Accessory Design

Advanced Certificate


The Accessory Design Advanced Certificate is a specialist programme. Besides having the fundamentals of design, our students are trained to analyse the market and create products for the 21st century. This will allow them to input their unique perspective in the commercial fashion industry. In the year of study, students will experience the complex stages of designing and making jewelry, footwear, handbags and head wear. Together with a strong business planning, market research and technical skills, our programme offers our students the opportunity to learn in an international environment where they can explore culture and trends on a global level. At the end of the year, our students will have the opportunity to organize and exhibit their work at a fashion show and exhibition. Amongst the audience will be the industry’s finest practitioners.



  • Introduction to Accessory and Footwear design.
  • Fashion Illustration
  • Textile and Materials
  • Specifications and Technical drawing
  • Paper pattern making and sewing
  • Footwear Design (Menswear, Womenswear, Sports and Childrenswear)
  • Handbag Design
  • Jewelry Design
  • Head wear Design
  • Fashion Forecasting & Trend Analysis
  • Embroidery, Beadwork & Fabric Manipulation
  • Computer Aided Design
  • Fashion Business, Branding & Merchandising
  • Final Collection & Fashion Show

Notes: Academy of Design reserves the right to cancel or amend the programme and its content.



Our Graduates may have vast opportunities in their career path as accessory designers, accessory buyers, merchandisers, fashion illustrators, trend researchers, entrepreneurs, etc…



The advanced certificate is a one year part-time programme and is available in English and Cantonese.  Students with a good command of English are eligible to apply to the English programme.  Applicants will be required to bring along their design or art portfolio for an interview.

Course Features

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  • Skill level All level
  • Available Seats 6