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Engineering Discipline

Higher Diploma in Automotive Engineering

Programme code EG524705

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 (Tsing Yi)
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 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. Applicants may be required to attend an interview.

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 recognised by the Education Bureau in or before 2010 is deemed 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).
  3. Applicants may be required to attend an interview.
Programme Aims
The programme equips students, who would have acquired a certain level of practical skill from their current working in the relevant field of automotive industry, with in-depth and latest professional and practical knowledge for further career development and become professionals in automotive engineering. Emphasis will especially be placed on critical thinking, effective communication, problem-solving and innovative capabilities and team spirit. Upon completion of the programme, graduates are confident to work independently as well as in a team and become leaders in their chosen field of the industry.

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.
Articulation
Graduates can apply for admission to the relevant BEng (Hons) programmes offered by the following local universities :
  1. The University of Hong Kong;
  2. The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology;
  3. The Chinese University of Hong Kong;
  4. The Hong Kong Polytechnic University;
  5. City University of Hong Kong.
Upon admission to relevant degree programmes, graduates can apply for credit exemption. The level of exemption will be considered on individual basis.
Higher Diploma is recognized by most overseas universities.
Professional Recognition
The graduates from this programme satisfy the academic requirements of The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers and The Institute of The Motor Industry Hong Kong 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.