Certificate in Foundation Art and Design - HKU SPACE: Western Art, Design courses
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Certificate in Foundation Art and Design
藝術及設計基礎證書

Course Code
AT002A

Study mode
Part-time
Start Date
16 Apr 2020 (Thu)
Next intake(s)
Autumn 2020
Duration
1.5 years to 3 years
Language
English or Cantonese. Normally all modules are available in both languages.
Course Fee
1. Supervision Fee: HK$4,500 (One-off payment; payable at the time of registration)
2. Module Fee: See individual course description (Payable at the time of individual course enrolment)
3. Fees paid are not refundable
Application Code for First-time Registration:
1765-1972AW (Spring 2020)

Application Code for Individual Course Enrolment:
See timetable below for specific application codes

This programme aims to provide a basic understanding of art and design for beginners and those who have some knowledge of art to develop their artistic skills and creative ability.   Students are to choose 5 modules from our regular programme and complete special assignments.

Programme Structure
Students are to choose 5 modules comprising 3 compulsory and 2 elective modules from our regular programme and complete special assignments.
 
3 Compulsory Modules:
  1. Drawing I or Drawing II
  2. Painting I or Painting II
  3. History of Western Art: The Renaissance to Realism or History of Western Art: Impressionism to Post-Modernism
Any 2 Elective Modules:
  1. Figure Drawing I or Figure Drawing II
  2. Basic Watercolour Painting or Intermediate Watercolour Painting
  3. Introduction to Graphic Design
  4. Introduction to Interior Design
  5. Basic Photography
Award of Certificate
Students will be awarded a Certificate in Foundation Art and Design issued by HKU SPACE within the HKU system, provided that they:
  • complete 3 compulsory and 2 elective modules in 3 years from the date of registration;
  • attend at least 80% of the classes in each module; and
  • obtain a passing grade for all assignments and assessments.
Duration
  • Students can study at their own pace, according to the availability of courses, but have to complete 5 modules in 3 years from the date of registration. The normal duration of study is 1.5 years.
Venue

United Learning Centre - Art and Design Studio United Learning Centre - Art and Design Studio United Learning Centre - Art and Design Studio

Module Selection
  • Students are only allowed to take a maximum of 5 modules comprising 3 compulsory and 2 elective modules.  
  • Beginners are advised to take Drawing I before other studio courses.
  • Students shall choose either  History of Western Art: The Renaissance to Realism or History of Western Art: Impressionism to Post-Modernism according to their interest.
  • Students according to their artistic skills and knowledge, are to choose either  an introductory module or an intermediate module of the same subject (e.g. Drawing I or Drawing II; Basic Watercolour Painting or Intermediate Watercolour Painting).
  • Students once receiving a pass in a module will not be permitted to repeat that module.
  • As special assignments count towards the award of the Certificate, no exemption will be granted to students who have previously taken any of these modules.
Information in this webpage is the most up-to-date version and supersedes the printed Prospectus, wherever applicable.
 
Academic Year 2019-2020
Spring 2019 Timetable [Updated on 25 Mar 2020]
 
- Click on the links for module details
- MOI:C = Conducted in Cantonese; MOI:E = Conducted in English
- AC = Application Code
Module Title /
Module Code
Mar 2020
Apr 2020
May 2020
Jun 2020

Drawing I

ARTW2001

Tue, 6:45-
9:45pm starting 17 Mar 2020
MOI:C
AC:1775-3181AW
Thu, 6:45-9:45pm starting 16 Apr 2020
 
 

Drawing II

ARTW2002

 

 

 

Thu, 6:45-9:45pm starting 4 Jun 2020

MOI:E

Painting I

ARTW2003

 
Mon, 6:45-9:45pm starting 20 Apr 2020
MOI:C
 
Wed, 6:45-9:45pm starting 22 Apr 2020
MOI:E
 
 

Painting II

ARTW2004

 
 
 
Mon, 6:45-9:45pm starting 8 Jun 2020
MOI:C
  

HWA: The Renaissance to Realism

ARTW2005

Mon, 8:00-10:00pm starting 23 Mar 2020
MOI:C
AC:1775-3226AW
 
 
 

HWA: Impressionism to Post-Modernism

ARTW2006

 
 
Sat, 10:30am-12:30pm starting 30 May 2020
MOI:E
 

Figure Drawing I

ARTW2007

 
Full logo Fri, 6:45-9:45pm starting 17 Apr 2020
MOI:E
 
 

Basic Watercolour Painting

ARTW2009

 

[CANCELLED] Thu, 6:45-9:45pm starting 2 Apr 2020

MOI:C
AC:1780-2093AW
Thu, 6:45-9:45pm starting 21 May 2020
MOI:E
 

Intro to Graphic Design

ARTW2011

[Online Teaching]
Wed, 8:00-10:00pm starting 25 Mar 2020
MOI:C
AC:1775-3238AW
 
Wed, 8:00-10:00pm starting 27 May 2020
MOI:E
 

Intro to Interior Design

ARTW2012

 
Mon, 8:00-10:00pm starting 20 Apr 2020
MOI:C
Tue, 8:00-10:00pm starting 12 May 2020
MOI:E
 

Basic Photography

ARTW2013

 
Mon, 8:00-10:00pm starting 20 Apr 2020

Tue, 8:00-10:00pm starting 5 May 2020

MOI:C

 

Applicants shall have basic spoken and written skills in either Chinese or English.

Course Fee
  • 1. Supervision Fee: HK$4,500 (One-off payment; payable at the time of registration)
    2. Module Fee: See individual course description (Payable at the time of individual course enrolment)
    3. Fees paid are not refundable

Application Form Download Application Form

Enrolment Method
First-time Registration
  • New students shall register for the programme before enrolling on the individual modules.  Complete the Application for Enrolment Form (SF26) using the application code (1765-1972AW) for registration and pay the non-refundable one-off supervision fee of HK$4,500.
  • Applicants will be asked to present their HKID card/passport for identity verification if applying in person at enrolment centres or to attach a copy of their HKID card/passport to the Application for Enrolment Form (SF26) if applying by post.
 
Individual Course Enrolment
  • Registered students enrol on individual modules by completing the Application for Enrolment Form (SF26) and using application codes specific to students of the Certificate in Foundation Art and Design.
  • If Certificate students fail to use the right application code, the course will not be counted towards the award of the Certificate. 
 
Payment Method
Fees can be paid at any HKU SPACE enrolment centres by:
  • Cash/EPS
  • Cheque (payable to HKU SPACE)
  • VISA/MasterCard
"Online Enrolment and Payment Service" is not available to Certificate Students.  Please complete the Application for Enrolment Form (SF26) and bring or post the completed form together with the appropriate fee(s) to any of the HKU SPACE enrolment centres
 
Fees paid are not refundable.
 
 
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