC); or
  2. Completed Pearson BTEC HND in Fashion & Textiles at Caritas Bianchi College of Careers (CBCC); or
  3. Equivalent qualifications obtained from other institutions. E.g. HND, Diploma, Foundation Degree in Fashion Design or Textile from HKDI, HKUSPACE, CUSCS, OUHK, LiPACE, etc.

AND

B. English Language Proficiency

  1. IELTS: Overall 6.0 with no component score below 5.5.; or
  2. TOFEL (IBT): 79 with a minimum of: 18 in Reading, 17 in Listening, 20 in Speaking, 17 in Writing; or
  3. Pearson Test of English (PTE): 54 points with a minimum of 51 in each component; or
  4. Trinity College London: ISE Level III with pass in all four components; or
  5. Cambridge English Advanced (CAE): An overall CAE score of 169 with no component score less than 162; or
  6. HKDSE English Language: Level 4 with no component lower than Level 3; or
  7. Prior 2-year sub-degree or equivalent qualification (e.g. Higher /Professional Diploma) studied in English

BA (Hons) Graphic Design (Reg. no.: 252699)

Students must fulfill one of the items in Academic Qualification AND English Language Proficiency respectively.

A. Academic qualification

  1. Completed Higher Diploma in Design (Graphic Design) at Caritas Bianchi College of Careers (CBCC); or
  2. Completed Pearson BTEC HND in Graphic Design at Caritas Bianchi College of Careers (CBCC); or
  3. Equivalent qualifications obtained from other institutions. E.g. HND, Diploma, Foundation Degree in Graphic Design from HKDI, HKUSPACE, CUSCS, OUHK, LiPACE, etc.

AND

B.English Language Proficiency

  1. IELTS: Overall 6.0 with no component score below 5.5.; or
  2. TOFEL (IBT): 79 with a minimum of: 18 in Reading, 17 in Listening, 20 in Speaking, 17 in Writing; or
  3. Pearson Test of English (PTE): 54 points with a minimum of 51 in each component; or
  4. Trinity College London: ISE Level III with pass in all four components; or
  5. Cambridge English Advanced (CAE): An overall CAE score of 169 with no component score less than 162; or
  6. HKDSE English Language: Level 4 with no component lower than Level 3; or
  7. Prior 2-year sub-degree or equivalent qualification (e.g. Higher /Professional Diploma) studied in English

BA (Hons) Interior Architecture and Design (Reg. no.: 252700)

Students must fulfill one of the items in Academic Qualification AND English Language Proficiency respectively.

A. Academic qualification

  1. Completed Higher Diploma in Design (Interior Architecture) at Caritas Bianchi College of Careers (CBCC); or
  2. Completed Pearson BTEC HND in 3D Design at Caritas Bianchi College of Careers (CBCC); or
  3. Equivalent qualifications obtained from other institutions. E.g. HND, Diploma, Foundation Degree in Interior Design from HKDI, HKUSPACE, CUSCS, OUHK, LiPACE, etc.

AND

B.English Language Proficiency

  1. IELTS: Overall 6.0 with no component score below 5.5.; or
  2. TOFEL (IBT): 79 with a minimum of: 18 in Reading, 17 in Listening, 20 in Speaking, 17 in Writing; or
  3. Pearson Test of English (PTE): 54 points with a minimum of 51 in each component; or
  4. Trinity College London: ISE Level III with pass in all four components; or
  5. Cambridge English Advanced (CAE): An overall CAE score of 169 with no component score less than 162; or
  6. HKDSE English Language: Level 4 with no component lower than Level 3; or
  7. Prior 2-year sub-degree or equivalent qualification (e.g. Higher /Professional Diploma) studied in English

 

Graduation Criteria

 

  • Pass All Units (modules)
  • Pass Mark/ Grade: 40%

 

*It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognize any qualification to which this course may lead.