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    Diploma of Foundation Studies (Community Services) FS113002M


    The Programme aims to deliver a quality education, with vocational and generic elements, that will enable students to achieve both the basic skills required for developing a career in the industry, and a sound academic foundation for further studies. The Programme focuses heavily on communication, in particular English, Chinese with Putonghua and Information Technology, as these areas are particularly important in the workplace. Emphasis is also placed on the development of interpersonal skills and teamwork, and a student-centred approach.

    Duration of Study: 1 years (Full-time)

    Offering Campus(es) / Venue(s): IVE (Sha Tin)


    Programme Highlights:

    - Human Development and Caring Skills

    - Social Services Projects and Implementation

    - Plan for Articulation and Career Development

    Career Prospects:
    This Programme equips students with skills required for employment in the community services industry and also prepares them for further studies.



    Graduates of Diploma of Foundation Studies are eligible to apply for VTC’s Higher Diploma programmes, which normally require five HKDSE subjects at Level 2 or above, including English Language and Chinese Language.



    - Bachelor of Education (Hons) Education and Early Years# (Top-up degree), the University of Hull, UK

    - Basic Human Development

    - Health and Caring Skills

    - Social Services in Hong Kong

    - Community Projects

    - Vocational English I

    - Vocational English II

    - Vocational English III

    - Vocational English IV

    - Vocational English V

    - Foundation Mathematics I

    - Foundation Mathematics II (A)

    - Information Technology Applications (A)

    - Essentials of Personal Development

    - Wellness in Action

    - Vocational Chinese : Discussion and Social Correspondence

    - Vocational Chinese : Reading Comprehension & Administrative Text Writing

    - Vocational Chinese : Putonghua Conversation & Discussion

    - Optional Module : Foundation Mathematics III (Note 1)

    Note :
    Diploma of Foundation Studies students who have not obtained Level 2 or above in HKDSE Mathematics may consider taking the optional module 'Foundation Mathematics III' for the eligibility to apply for VTC's Higher Diploma programmes or related civil service jobs which require Level 2 or above in HKDSE Mathematics as one of their general entry requirements. Separate tuition fee will be charged for this optional module.


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