Professional Diploma in Jewelry Design


In recent years, one of the knowledge-intensive industries that are particularly reliant on creativity and talent - creative industries (創意工業) - have received increasing attention in the advanced economies both in economic debates and policy considerations. Similarly, Hong Kong`s designers enjoy an edge over regional competitors in terms of creativity.

With the significant growth of National Income in China in recent years, people are looking for quality of life. Only those jewelry and products with stylish design can meet with the demand. Creative designers are therefore in need.

In view of this, the Association specially organizes this professional diploma programme to provide participants with the training opportunities to develop their own personal portfolio through assignments and graduation creative project, which gives a solid ground to enter the industry.

Supporting Organization

Established in 1965, the Hong Kong Jewellery & Jade Manufacturers Association aims to unite those in the Hong Kong jewellery industry, to establish contacts and links with relevant government authorities and international organizations. and to promote the development of the trade.

Their services include: organizing local Jewellery to participate in major overseas jewellery trade show; providing updated information of the jade and jewellery industry; organizing seminars and conferences; and providing members with jadeite identification certification services.

Ms HO Mi Yee Millie, a PDJD student, has won the Champion in the Student Group of The 15th Hong Kong Jewellery Design Competition hosted by Hong Kong Trade Development Council in 2014

Programme Structure

This programme can be completed in ten months. It consists of seven modules, with a diploma being awarded upon completion of the course.

    First Term

  1. Design Theory, Methodology and Fashion
  2. Jewelry Design Theory
  3. Computer-Aided Design and Applications on Jewelry and Product Design
  4. Second Term

  5. Drawing Skills on Jewelry Design
  6. 3D Computer Modeling and Post-Production on Product Design
  7. Accessory Production Practices
  8. Creative Design Graduation Project

Language Medium

Cantonese (supplemented with English)

Member Fee

HK$ 20,150  (First Term: HK$8,550, Second Term, HK$11,400, Application Fee: HK$200)

Non-member Fee

HK$ 21,060  (First Term: HK$8,940, Second Term: HK$11,920, Application Fee: HK$200)

Entry Requirements

Understand basic computer operations
- No restriction on professional background and working experience

Timetable & Venue


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Application Period

The programme commences in March each year, and the application deadline is normally two weeks prior to the commencement date.


CYMA Charity Fund Management Development Centre
Shop 2, G/F, Pico Tower
66 Gloucester Road
Wanchai Hong Kong

Ms Ivy Cheung: 2774 8514
Mr Ronnie Chan: 2774 8526
Fax: 2365 1000

General Enquiry Hotline:
2774 8500 OR 2774 8501