SCAD Hong Kong — a creative revival in the Far East

The skyline of Hong Kong glitters in the South China Sea, marking an international gateway that is as fast-paced as it is unique. Here, SCAD offers the area’s largest concentration of art and design degree programs in the heart of the Sham Shui Po district, where a fusion of ancient heritage and Western influence inspires visitors from around the globe.

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Find the program that matches your interests

SCAD offers degrees in more than 40 areas of study, as well as minors in more than 60 disciplines. With the flexibility of our programs, you can begin your journey at one location and continue it at another. It's an incredible opportunity to explore different cultures and absorb a variety of artistic perspectives without interrupting your progress in completing your degree.

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"As a creative in Hong Kong, you have an amazing opportunity to be in the right time at the right place, where suddenly there’s a huge interest in creative industry … you have an opportunity to really make a mark here."

Simon Birch | Multimedia artist

All the tools you need to realize your vision

In Hong Kong, timeless tradition merges with the high-tech. SCAD offers students every resource imaginable in the UNESCO award-winning former North Kowloon Magistracy building, a grand courthouse fully restored and revitalized by the university. Features of the transformation include a library, digital labs and studios, darkrooms, a green screen studio, and sound design and editing suites.

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International students thrive at SCAD Hong Kong

As a student at SCAD, you can feel right at home in the midst of the bustling Hong Kong cityscape. If you're new to SCAD, our team of advisers will assist you with every step as you enroll and adjust to your new environment. Current students may contact their student success advisers for more details.

All students interested in traveling to study at SCAD Hong Kong should be aware of the required student visa application materials and deadlines.

Enjoy an extraordinary student experience

SCAD puts you right in the middle of the action in Asia's world city. We host many signature and special events throughout the year, and as a student, you'll find opportunities for inspiration around every corner.

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"Collaboration with professionals in the field is taking education to another level. @paulaswallace #WhyILoveSCAD"

Andie Young, Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong

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One university with an international locale

SCAD is one university — offering degrees in four distinct locations and online via eLearning. Each SCAD location provides a new experience. Students can choose to study in any location, at any quarter during their education. Find your muse in Lacoste or lose yourself in the amazing culture of Hong Kong. Get a taste of the fast life in Atlanta or fall in love with the southern charm of Savannah. You can even choose your own setting and enjoy full access through our eLearning environment.

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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.