Higher Diploma in Games and Animation

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Program Description

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Programme Aims

To cope with the rapid development of digital entertainment industry in Hong Kong and Asia, this programme aims to equip students with practical knowledge and skill to become professionals for design and development of computer game, computer animation, and visual effects. This is also a unique programme in which students will be able to access cutting-edge computer systems and software to realize their creative ideas for the production of digital entertainment products.

The computer game stream designed with modules to develop the competency of graduates in applying computer graphics programming techniques in developing interactive game and training simulation applications.

The computer animation stream with modules to enable graduates to become professional computer animators to serve the growing market of a computer-animated feature film, television and visual effects productions.

This programme is designed with an emphasis on generic and language training, whole-person development and work experience to better prepare students for further studies and employment after graduation.

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Career Prospects

Graduates may be employed as computer animators, computer game designers and developers, special effect designers, interactive media programmers, 3D modellers/visualizers, web and game programmers.

General Entrance Requirements

Graduate from senior secondary school with proven English language proficiency, eg. IELTS at 5.0 or equivalent.

The applications will be assessed individually by the department concerned.

Last updated Sep 2020

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As a member of the VTC Group, the Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (IVE) is the leading vocational and professional education provider in Hong Kong, committed to nurturing professionals val ... Read More

As a member of the VTC Group, the Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (IVE) is the leading vocational and professional education provider in Hong Kong, committed to nurturing professionals valued by industries. IVE has been evolving in tandem with the economic development of Hong Kong, building a competent and innovative workforce needed in a knowledge economy. Read less