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Information Technology Discipline

Higher Diploma in Multimedia and Virtual Reality

Programme code IT114210

Duration of Study
2 Years
Mode of Study
Full-time
Offering Campus(es) / Venue(s)
IVE (Lee Wai Lee)
IVE (Sha Tin)
Entrance Requirements
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.
Programme Aims
This programme is designed to equip students with up-to-date professional knowledge and techniques in interactive multimedia and virtual reality technologies that meet the rising demands in various creative industries. Students will acquire practical and hands-on experience through internship and participating collaborative projects with the industry.
 
This programme is designed with an emphasis on generic and language training, whole-person development and workplace experience, to well prepare the students to further studies and pursue a career after graduation.
Career Prospects
Graduates can work as multimedia developer & producer, VR/AR application developer, UI/UX designer & developer, mobile apps developer, , advertising producer, exhibition coordinator, web designer & developer and, creative professional or even to develop their SOHO business in the industry.
Articulation
Graduates can apply for admission to the following programmes:
  1. Local degree programmes offered by VTC's member institution:
    • Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi)
  2. Degree programmes in local universities:
    • City University of Hong Kong
    • Hong Kong Baptist University
    • The Chinese University of Hong Kong
    • The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
    • The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
    • The Open University of Hong Kong
    • The University of Hong Kong
  3. Articulation degree programmes in overseas universities (conducted at IVE campus):
    • Coventry University, UK
    • University of the West of England, UK
  4. Other Universities in UK and Australia
Professional Recognition
Meeting the demands of the market, the programmes offered are widely recognised by the industry and professional bodies. Students could enroll to the professional certifications, such as Adobe Certified Associate, Autodesk Certified Associate, Pro Tools Certified User, Unity Certified Associate etc. with student-discounted rate to enhance their career prospects. The Discipline will provide the latest information on the fee and reimbursement of parts of the certification fees to the students.
Notes
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.