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S6 Overview

Progression pathways of VTC Programmes for secondary school (S6 or HKDSE) graduates:

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  1. THEi admits eligible Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education graduates into its Degree Programmes. The study duration for a degree programme is normally four years.
  2. Higher Diploma graduates can apply for admission to top-up degree programmes offered by THEi or the School for Higher and Professional Education (SHAPE) in collaboration with local or overseas universities.
  3. Upon successful completion of prescribed modules, holders of the Diploma of Vocational Education can apply for Higher Diploma Programmes.
  4. The study duration of Higher Diploma Programmes is normally two years. The study duration of Diploma of Foundation Studies and Diploma of Vocational Education programmes is normally one year.
  5. The study duration of Diploma programmes in Hotel and Tourism / Chinese Cuisine / International Cuisine is normally 1 year or 2 years. The programmes are geared to prepare students for employment after graduation. Graduates may articulate to Professional Certificate / Diploma programmes after having accumulated work experiences in the industry. For enquiries, please call the Institutes at 2538 2200.

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