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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.
The programme aims to provide students with the necessary technical and professional knowledge and skills, via the blending of theoretical knowledge and practical application, to become professionals in Computer, Electronic and Communications Engineering, Control and Automation, or related fields.
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.
Graduates may be employed as assistant engineers or technicians in areas like communication services and technologies, intelligent electronic and computer control, microcontroller systems development, computers and mobile devices programming, and network design, artificial intelligence and robotic, or related industries. After gaining a few years of working experience, graduates may advance to management position in the industry.
Graduates can apply for admission to the relevant BEng (Hons) degree programmes offered by the local universities. Upon admission to relevant degree programmes, graduates can apply for credit exemption. The level of exemption will be considered on individual basis by respective universities.
This Higher Diploma programme is recognised by overseas universities for admission. Graduates can further their studies on a full-time or part-time basis for a BEng (Hons) degree in Electronic and Computer Engineering# $ offered by the University of the West of England, Bristol (UWE), UK (12-months full-time or 18-months part-time programme study in Hong Kong in collaboration with SHAPE of VTC).
# It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognize any qualification to which this course may lead. Please refer to the corresponding programme page in the website of SHAPE for the registered course no.
$ Similar higher diploma programmes were approved by the UWE as satisfying the admission requirement currently. This new programme will seek approval from UWE at appropriate time.
This programme will seek accreditation from the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers as satisfying the academic requirements for its Associate membership.
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.
The validation of programme will be conducted in 2019.