Background

IT524110

Higher Diploma in

Information and Communications Technology

  • Overview

    • Programme Code
      IT524110
    • Programme Type
      Higher Diploma
    • Mode of Study

      Part-time (Evening)

    • Duration of Study

      3 Years

    Programme Class

    • Class Location

      IVE (Lee Wai Lee)

    Career Prospects

    Graduates will be able to take positions as technical supports, technicians, programmers, systems administrators, network engineers, and any ICT related career.

    Programme Aims

    The programme provides students with professional knowledge and skills in computer software development, systems/networks installation, maintenance, operation, administration and support with a balanced curriculum in theory and practical content.


    This programme is designed with an emphasis on generic and language training, whole-person development and workplace experience to better prepare students for further studies and employment after graduation.

    Vplus Subsidy Scheme

     

    As a part of the Vplus Subsidy Scheme, Vplus Creative Industries is supported by the HKSAR Government to encourage working adults to pursue higher qualifications for career advancement and to promote lifelong learning. 

     

    • Successful applicants can be reimbursed 60% of the tuition fees paid for the programme, maximum HK$36,000 per person. 

    Entrance Requirements

    Holder of S6 (NSS) Qualification :

    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.

     

    Remarks:

    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.

     

     

    Holder of S7 Qualification :

    One HKALE A-Level subject / Two AS-Level subjects at Grade E or above AND Five HKCEE subjects at Grade E / Level 2 or above, including English Language and Chinese Language; or Equivalent.

     

    Remarks:

    1. Successful completion of one Applied Learning (ApL) course recognized by the Education Bureau in or before 2010 is comparable to one HKCEE subject pass.

    2. HKCEE English Language taken in 2006 or before should have attained Grade E or above (Syllabus B) / Grade C or above (Syllabus A).

    Articulation

    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.

    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.

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