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Information Technology Discipline

Higher Diploma in Cybersecurity

Programme code IT524122

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 (Chai Wan)
Required No. of Credits for Graduation
Programme Aims
The programme aims to develop students’ knowledge and practical problem-solving and analytical skills for the analysis, design and implementation of computer systems with an emphasis on information security.

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 will be able to take positions as Information Security Officers, Network Administrators / Engineers and Network and System Security Engineers.
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.