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Cooperative Projects

BA (Hons) Scheme in Design | SD4001 Cooperative Project


Cooperative Projects provide final-year students with opportunities to join collaborative projects sponsored by commercial and non-profit clients. Held over nine weeks between September and November, the Projects feature students from different disciplines addressing a mutually agreed design brief.

Students are required to:

  • Develop an argument in support of their design proposal
  • Develop the design or designs based on that proposal
  • Be responsible for project planning, scheduling and management
  • Present the design concept at the initial and final stages for feedback and discussion

Participated Organisations


Contact   Erica Lam  |   Melody Wong
Phone  (852) 2766 5454




Case Study

BA(Hons) in Digital Media | SD4964 Co-operative Project


This project aims to provide students with the experience of working with briefs, deadlines, ideas and the creation of content. Through proposals and/or situations that require a digital medium to communication, students are in direct contact with the client to understand the desired effects and the context of this exercise.

The following steps form the common structure of this subject:

  • Project planning, scheduling and execution
  • Student’s return brief to the client
  • Defining the “Final Material Outcome” for the project
  • Project research, analysis and conceptual exploration of issues
  • Initial contact with the client to receive the brief on the project
  • Final presentation to the client and client feedback

Participated Organisations


Case Study


BA (Hons) in Interactive Media | SD4763 Co-operative Project


The objectives of project-based subject are to let students gain hands-on experience through design and creation processes and to facilitate their internalisation and embodiment of knowledge. In this particular cooperative project, students are introduced to real clients from NGOs or commercial sectors. They cooperate with these clients to gain actual experience in briefing, pitching, scheduling, negotiating, team building, and working with deadlines.

Students will gain and practice the appropriate skills necessary for real clients, including:

  • Identifying and analysing clients’ needs
  • Perform research and generate technology-enabled concepts
  • Communicate and present professionally to clients
  • Critically reflect results and document development
  • Teamwork

Participated Organisations


Case Study

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