IT114201

Higher Diploma in Multimedia

Duration of Study 2 Years
Mode of Study Full Time
Offering Campus(es) / Venue(s) IVE ( Lee Wai Lee , Sha Tin , Tuen Mun )
Entrance Requirements

Five HKDSE subjects at Level 2 or above, including English Language and Chinese Language; OR VTC Foundation Diploma (Level 3) / Diploma of Foundation Studies; OR VTC Diploma in Vocational Education / Diploma of Vocational Education; OR Yi Jin Diploma / Diploma Yi Jin; OR Equivalent.
Remarks :

  1. 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(C)) can be counted for admission purpose.
  2. 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.
  3. Holders of Diploma in Vocational Education / Diploma of Vocational Education (DVE) award upon successful completion of prescribed modules are eligible to apply for Higher Diploma Programmes.
  4. Applicants may be required to attend an interview.
Programme Stream

Students may choose one of the following streams so as to enhance professional knowledge and skills in specific areas :

  • Higher Diploma in Multimedia (Advertising)
  • Higher Diploma in Multimedia (Exhibition)
  • Higher Diploma in Multimedia (Mobile Media)

The 1st semester is a common semester. Students will progress to the stream in the 2nd semester (provisional), subject to their choice, academic performance and availability of places in specific streams.

Programme Aims

This programme is designed to equip students with up-to-date professional knowledge and techniques in multimedia and interactive technology that meet the rising demands in various creative industries. Students will acquire practical and hands-on experience through internship and participating collaborative projects with the industry.

The Advertising stream prepares students to be competent in the multimedia advertising and post-production.

The Exhibition stream prepares students to be competent in the exhibition and promotion field.

The Mobile Media stream enables students to develop professionalism in the field of multimedia mobile applications.

This programme is designed with an emphasis on generic and language training, whole-person development and workplace experience, to well prepare the students to further studies and pursue a career after graduation.

Curriculum
  • Digital Marketing
  • Interactive Media Design
  • (Advertising Stream)
    - 3D Modelling & Rendering Techniques
    - Advertising Project
    - Digital Effects & Compositing
  • (Exhibition Stream)
    - Exhibition & Promotion Design
    - Festival & Event Promotion Project
    - Theme Park & Experience Design
  • (Mobile Media Stream)
    - Mobile App Design
    - Mobile App Project
    - Mobile App Development
  • Final Year Project
  • Industrial Attachment
Career
Prospects

Graduates can work as multimedia developer & producer, advertising producer, exhibition coordinator, mobile apps developer, web designer & developer and, creative professional or even to develop their SOHO business in the industry.

Articulation

Graduates can apply for admission to the following programmes:

  1. Local degree programmes offered by VTC's member institution:
    - Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi)
  2. Degree courses in local universities:
    - City University of Hong Kong
    - Hong Kong Baptist University
    - The Chinese University of Hong Kong
    - The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
    - The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
    - The Open University of Hong Kong
    - The University of Hong Kong
  3. Articulation degree courses in overseas universities (conducted at IVE campus) :
    - Coventry University, UK
    - University of the West of England, UK
  4. Other Universities in UK and Australia
Professional Recognition

Meeting the demands of the market, the programmes offered are widely recognised by the industry and professional bodies. Students could enroll to the professional certifications, such as Adobe Certified Associate, Autodesk Certified Associate, Pro Tools Certified User, Unity Certified Associate etc. with student-discounted rate to enhance their career prospects. The Discipline will provide the latest information on the fee and reimbursement of parts of the certification fees to the students.

Note(s):

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.

There might be changes in the course details.

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