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Faculty of Design and Environment

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Information and Communications Technology

Bachelor of Science (Honours) Information and Communications Technology

FacultyFaculty of Design and Environment

Programme NameBachelor of Science (Honours) in Information and Communications Technology

Programme CodeDS125109 (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)Core modules would be conducted at THEi (Chai Wan) and some General Education (GE) modules at other campuses



Qualifications Framework

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Information and Communications Technology
QF Level: 5
QR Registration No.: 16/000214/L5
Registration Validity Period: 01/09/2016 to 31/08/2021

Programme Aims

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.

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.

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

Entrance Requirements for Year 1:

Programme-specific Requirements :
1. For HKDSE, a maximum of two Applied Learning (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, Multimedia Entertainment Studies, Mobile and Online Apps Development, Internet of Everything Application, Constructing Smart Cities. 
2. Applicants may be required to attend an interview.

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

  1. Additional core 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 Design and Environment (Telephone No: 3890 8323).

Tuition Fee

  • The tuition fees are charged according to the number of credit points taken during a semester.
  • The tuition fee for academic year 2020/21 is $2,530 per credit point. Tuition fees are subject to annual reviews.