Higher Diploma in Multimedia

Duration of Study 5 semesters (Normally 2 to 3 semesters during one academic year)
Mode of Study Full Time
Offering Campus(es) / Venue(s) IVE ( Lee Wai Lee , Sha Tin , Tuen Mun )
Average result of admitted students in 2014 (Note 1)
Entrance Requirements

Holder of S6 (NSS) Qualification:

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

  1. An "Attained" and an "Attained with Distinction" in an HKDSE Applied Learning (ApL) subject 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.
  2. A "Grade D or E" and a "Grade C or above" in an HKDSE Other Language subject 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 DVE award upon successful completion of prescribed modules are eligible to apply for Higher Diploma Programmes.

Holder of S7 Qualification:

Click HERE for the entrance requirements

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 multimedia knowledge and skills that meets the rising demand in various creative industries. Students will acquire practical and hands-on experience through internship and participating collaborative projects with the industry.

Programme streams in Advertising, Exhibition and Mobile Media prepare students to be competent in the field of multimedia advertising, exhibition and promotion, and enable students to develop professionalism in multimedia entertainment and mobile application.

This programme is also 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.

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

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.


Graduates can apply for admission to the following courses :

  1. 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
  2. Articulation degree courses in overseas universities (conducted at IVE campus) :
    - Coventry University, UK
    - University of the West of England, UK
  3. 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, in particular The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE).

  1. Total score of 5 HKDSE subjects including English Language, Chinese Language and other best 3 subjects in 2012 for reference only.
    (Scoring scale: 5**=7 points; 5*=6 points; 5=5 points; 4=4 points; 3=3 points; 2=2 points; 1=1 point)
  2. VTC reserves the right to cancel any programme, revise programme name, content or change the offering campus(es) before class commencement if circumstances so warrant.

There might be changes in the course details.

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