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Professional Diploma in Architectural Studies

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Course profile

This programme consists of 17 modules (66 credits in total) in 3 years for part-time mode. There are 2 semesters in each year.
This programme consists of 17 modules (66 credits in total) in 3 years for part-time mode. There are 2 semesters in each year.

Part-time Year 1:

Architectural Design 1
Visual Studies 1
Environmental Controls 1
Buidling Structures 1
Building Construction 1
English for Architectural Studies
Contemporary Architecture and Our Cities

Part-time Year 2:

Architectural Design 2
Visual Studies 2a
Environmental Controls 2
Buidling Structures 2
Building Construction 2
Architects in Practice
Appreciation in Landscape Architecture

Part-time Year 3:

Architectural Design 3
Visual Studies 2b
Aspects of Professional Practice

Course details

Classification: 
Engineering
Level: 
Postgrad Certification / Postgrad Diploma

Primary Area of Study

Primary Area of Study: 
Architecture, Construction and Town Planning
Delivery Mode: 
Part Time
Duration: 
3 years
Language of Instruction: 
English
Course fee: 
HK$20470 per semester
Prerequisite: 

Applicants shall:

  1. have gained in the HKDSE Examination* Level 2 or above in five subjects including English Language, Chinese Language and Mathematics (Core) and with 1 year’s relevant working experience; or
  2. have a pass in one AL subject or two AS subjects in the HKALE; or
  3. hold a recognised Pre-Associate Degree / Foundation Programme qualification; or
  4. hold a recognized post-secondary certificate, diploma or degree.

Equivalent qualifications will be considered by the College.

Applicants who do not possess the above academic qualifications but who are aged 25 or above with 1 year’s relevant working experience will be considered by the College.

* Applicants are allowed to use not more than two Applied Learning (ApL) subjects in the application. The recognition of the ApL subjects is as follows: 

(1) “Attained with distinction” is deemed equivalent to Level 3; and

(2) “Attained” is deemed equivalent to Level 2.