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PolyU continues to be one of the Top Design Universities for Fashion and Textile (Applied Science Programme) and Design Programmes in the region

PolyU Applied Science Programmes offered by Faculty of Applied Science and Textile

Reckoned as one of the top design universities with diversity of programmes, PolyU offers design programmes, fashion and textiles programmes, as well as applied science programme, which is committed to be a hub for innovative design education in Hong Kong.

The Faculty of Applied Science and Textile at PolyU offers programmes covering four major areas, i.e. Applied Biology and Chemical Technology, Applied Mathematics, Applied Physics and Textiles and Clothing. Our applied science programmes are not limited to knowledge and technological know-how, but also independent thinking and analytical skills. The Institute of Textiles and Clothing (ITC) serves as a good example of PolyU's dedication to all-round student development.

PolyU Fashion and Textile Programmes offered by Institute of Textiles and Clothing

Since its establishment in 1957, the ITC has always been tenacious in fulfilling the vision of being a leading school of fashion and textile programmes. In PolyU ITC, students are inspired with vision and global perspectives while developing a sense of social responsibility and the ability on critical and creative thinking. To achieve such goal, we provide students with top-notch facilities and learning tools, including theatres, laboratories, workshops, studios and galleries. Fashion and textile programmes also include international student exchange activities, annual graduation fashion shows, overseas study trips and so on. Students are expected to increase their international exposure and enhance their competitiveness through these add-on learning opportunities. In terms of career prospects for our graduates, ITC has developed close partnership with numerous local professionals, fashion brands and companies. It provides platforms to connect our fresh graduates with employers in the industry, and that explains why graduates from PolyU Fashion and Textile are always popular among employers.

PolyU Design Programmes offered by School of Design (known as Top 30 Design Universities in the world)

PolyU School of Design (PolyU Design) was founded in 1964. Since then, the School has been a hub for innovative design education in Hong Kong. We are also proud to be the only government-funded university that offers design education in English from undergraduate to doctoral levels in Hong Kong. With our dedication in fostering students’ creativity, PolyU Design is ranked one of the top design universities in Asia and 27th in the world according to the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings by Subject - Art and Design 2017.

Housed in the cutting edge building by the famous architect Zaha Hadid, PolyU Design equips students with global vision and the ability to think out of the box. Our design programmes are made up of highly diverse subjects, including product design, interior design, urban design, digital media and many others. All these are under the guidance of experienced teaching teams, which give our students the freedom to explore their ambition and potential. We have also forged close bonding with industry partners specialising in different design projects, thus enriching our classroom activities with workshops and internship programmes. On the other hand, PolyU Design has collaborated with many worldwide institutions as exchange and academic partners. The exchange programmes come out of these partnerships allow students to further enhance their competence in different cultural settings. We hope that through this unrelenting effort in teaching and inspiring, we would continue to play a leading role in nurturing world-class talents for design industry.