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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.
This programme aims to provide students with industrial techniques of audio-visual, storytelling skills, reporting and editing, art and culture knowledge and ethical judgment in journalism aspect, together with IT, interpersonal and design related skills for employment and further study. The programme offers both practical and theoretical journalism knowledge to the students through media workshops, real case studies, competitions, master classes, industrial collaborative projects and workplace attachments. Students will be equipped with the competence of media application and critical thinking in visual journalism.
This programme also covers generic, language and communication skills training, whole-person development and workplace experience, in order to better prepare students for further studies and employment after graduation.
Graduates may be employed as video journalist, photographer, video producer, video editor, copywriter, editor, reporter, graphic designers, media coordinator and publication designer in the following areas: press media, online media, media broadcast, television production, film, multimedia, magazine, publication and digital production.
This programme is developing articulation to top-up degree programmes offered by universities overseas.
Upon admission to relevant degree programmes, graduates can apply for credit exemption. The level of exemption will be considered on individual basis.
Students can apply for student membership of the Hong Kong Journalists Association and Hong Kong Press Photographers Association.
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.