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 Diploma of Foundation Studies

Diploma of Foundation Studies - Engineering

Programme code FS113002E

The following section presents the programme information offered in September 2019. Information of programmes to be offered in academic year 2020/21 will be announced in late November 2019.
Duration of Study
1 Year
Mode of Study
Full-time
Offering Campus(es) / Venue(s)
IVE (Chai Wan)
IVE (Haking Wong)
IVE (Kwai Chung)
IVE (Lee Wai Lee)
IVE (Morrison Hill)
IVE (Sha Tin)
IVE (Tsing Yi)
IVE (Tuen Mun)
Entrance Requirements
Completion of Secondary 6 (under the New Senior Secondary academic structure) or equivalent.
Programme Aims
The Programme aims to deliver a quality education, with vocational and generic elements, that will enable students to achieve both the basic skills required for developing a career in the industry, and a sound academic foundation for further studies. The Programme focuses heavily on communication, in particular English, Chinese with Putonghua and Information Technology, as these areas are particularly important in the workplace. Emphasis is also placed on the development of interpersonal skills and teamwork, and a student-centred approach.
Career Prospects
This Programme equips students with skills required for employment in the engineering industries and also prepares them for further studies.
Articulation
Diploma of Foundation Studies graduates are eligible to apply for VTC’s Higher Diploma programmes, which normally require five HKDSE subjects at Level 2 or above, including English Language and Chinese Language.
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.