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Applied Science Discipline

Higher Diploma in Dispensing Studies

Programme code AS524421

The following section presents the information of Part-time Evening Programmes offered in September 2019. Information of programmes to be offered in academic year 2020/21 will be announced in Mid May 2020.
Duration of Study
3 Years
[Students are required to follow the programme arrangements stipulated by IVE]
Mode of Study
Part-time (Evening)
Offering Campus(es) / Venue(s)
IVE (Kwai Chung)

(Some modules of the programme will be conducted at IVE (Chai Wan).)

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; OR Yi Jin Diploma / Diploma of Yi Jin; OR Equivalent, with at least 1 year relevant working experience.
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).

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, with at least 1 year relevant working experience.
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).
Programme Aims
This programme aims to equip students with comprehensive professional training of a wide range of knowledge, skills and techniques in pharmaceutical dispensing services.  It helps students to develop a responsible and respectful attitude as well as professional ethics.  It is suitable for students who are planning to pursue a career in dispensing services.
 
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.
Career Prospects
Graduates can be employed as dispensers in different healthcare related sectors.
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.