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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.
This programme aims to equip students with the knowledge and techniques in analysing and transforming data into commercial values. Graduates of the programme will be able to use artificial intelligence, data analytic software tools, statistical knowledge and programming techniques to serve corporates in different domains, such as finance, retail, technology, medical, and the government, etc., helping them to discover the hidden values of data, analyse business intelligence and to develop more efficient big-data-driven decision-making systems. Enterprises such as Google, Facebook, Tencent, and Alibaba are now aggressively engaging in Big Data Technologies in their businesses.
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.
Graduates may be employed as Big Data Software Developer, Business Intelligence Analyst, Data Analyst, Data Architect, Data Warehouse Specialist, Marketing Analysis Specialist, and Programmer.
Graduates can apply for admission to the following programmes:
The programme is recognised by the Hong Kong Computer Society as satisfying the academic requirements for its Associate membership.
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.