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Information Technology Discipline

Higher Diploma in Games and Animation

Programme code IT114206

Duration of Study
2 Years
Mode of Study
Offering Campus(es) / Venue(s)
(Planned Places)
HKIIT at IVE (Lee Wai Lee) - 60
HKIIT at IVE (Sha Tin) - 60
HKIIT at IVE (Tuen Mun) - 60
Admission Score (For reference)  (Note 1)
Average Result : 13
Score Range : 10 - 18
Programme Stream
Students may choose one of the following streams so as to enhance professional knowledge and skills in specific areas:
  • Higher Diploma in Games and Animation (Games)
  • Higher Diploma in Games and Animation (Animation)
  • Higher Diploma in Games and Animation (Animation Greater Bay Area Practice)
The 1st semester is a common semester. Students will progress to the stream in the 2nd semester (provisional), subject to their choice, academic performance and availability of places in specific streams.
Programme Aims
To cope with rapid development of digital entertainment industry in Hong Kong and Asia, the programme aims to equip students with practical knowledge and skill to become professionals for design and development of computer game, computer animation, and visual effects. This is also a unique programme in which students will be able to access cutting-edge computer systems and software to realise their creative ideas for the production of digital entertainment products.
The computer game stream is designed with modules to develop the competency of graduates in applying computer graphics programming techniques in developing interactive game and training simulation applications.
The computer animation stream is designed with modules to enable graduates to become professional computer animators to serve the growing market of computer games, animated feature films, television and visual effects productions.
The animation Greater Bay Area (GBA) practice stream in cooperation with Shenzhen Polytechnic University allows students to master the necessary knowledge to understand the work environment, latest industry development and recruitment process in the Mainland such as the employment market, work culture and development opportunities.
The 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.
  1. Admission score in 2023 refers to score of the best 5 HKDSE subjects, including Chinese Language and English Language of admitted students in 2023. For reference only.
    (Scoring scale: 5**=7 points; 5*=6 points; 5=5 points; 4=4 points; 3=3 points; 2=2 points; 1=1 point)
  2. Students may be required to attend classes on other VTC campuses. 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.