Higher Diploma in Telecommunications and Networking

Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (IVE)
Hong Kong
Advanced Diploma
Study mode
2 years
Total tuition fee (local)
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Total tuition fee (foreign)
RM 63,431

About this course

This programme aims to equip students with the skills and knowledge in telecommunication infrastructure including mobile / wireless networks, telephone fixed-line networks, broadband optical networks, network security and network management. Practical work in the programme will be based on recognised trade certificates so that skills are of direct relevance to industry practice and new technologies.

Entry Requirements

International Students:

  • Applicants with academic qualifications obtained in secondary or tertiary institutions outside Hong Kong will be assessed individually by the departments concerned.
  • IGCSE, GCE, International Baccalaureate (IB) or other overseas qualifications which are comparable with the required levels of the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education will be accepted.
  • IELTS overall score at 5 or equivalent 


Semester 1

  • Information Technology Essentials - Technical
  • Introduction to Programming
  • Network Fundamentals
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Mathematics and Problem Solving Techniques
  • Operating Systems Fundamentals
  • English and Communication : Workplace Interaction
  • Chinese Communication : Putonghua Conversation and Reports
  • Whole Person Development : Self-efficacy Enhancement

Semester 2

  • Database Principles
  • Object Oriented Programming
  • LAN Switching
  • Signals and Systems
  • English and Communication : Workplace Correspondence
  • Whole Person Development : Integrated Career Development

Semester 3

  • Telecommunications and Networking Project
  • Web Application Development Frameworks
  • English and Communication : Reports
  • Whole Person Development : Global Vision
  • Whole Person Development : SMART in Action
  • Vocational Chinese Communication: Putonghua Presentations, Administrative and Technical Text Writing
  • Industrial Attachment

Semester 4

  • Wireless Access Technologies
  • Network Security
  • Communication Systems
  • Introduction to Network RoutingFinal 
  • Year Project
  • IT Professionalism
  • English and Communication : Persuasive Presentations

Semester 5

  • Mobile Networks
  • Systems and Network Management
  • Broadband Networks
  • Telephony and Converged Networks
  • Final Year Project
  • English and Communication : Promotional Materials
  • Enrichment Module

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