Diploma in Visual Art


PA 10426

Course Duration: 2 Years 8 Months

Visual Art enhances your understanding of arts through the combination of theory and practice, which aim to nourish all-around artist with the capability to create art, criticise art , and appreciate art.  The programme encourages mixed-media work and embraces other means ranging from 3D object installation art and traditional approaches to the print medium.  Students are trained on the creation of visual centred artwork, such as painting, drawing, fine art photography, printmaking, and 3D sculpture and installation art.  Through exposures to methods, concepts and a range of techniques.  Students learn how develop their decision-making processes in relation to issues of form, content, materials, and presentation skill.  Students can work collaboratively and explore a number of paths of the painting medium that can lead them to become an artist.

Common Core

• Design Fundamental
• Drawing Fundamental
• Colour Study
• Computer Graphic Study
• History of Art & Design
• Introduction of Photography
• Professional Practice

Programme Core

• Studio Drawing: Colours
• History of Art Appreciation
• Aesthetics Appreciation
• Oil Painting
• Water Colour Painting
• Chinese Ink Painting
• Printmaking: Media
• Sculpture: 3D


• Installation Art
• Studio Drawing: Techniques
• Fine Art Photography
• Aesthetics Criticism
• Mix Media Painting
• Printmaking: Techniques
• Sculpture: Metal
• Diploma Project


• General English
• Illustration
• Digital Image Processing
• Desktop Publishing I
• Film Appreciation


• Digital Graphic Design
• Corporate Identity System
• Visual Production
• Chinese Calligraphy
• Workshop Practice I

Industrial Training

• Industrial Training

Career Opportunities

• Art administrator
• Art educator
• Gallery management
• Illustrator


• Art consultancy
• Professional artists
• Curator

Entry Requirement

• SPM / O- Level: 3 credits (including an interview & a portfolio);
• UEC: Grade B in 3 subjects (including an interview & a portfolio);
• Other recognized equivalent qualifications

Other Related Courses

Bachelor of Design (Honours) Computer Graphic Study
Bachelor of Design (Honours) Industrial Design
Diploma in Advertising Design
Diploma in Multimedia Design
Diploma in Industrial Design
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