A degree from SCAD leads to future success.

From the classroom to the studio, each student is guided by inspirational, highly qualified professors and instructors who are more than teachers — they’re authentic, accomplished leaders in their artistic fields. Small class sizes allow each student the opportunity to receive individual attention, helping mold their creative expression while emphasizing vital production skills and techniques, professionalism and career preparation.


SCAD Hong Kong offers 21 world-class undergraduate and graduate programs in 14 disciplines.

Courses of study are registered with the Hong Kong Education Bureau, registration numbers: 261958-261971 and 262196-262202. It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognize any qualification to which these courses may lead.

Study abroad

SCAD study abroad programs enhance the total learning experience. Students earn degree credits while gaining a more global perspective on art, architecture and design. Across all majors, students will discover international opportunities that are relevant to their prospective careers, and broaden their understanding of other cultures and societies.



SCAD eLearning, the university’s collaborative online environment, empowers students to connect to faculty and programs without disconnecting from their professional and personal lives. Courses begin and end on a 10-week schedule to coincide with on-site courses at all SCAD locations.  All eLearning classes are conducted in English. 


Summer pre-college programs

Rising Star

Students who are entering their senior year can begin their college experience early at SCAD while still in high school. These students will love the challenging, exciting atmosphere of the Rising Star summer program. This five-week session awards credit in up to two college-level classes, enabling high school seniors to start building their professional portfolios early. Rising Star participants benefit from all of the perks of being a SCAD student — including access to facilities, technology and faculty — while getting a head start on their university education and their careers.

  • Session dates
    • June 27-July 29, 2016


Summer Seminars

Summer Seminars offer non-credit workshops for high school students who have completed their freshman, sophomore or junior years. Students gain valuable educational experience while developing creative vision through exciting art and design projects from fashion to interior design to photography.

  • Session dates
    • Session 1: July 18-22, 2016
    • Session 2: July 25-29, 2016
    • Session 3: Aug. 1-5, 2016


Faculty and facilities

All courses at SCAD are taught by highly qualified professors with the educational credentials and real-life work experience to prepare students for professional careers.

The extraordinary SCAD Hong Kong faculty is made up of nearly 50 professors who hail from all around the world. While many have been recognized and awarded by their peers, and many continue to publish, exhibit, design and consult, each one is 100% dedicated to teaching, sharing their experiences, and helping students and alumni make valuable professional connections.

Students at SCAD are immersed in the latest specialized equipment and technology. Such hands-on training with state-of-the-art tools provides the kind of experience needed for professional success in the ever-changing creative world.


Notable professors

Ronald D Wilcox

Professor of advertising, is a 20-year creative veteran who, through his work with legions of major brands, has won Emmy and Obie awards, along side numerous other professional accolades.

Alvin Chen

Professor of motion media design, is an awarded designer and animator in both the United States and China. He has been published by the Chinese broadcast and television press and recognized by the China International Animation Festival and Exposition.

Yuli Yuferev

Professor of fashion, has showcased collections of her own design at Paris and London fashion weeks, and has won several accolades in her field.

Student work