Part 4 64 VOCATIONAL TRAINING COUNCIL ADMISSION OF STUDENTS General Entrance Requirements for Full-time Post-Secondary 6 Programmes Programmes General Entrance Requirements Degree • Level 3 or above in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) English Language and Chinese Language; AND Level 2 or above in the HKDSE Mathematics, Liberal Studies and one Elective Subject; OR • Equivalent* Higher Diploma • Five HKDSE subjects at Level 2 or above, including English Language and Chinese Language; OR • VTC Diploma of Foundation Studies; OR • VTC Diploma of Vocational Education / Diploma of Vocational Baccalaureate*; OR • Diploma Yi Jin; OR • Equivalent Diploma of Foundation Studies • Completion of Secondary 6 (under the New Senior Secondary Academic Structure); OR • Equivalent Diploma of Vocational Education • Completion of Secondary 6 (under the New Senior Secondary Academic Structure); OR • Equivalent Diploma • Completion of Secondary 6 (under the New Senior Secondary Academic Structure); OR • Equivalent Notes: 1. The study duration of degree and higher diploma programmes is normally 4 years and 2 years respectively. 2. The study duration of Diploma of Foundation Studies and Diploma of Vocational Education programmes is normally 1 year. 3. The study duration of diploma programmes (Hotel and Tourism / Chinese Cuisine / International Cuisine) is normally 1 year or 2 years. 4. An “Attained”, “Attained with Distinction (I)” and “Attained with Distinction (II)” in an HKDSE Applied Learning (ApL) subject (Category B subjects) are regarded as equivalent to an HKDSE subject at “Level 2”, “Level 3” and “Level 4” respectively, and a maximum of two ApL subjects (excluding ApL(Chinese)) can be counted for admission purpose. The results of relevant ApL subjects will be considered in the application for degree programmes. Please refer to the specific entrance requirements of degree programmes.