Bachelor of Science (Honours) Information and Communications Technology
FacultyFaculty of Science and Technology
DepartmentDepartment of Innovation and Information Technology
Programme NameBachelor of Science (Honours) in Information and Communications Technology
Programme CodeST125302 (Application via VTC Web-based Admissions System)
JUPAS Catalogue No.JSSV12 (Application for subsidised places under the Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions/Sectors via JUPAS)
Mode, Year of Study Accepting Entry & Duration of StudyFull-time: 4 Years (Year 1 Entry) / 2 Years (Year 3 Entry)
Medium of InstructionEnglish
Venue(s)Programme core modules conducted at Tsing Yi campus and some General Education (GE) elective modules on other campuses
Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Information and Communications Technology
This programme aims to provide students with the conceptual and technological knowledge for softwares and network development. Emphasis is on integration of theoretical knowledge with practical skills on implementing applications using Game Software Technologies. Graduates will be able to apply proven principles and techniques to the development and support of computer systems. A distinguishing feature of the programme is that it will enhance students' abilities and competence to meet the needs of the fast-growing information and communications technology industry in Hong Kong.
Graduates will be employed as Software Developers, Network Engineers, Game Software Developers, Mobile and Web Application Programmers, rising to challenging prospects such as Project Managers, Game Software Technical Officers, Internetworking Administrators and other managerial positions.
Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions/Sectors
This programme is in the Government's Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions/Sectors (SSSDP). Please click here for more details. Admission to the subsidised places will be through the Joint University Programmes Admissions System (JUPAS) while admission to the self-financed places can be made through VTC Web-based Admissions System.
JUPAS Catalogue No.: JSSV12
Entrance Requirements for Year 1:
Level 3 or above in the HKDSE English Language and Chinese Language; AND Level 2 or above in the HKDSE Mathematics, Liberal Studies and one Elective Subject; OR Equivalent.
- A "Grade D or E" and a "Grade C or above" in an HKDSE Other Language subject (Category C subjects) are regarded as equivalent to an HKDSE subject at "Level 2" and "Level 3" respectively, and one Other Language subject can be counted for admission purpose.
- An "Attained" and an "Attained with Distinction" in an HKDSE relevant Applied Learning (ApL) subject (Category B subjects) are regarded as equivalent to an HKDSE subject at "Level 2" and "Level 3" respectively, and a maximum of two ApL subjects can be counted for admission purpose. Relevant ApL subjects include: Computer Game and Animation Design, Magazine Editing and Production, New Media Communication Strategies, Computer Forensic Technology.
- Applicants may be required to attend an interview.
Entrance Requirements for Year 3:
Higher Diploma OR equivalent qualifications in a relevant area of study.
- Additional core modules are required (with fee charged) for sub-degree graduates according to the educational background of individuals.
- All applicants are screened and selected by an Admission and Interview Panel. All interviews are conducted in English.
- For enquiry please contact Faculty of Science and Technology (Telephone No: 2176 1415).
- The tuition fees are charged according to the number of credit points taken during a semester.
- The tuition fee for academic year 2017/18 is $2,250 per credit point. Tuition fees are subject to annual reviews.