VTC Calendar 2022-23

Part 4 66 VOCATIONAL TRAINING COUNCIL PROGRAMMES OFFERED BY VTC 4.1 VTC offers a diverse range of VPET programmes specially designed for Secondary 3 and 6 graduates, including degree programmes, top-up degree programmes, higher diploma (HD) programmes, Diploma of Foundation Studies (DFS) programme, Diploma of Vocational Education (DVE) programmes, Diploma of Vocational Baccalaureate (DVB) programmes, diploma programmes, certificate programmes, and others. They prepare students for further study and employment. Degree Programmes 4.2 THEi provides vocationally-oriented bachelor’s degree programmes for HKDSE candidates. Degree programmes offered by the Faculties of Design and Environment, Management and Hospitality, and Science and Technology feature a fine balance of theory, practice and general education with a focus on real-life projects and industrial attachments to prepare competent professionals for the industry. 4.3 To provide degree articulation opportunities to students, THEi offers the Senior Year Entry (Year-2 and Year-3) for graduates of relevant HD or other equivalent sub-degree qualifications. Top-up Degree Programmes 4.4 In collaboration with universities in the UK, Australia and Mainland China, SHAPE offers top-up degree programmes in full-time and part-time study modes. These programmes are available in different study areas, including Business, Childcare, Elderly and Community Services, Design, Engineering, Health and Life Sciences, Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure, and Information Technology. All SHAPE’s programmes are taught by academic staff of both partner universities and SHAPE. Higher Diploma Programmes 4.5 HD programmes are offered to post-Secondary 6 graduates by IVE / HKDI / ICI / CCI / MSTI. Covering a wide spectrum of academic disciplines, the HD programmes are designed for students with diverse interests and abilities to help them lay a good foundation for employment or further study