Higher Diploma in

Multimedia, VR and Interactive Technology

  • Offering Campus(es)

    Type of Programme

    Subvented Programmes
    Self-financed Programmes

    Offering Campuses


    (Planned Places)

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

    Programme Aims

    This programme is designed to equip students with up-to-date professional knowledge and techniques in interactive multimedia and virtual reality technologies that meet the rising demands in various creative industries. Students will acquire practical and hands-on experience through internship and participating collaborative projects with the industry.

    This programme is designed with an emphasis on generic and language training, whole-person development and workplace experience, to well prepare the students to further studies and pursue a career after graduation.

    Duration of Study

    2 Years

    Mode of Study


    Career Prospects

    Graduates can work as multimedia developer & producer, VR/AR application developer, UI/UX designer & developer, mobile apps developer, advertising producer, exhibition coordinator, web designer & developer and, creative professional or even to develop their SOHO business in the industry.

    Entrance Requirements

    Five HKDSE subjects at Level 2 or above, including English Language and Chinese Language; OR VTC Foundation Diploma (Level 3) / Diploma of Foundation Studies; OR VTC Diploma in Vocational Education / Diploma of Vocational Education / Diploma of Vocational Baccalaureate; OR Yi Jin Diploma / Diploma Yi Jin; OR Equivalent.



    1. An "Attained", "Attained with Distinction (I)" and "Attained with Distinction (II)" in an HKDSE Applied Learning (ApL) subject (Category B subjects) are regarded as equivalent to an HKDSE subject at "Level 2", "Level 3" and "Level 4" respectively, and a maximum of two ApL subjects (excluding ApL(C)) can be counted for admission purpose.

    2. A "Grade D or E" and a "Grade C or above" in an HKDSE Other Language subject (Category C subjects) are regarded as equivalent to an HKDSE subject at "Level 2" and "Level 3" respectively, and one Other Language subject can be counted for admission purpose.

    3. Applicable to holders of Diploma in Vocational Education / Diploma of Vocational Education (DVE) (students admitted to DVE in AY2017/18 or before are required to complete prescribed further studies modules).

    4. Upon completion of the Diploma of Vocational Baccalaureate (DVB) Programmes, students can progress to higher diploma programmes in VTC, subject to their BTEC and IGCSE results.


    Graduates can apply for admission to the following programmes:

    1. Local degree programmes offered by VTC's member institution:    
      • Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi)
    2. Degree programmes in local universities:
      • City University of Hong Kong
      • Hong Kong Baptist University
      • The Chinese University of Hong Kong
      • The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
      • The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
      • The Open University of Hong Kong
      • The University of Hong Kong
    3. Articulation degree programmes in overseas universities (conducted at IVE campus):
    4. Other Universities in the UK and Australia


    For more details concerning the articulation arrangements, please visit here.

    Professional Recognition

    The programme is recognised by the Hong Kong Computer Society as satisfying the academic requirements for its Associate membership.


    The programme is also recognised by the industry and professional bodies. Students could enroll to the professional certifications, such as Adobe Certified Associate, Autodesk Certified Associate, Pro Tools Certified User, Unity Certified Associate etc. with student-discounted rate to enhance their career prospects. The Discipline will provide the latest information on the fee and reimbursement of parts of the certification fees to the students.


    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

    Semester 1
    • English & Communication : Workplace Interaction
    • Whole Person Development - Mindshift: Achieving Personal Growth & Effectiveness
    • Information Technology Essentials - Media
    • Mathematics and Problem Solving Techniques
    • Digital Video and Photography Fundamentals
    • Introduction to Visual Communication
    • Introduction to Programming
    • 3D Modelling & Rendering Techniques
    • Multimedia Pre-Production and Storytelling
    Semester 2
    • Whole Person Development - Collaboration, Teamwork & Social Engagement (Part A)
    • English & Communication : Workplace Correspondence
    • Vocational Chinese Communication : Putonghua Conversation and Reports
    • VR/AR Studies
    • Motion Graphics
    • Digital Video Production
    • Interactive Media Design
    • Digital and Social Media Marketing
    • Mobile Advertising and App Design
    Semester 3
    • Whole Person Development - Collaboration, Teamwork & Social Engagement (Part B)
    • English & Communication : Reports
    • Industrial Attachment
    • Whole Person Development - Enhancing Competencies in the 21st Century Workplace
    • Web Design and Development
    Semester 4
    • English & Communication : Persuasive Presentations
    • Final Year Project
    • Digital Music and Sound Design
    • Introduction to AI for Multimedia Applications
    • 3D Visualization for Multimedia and VR
    • Immersive Experience Design
    Semester 5
    • Vocational Chinese Communication : Putonghua Presentation, Administrative and Technical Text Writing
    • English & Communication : Promotional Materials
    • IT Professionalism
    • Live Entertainment and eSports Event Broadcasting
    • Final Year Project
    • Enrichment Module
    • Multimedia and VR Post-Production
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