Information Technology

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Higher Diploma in AI and Smart Technology


The following section presents the information of Full Time Programmes offered in September 2020.

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Programme General Information

Type of Programme
Subvented Programme
Programme Aims
This programme aims to provide students with professional knowledge in smart city enabling technologies and cybersecurity. It integrates a broad range of skills including artificial intelligence, Internet of things (IoT), big data analytics, cloud services and cybersecurity operations to meet the diversified development of industries.
Career Prospects
Graduates are likely to be employed as IoT Application Engineer; Artificial Intelligence Engineer; System and Network Administrator (Cybersecurity); Cybersecurity Analyst.
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.
The validation of programme will be conducted in 2020.


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
  • Introduction to Programming (Python)
  • 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 (Part A)
  • IoT Fundamentals
  • Web Technologies
  • Wireless Technologies
  • Advanced Python Scripting
Semester 3
  • Whole Person Development - Collaboration, Teamwork & Social Engagement (Part B)
  • Whole Person Development - Enhancing Competencies in the 21st Century Workplace
  • IT Professionalism
  • Discrete Mathematics and Statistics
  • System Administration and IoT Project
Semester 4
  • English & Communication : Persuasive Presentations
  • Artificial Intelligence Applications
  • Big Data Analytics
  • Cyber Security - Part I
  • Final Year Project
Semester 5
  • English & Communication : Promotional Materials
  • Enrichment Module
  • Cloud Services and Security
  • Cyber Security - Part II
  • Final Year Project