Background

FS113002N

Diploma of Foundation Studies -

Information Technology

  • Offering Campus(es)

    Type of Programme

    SV
    Subvented Programmes
    SF
    Self-financed Programmes

    Offering Campuses

    CW
    CHAI WAN
    ST
    SHATIN
    LW
    LEE WAI LEE
    TY
    TSING YI
    MH
    MORRISON HILL
    TM
    TUEN MUN

    (Planned Places)

    • cw
    • lw
    • st
    • ty
    • tm
    • mh

    Programme Aims

    This Programme aims to deliver a quality education, with generic and IT knowledge and skills, that will enable students to achieve the skills required for developing a career in the IT industry, and a solid foundation for further studies. The Programme develops students’ both verbal and written language ability and enhances their communication and presentation skills, so as to enable them to pursue a successful career in the IT industry. Emphasis is also placed on the development of interpersonal skills and teamwork, and help students to become self-directed lifelong learners.

    Duration of Study

    1 Years

    Mode of Study

    Full-time

    Career Prospects

    Students will benefit from the programme which develops their skills for employment in the IT industry. Students will be able to enter various sectors in the IT or related industry.

    Entrance Requirements

    Completion of Secondary 6 (under the New Senior Secondary academic structure) or equivalent.

    Articulation

    Graduates of Diploma of Foundation Studies are eligible to apply for VTC’s Higher Diploma programmes, which normally require five HKDSE subjects at Level 2 or above, including English Language and Chinese Language.

    Notes

    Students may be required to attend classes on other VTC campuses. VTC reserves the right to cancel any programme, revise programme content or change the offering institute(s) / campus(es) / class venue(s) if circumstances so warrant.

  • Total Semester

    1
    Semester 1
    • Programming Concepts and Applications
    • Database Applications Development
    • Computer Systems and Communication Fundamentals
    • Multimedia Website Design Practices
    • Vocational English I
    • Vocational English II
    • Vocational English III
    • Vocational English IV
    • Vocational English V
    • Foundation Mathematics I
    • Foundation Mathematics II (B)
    • Information Technology Applications (B)
    • Essentials of Personal Development
    • Wellness in Action
    • Vocational Chinese : Discussion and Social Correspondence
    • Vocational Chinese : Reading Comprehension & Administrative Text Writing
    • Vocational Chinese : Putonghua Conversation & Discussion
    • Optional Module :
    • Foundation Mathematics III (Note 1)

    Note 1 :

    Diploma of Foundation Studies students may also consider taking the optional module 'Foundation Mathematics III' for the eligibility to apply for VTC's Higher Diploma programmes or related civil service jobs which require Level 2 or above in HKDSE Mathematics as one of their general entry requirements. Separate tuition fee will be charged for this optional module.

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