Make possibilities endless
To establish the School of Design as a top tier international design school, applying Asian innovation to global opportunities.
To sustain excellence in design education, practice, consulting and research
To harness the legacy and dynamism of Asian cultures in creating solutions for human needs
To create strategic models for products, brands and systems in local and global markets
Open Mind Frame
Steering Positive Change
About PolyU Design
PolyU Design celebrates its Semicentennial Anniversary in 2014. Being the sole provider of design education at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels in Hong Kong, the School of Design has been an important hub of design education and research since 1964. The School, ranked as one of the top design schools in Asia and in the world by BusinessWeek and Business Insider, is poised to play a key role in nurturing new generations of designers and driving the design industry in the region with the efforts of its internationally mixed faculty members. The School’s dynamic and collaborative environment, contributed by multi-disciplinary partnerships among faculties, and with other overseas institutes and industries, prepares our students to rise to the challenges of the new global age.
Highest Growth Award of Outstanding Professional Services and Innovation Awards 2004 & 2005, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
PolyU Design has made its mark as one of the top 60 design schools in the world in 2006 and 2007 consecutively, according to the first ever survey of design schools and design programs conducted by the BusinessWeek magazine. It was also rated as top 3 among design schools in China.
In 2009, it was reported as one of the top 30 design schools with its Master of Design (Design Strategies) program rated by the BusinessWeek magazine among the world's 30 best "design thinking programs".
In 2013, Business Insider rated PolyU Design as Asia's No.1 of the World's Best 25 Design School.