Area of Study Programme Title Mode University Remark
Information Technology BSc (Hons) Computing Full Time,
Part Time
Coventry University Apply Now Recognised under the Qualifications Framework Financial Assistance Scheme for Post-secondary Students (FASP) (for designated full-time honours degree programmes only) Non-means Tested Loan Scheme (NLS) CEF Reimbursable Course (Only applicable to the selected modules of the programme offered in Part-time mode) Non-means-tested Annual Subsidy Scheme (NMTSS) (Applicable to students pursuing full-time locally accredited top-up degree programmes only) 
Information Technology BSc (Hons) Ethical Hacking and Cybersecurity Full Time Coventry University Apply Now Recognised under the Qualifications Framework Financial Assistance Scheme for Post-secondary Students (FASP) (for designated full-time honours degree programmes only) Non-means Tested Loan Scheme (NLS) Non-means-tested Annual Subsidy Scheme (NMTSS) (Applicable to students pursuing full-time locally accredited top-up degree programmes only) 
Information Technology BSc (Hons) Multimedia Computing Full Time,
Part Time
Coventry University Application Closed Recognised under the Qualifications Framework Financial Assistance Scheme for Post-secondary Students (FASP) (for designated full-time honours degree programmes only) Non-means Tested Loan Scheme (NLS) CEF Reimbursable Course (Only applicable to the selected modules of the programme offered in Part-time mode) Non-means-tested Annual Subsidy Scheme (NMTSS) (Applicable to students pursuing full-time locally accredited top-up degree programmes only) 
Information Technology BSc (Hons) Digital Media Full Time,
Part Time
UWE Bristol Apply Now Recognised under the Qualifications Framework Financial Assistance Scheme for Post-secondary Students (FASP) (for designated full-time honours degree programmes only) Non-means Tested Loan Scheme (NLS) CEF Reimbursable Course (Only applicable to the selected modules of the programme offered in Part-time mode) Non-means-tested Annual Subsidy Scheme (NMTSS) (Applicable to students pursuing full-time locally accredited top-up degree programmes only) 
Information Technology BSc (Hons) Information Technology Full Time,
Part Time
UWE Bristol Apply Now Recognised under the Qualifications Framework Financial Assistance Scheme for Post-secondary Students (FASP) (for designated full-time honours degree programmes only) Non-means Tested Loan Scheme (NLS) CEF Reimbursable Course (Only applicable to the selected modules of the programme offered in Part-time mode) Non-means-tested Annual Subsidy Scheme (NMTSS) (Applicable to students pursuing full-time locally accredited top-up degree programmes only) 

Study a UK IT Top-up Degree in HK| VTC SHAPE

Enrol an IT top-up degree programme offered by VTC SHAPE in collaboration with UK partner universities, suitable for relevant HD/AD graduates.

IT Top-Up Degree for Students| SHAPE

School for Higher and Professional Education (SHAPE) is a leading non-local degree programme operator in Hong Kong, offering over 45 programmes including IT top up degree programmes, providing opportunities for sub-degree holders and working adults to pursue further study at degree levels.

With digital transformation in the 21st century, there is a high demand for the IT specialists in the global market. SHAPE is currently offering various IT top up degrees with 2 partner universities from the UK, named Coventry University and UWE Bristol. VTC SHAPE IT top up degree programmes are tailor-made for IT-related higher diploma graduates and sub-degree holders. All IT top up degree programmes are taught by university and local lecturers and all degrees awarded by universities. All SHAPE UK IT top up degrees are quality assured and pitched at Qualifications Framework (QF) Level 5 by the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications (HKCAAVQ), which are equivalent to the level of the qualification of locally-accredited bachelor’s degrees. What’s more, successful completion of the SHAPE IT top up degree programmes carries the same academic status as that offered to the graduates studying on-campus at Coventry and UWE Bristol.

Why choose SHAPE IT top up degrees?

SHAPE IT top up degree programmes aim to provide theoretical as well as practical knowledge in information technology, digital media, as well as multimedia building on the specialist skills students acquired in the higher diploma or associate degree programmes. The IT top up degree programmes also provide students with the chance to obtain key knowledge and skills required for their future career in a wide range of technology-related areas.

Various IT top up degrees under SHAPE

VTC SHAPE provides both full-time and part-time IT top up degree programmes that enable students to obtain an IT top up degree in 1 year (full-time) to 18 months (part-time) at their own pace. Various programme options in computing, multimedia computing, digital media, information technology and cybersecurity are available to suit the needs of students.

Career prospects of IT top up degree graduates

The practical nature of SHAPE IT top up degree programmes places an emphasis on students’ future employability. Graduates of IT top up degree programmes will be equipped with a wide range of practical skills and theoretical knowledge enabling them to pursue career opportunities in various positions, including creative technologists, IT project management, client handling, IT analysis, information management, web development, multimedia production, pervasive computing or usability.

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Recognised under the Qualifications Framework
Financial Assistance Scheme for Post-secondary Students (FASP) (for designated full-time honours degree programmes only)
Non-means Tested Loan Scheme (NLS)
CEF Reimbursable Course (Only applicable to the selected modules of the programme offered in Part-time mode)
Non-means-tested Annual Subsidy Scheme (NMTSS) (Applicable to students pursuing full-time locally accredited top-up degree programmes only)
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