Information technology (IT) is shaping the future and IT professionals have many opportunities in the era of digital smart cities of the 21st century. IT is integrated into all activities of our life and work. IT is widely used to support many industries in the commercial, private and public sectors, creating strong demand for trained professionals.
In order to provide students the latest knowledge and skills required for this rapidly changing career environment, a comprehensive suite of IT programmes has been designed by IT Discipline, covering the areas of information and communications technology (ICT) and multimedia and entertainment technology (MET). ICT programmes enable students to develop and administer various IT and innovative and creative business applications and solution platforms, as well as computer servers, communication networks, data science, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity and smart technologies, whereas MET programmes equip them for creative industries such as the computer graphics field, multimedia and virtual reality, stage and live entertainment technology, computer games and animation, theme park and theatre creative technology.