Information Technology

IVE (Chai Wan)

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Higher Diploma in Cybersecurity


( Formerly known as HD in Information and Network Security (IT114104) )

The following section presents the information of Full Time Programmes offered in September 2021.

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Programme General Information

Type of Programme
Subvented Programme
Programme Aims
This programme aims to develop students' knowledge and practical problem-solving and analytical skills for the analysis, design and implementation of computer systems with an emphasis on information security.

This programme is designed with an emphasis on generic and language training, whole-person development and workplace experience to better prepare students for further studies and employment after graduation.
Career Prospects
Graduates will be able to take positions as Information Security Officers, Network Administrators / Engineers and Network and System Security Engineer.


Semester 1
  • English & Communication : Workplace Interactions
  • English & Communication : Workplace Correspondence
  • Vocational Chinese Communication : Putonghua Conversation and Reports
  • Whole Person Development - Mindshift: Achieving Personal Growth & Effectiveness
  • Information Technology Essentials - Technical
  • Introduction to Programming
  • Network Fundamentals
  • Database Principles
Semester 2
  • English & Communication : Reports
  • Vocational Chinese Communication : Putonghua Presentations, Administrative and Technical Text Writing
  • Whole Person Development - Collaboration, Teamwork & Social Engagement
  • Discrete Mathematics and Statistics
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Server Administration
  • Internet Programming
Semester 3
  • Whole Person Development - Enhacing Competencies in the 21st Century Workplace
  • Topics in Information Security
  • Internetworking Technologies
  • System Administration and Security Project
Semester 4
  • English & Communication : Persuasive Presentations
  • Servers and Services Security Management
  • Information Systems Security Audit
  • Accessing WAN
  • IT Professionalism
  • Final Year Project
Semester 5
  • English & Communication : Promotional Materials
  • Advanced Network Security
  • Enrichment Module
  • Security for eBusiness
  • Final Year Project
Semester 1 - 5
  • Industrial Attachment