Minor Programme in Visual Arts

Students seeking to pursue the study of a minor programme would need to fulfil 15 units of courses specified by the offering department/programme, and note that no registration priority will be given to enrolment in minor courses. Upon completion of the 15 units required for the minor programmes, students should apply to the Academic Registry for approval.

The structure of the curriculum is as follows:

I) Elective Courses 15 units
    15 units


Students are required to take minimum 15 units including one 9-unit level 3 course:

Drawing and Painting
  VART3377 Studio: Drawing and Painting 9 units
  VART4065 Further Studies in Studio and Media Arts (Drawing) 3 units
  VART4066 Further Studies in Studio and Media Arts (Painting) 3 units
Chinese Arts
  VART3385 Studio: Chinese Arts 9 units
  VART4067 Further Studies in Studio and Media Arts (Chinese Arts) 3 units
Media Arts
  VART3386 Studio: Media Arts 9 units
  VART4075 Further Studies in Studio and Media Arts (Media Arts) 3 units
  VART4076 Further Studies in Studio and Media Arts (Lens-based Media) 3 units
  VART3387 Studio: Sculpture 9 units
  VART3435 Studio: Spatial Practice 9 units
  VART4077 Further Studies in Studio and Media Arts (Sculpture) 3 units
  VART4085 Further Studies in Studio and Media Arts (Performance Studies) 3 units
  VART4086 Further Studies in Studio and Media Arts (Installation Art) 3 units
Graphic Arts
  VART3395 Studio: Graphic Arts 9 units
  VART4087 Further Studies in Craft and Design (Graphic Arts) 3 units
  VART4095 Further Studies in Craft and Design (Printmaking) 3 units
Glass and Ceramics
  VART3396 Studio: Glass 9 units
  VART3427 Studio: Ceramics 9 units
  VART4096 Further Studies in Craft and Design (Ceramics) 3 units
  VART4107 Further Studies in Craft and Design (Glass)  3 units
Object Design
  VART3397 Studio: Object Design 9 units
  VART4097 Further Studies in Craft and Design (Wearables) 3 units
  VART4105 Further Studies in Craft and Design (Object Design) 3 units
Experience Design
  VART3405 Studio: Experience Design 9 units
  VART4106 Further Studies in Craft and Design (Experience Design) 3 units

Craft and Design Concentration

  VART2486 Woodworking 1.5 units
  VART2487 Metalworking 1.5 units
  VART2495 Digital Tools: Graphics Software 1.5 units
  VART2496 Digital Tools: Desktop Publishing 1.5 units
  VART2497 Basic Illustration 1.5 units
  VART2505 Experimental Illustration 1.5 units
  VART2506 Typography 1.5 units
  VART2507 Type Design 1.5 units
  VART2515 Graphic Design 1.5 units
  VART2516 Editorial Design 1.5 units
  VART2517 Screen Printing Basics 1.5 units
  VART2525 Advanced Screen Printing 1.5 units
  VART2526 Relief Printing 1.5 units
  VART2527 Intaglio Printing: Etching 1.5 units
  VART2535 Glass Blowing: Vessels 1.5 units
  VART2536 Glass Blowing: Basics 1.5 units
  VART2537 Glass Kiln-Forming 1.5 units
  VART2545 Glass Casting 1.5 units
  VART2546 Ceramics: Hand-building Techniques 1.5 units
  VART2547 Ceramics: Alternative Techniques 1.5 units
  VART2555 Ceramics: Wheel-throwing Techniques 1.5 units
  VART2556 Ceramics: Surface Treatments 1.5 units
  VART2557 Small Metal Jewellery: Cold 1.5 units
  VART2565 Small Metal Jewellery: Hot 1.5 units
  VART2566 Wearables: Pattern Making 1.5 units
  VART2567 Wearables: Dyeing and Decorating 1.5 units
  VART2575 Digital Tools: 3D-Software 1.5 units
  VART2576 Digital Tools: Prototyping 1.5 units
  VART2577 Hong Kong Crafts: Traditional Techniques 1.5 units
  VART2585 Hong Kong Crafts: Space-Saving Objects 1.5 units
  VART2586 Space and Site 1.5 units
  VART2587 Space and Display 1.5 units

Studio and Media Arts Concentration

  VART2405 Drawing: Mark Making and Collage 1.5 units
  VART2406 Drawing: On Location 1.5 units
  VART2407 Life Drawing 1.5 units
  VART2415 Painting: Materials and Techniques 1.5 units
  VART2416 Painting: Approaches to Observation 1.5 units
  VART2417 Chinese Calligraphy: Seal and Clerical Scripts 1.5 units
  VART2425 Chinese Calligraphy: Standard and Semi-cursive Scripts 1.5 units
  VART2426 Chinese Seal Engraving: Seals with Chinese Characters 1.5 units
  VART2427 Chinese Seal Engraving: Pictorial Seals and New Materials 1.5 units
  VART2435 Chinese Painting: Gongbi 1.5 units
  VART2436 Chinese Painting: Experimental Expression 1.5 units
  VART2437 Chinese Painting: Xieyi 1.5 units
  VART2445 Chinese Painting: Landscape 1.5 units
  VART2446 Analogue Photography 1.5 units
  VART2447 Digital Photography 1.5 units
  VART2455 Video Basics 1.5 units
  VART2456 Video Studio 1.5 units
  VART2457 Sound Basics 1.5 units
  VART2465 Video and Sound Editing 1.5 units
  VART2466 Media Arts: Multimedia Authoring 1.5 units
  VART2467 Media Arts: Physical Media 1.5 units
  VART2475 Additive Sculpture: Clay and Plaster 1.5 units
  VART2476 Additive Sculpture: Bronze Casting 1.5 units
  VART2477 Subtractive Sculpture: Wood 1.5 units
  VART2485 Subtractive Sculpture: Stone 1.5 units
  VART2596 Observational Drawing 1.5 units
  VART2597 Digital Tools: Hypermedia Design 1.5 units
  VART2605 Digital Tools: Web Design with Content Management System (CMS) 1.5 units
  VART2606 Sculpture: 3D Technology for Sculpture 1.5 units
  VART2607 Fibreglass Sculpture 1.5 units
  VART2615 Photographic Lighting 1.5 units
  VART2616 Alternative Photographic Processes 1.5 units

Visual Arts Studies

  VART4115 Special Topics in Visual Arts Studies 3 units


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