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Information Technology Discipline

Higher Diploma in Information and Communications Technology

Programme code IT524110

Duration of Study
3 Years
[Students are required to follow the programme arrangements stipulated by HKIIT, on average 3 - 4 evenings per week, normally 3 semesters (with summer semester) per academic year.]
Mode of Study
Part-time (Evening)
Offering Campus(es) / Venue(s)
HKIIT at IVE (Lee Wai Lee)
Required No. of Credits for Graduation
Programme Aims
The programme provides students with professional knowledge and skills in computer software development, systems / networks installation, maintenance, operation, administration and support with a balanced curriculum in theory and practical content.

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.
Career Prospects
Graduates may able to take positions as technical supports, technicians, programmers, systems administrators, network engineers, and any ICT related career.
Graduates may apply for admission to relevant degree courses offered by local and overseas universities. Currently, there are top-up degree programmes offered by VTC in collaboration with Coventry University and University of the West of England, UK. These programmes accredited by Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications enjoys similar status of locally-accredited honours bachelor's degree programmes.
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.