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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 Yi Jin; OR Equivalent.
Students may choose one of the following streams so as to enhance professional knowledge and skills in specific areas:
The programme aims to enhance students comprehensive understanding of the state-of-the-art publishing and printing technologies in design, commercial printing, book publishing, e-publishing, publication design and packaging areas, with the essential knowledge and skills in effective selling, marketing and management functions within the diverse sectors of the printing and publishing industry.
This programme is designed with an emphasis on generic, language and communication training, whole-person development and workplace experience to better prepare students for further studies and employment after graduation.
HKDI is the unique education provider offering higher diploma printing programmes in Hong Kong with strong industry support. The employment rates of our graduates always exceeded 95% in the past 30 years.
Graduates can be employed as book designer, packaging designer, production technician, sales representative, customer service representative, and management trainee, in a range of print media and publishing business such as design house, publisher, advertising agency, pre-press company, printing equipment supplier, book printing company, and packaging printing company, etc.
Graduates can pursue relevant degrees locally or overseas.
They are eligible to apply for admission to top-up degree programme offered by the following university in collaboration with the School for Higher and Professional Education (SHAPE):
Upon admission to relevant degree programmes, graduates can apply for credit exemption. The level of exemption will be considered on individual basis.
The programme is recognised by the following professional body as satisfying the academic requirements for its student membership:
Institute of Print-media Professionals
VTC reserves the right to cancel any programme, revise programme title, content or change the offering institute(s) / campus(es) / class venue(s) if circumstances so warrant.