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Faculty of Science and Technology

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Information and Communications Technology

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in 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)

Mode, Year of Study Accepting Entry & Duration of StudyFull-time: 4 Years (Year 1 Entry) / 2 Years (Year 3 Entry)

Medium of InstructionEnglish supplemented with Cantonese

Venue(s)Programme core modules conducted at Tsing Yi campus and some General Education (GE) elective modules on other campuses

 

 

Qualifications Framework

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Information and Communications Technology
QF Level: 5
QR Registration No.: 16/000214/L5
Validity Period: 01/09/2016 to

31/08/2021

Programme Aims

 
The programme focuses on providing students with the conceptual and technological knowledge for software and network development. Emphasis is on integration of theoretical knowledge with practical skills in 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 to enhance students’ ability and competence to meet the needs of the fast-growing information and communications technology industry in Hong Kong.

Career Prospects

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.

Entrance Requirements

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.
Remarks :

  1. 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.
  2. 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, Multimedia Entertainment Studies, Mobile and Online Apps Development, Computer Forensic Technology.
  3. Applicants may be required to attend an interview.


Entrance Requirements for Year 3:
Higher Diploma OR equivalent qualifications in a relevant area of study.
Remarks:

  1. Bridging modules are required (with fee charged) for sub-degree graduates according to the educational background of individuals.
  2. All applicants are screened and selected by an Admission and Interview Panel. All interviews are conducted in English.
  3. For enquiry please contact Faculty of Science and Technology (Telephone No: 2176 1894).

 

Tuition Fee

  • The tuition fees are charged according to the number of credit points taken during a semester.
  • The tuition fee for academic year 2016/17 is $2,160 per credit point. Tuition fees are subject to annual reviews.