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Higher Diploma in AI and Smart Technology


The following section presents the information of Full Time Programmes offered in September 2022.

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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.

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 IoT Application Engineer, Artificial Intelligence Engineer, System and Network Administrator (Cybersecurity) and Cybersecurity Analyst.


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
  • Programming Fundamentals
  • Network Fundamentals
  • Database Applications
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 Scripting Technology
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
  • AI Cloud Services
  • Cyber Security - Part II
  • Final Year Project