The programme provides students with the necessary knowledge and skills to become competent professionals in mechanical engineering. Upon completion of the programme, graduates will have acquired the necessary academic, technical and management knowledge and skills which enable them to secure employment in the technical / operational / market development and follow-up services functions in the field of mechanical engineering.
The 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.
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Please refer to General Entrance Requirement
Graduates are normally employed as assistant engineers, technicians, supervisors, operations staff, technical sales, marketing and services officers, safety officers and computer-aided draftsmen in the areas of mechanical engineering, plant facilities repairs and maintenance, marine engineering, rolling stock maintenance, theme park, E&M operation and maintenance, testing and inspection, quality management, product design, transportation and logistics, technical and precision mechanical products services or utilities sectors.
Graduates may articulate to the degree programmes offered by Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi):
Graduates may apply for admission to the relevant BEng (Hons) programmes offered by the following local universities:
Upon admission to relevant degree programmes, graduates may apply for credit exemption. The level of exemption will be considered on individual basis.
Higher Diploma is recognised by most overseas universities.
Graduates can further their studies for the top-up Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical Engineering) (Honours) # offered by RMIT University, Australia in collaboration with the School for Higher and Professional Education (SHAPE) of VTC (2-year full-time and 3-year part-time programme study in Hong Kong). Please refer to the corresponding programme page in the website of SHAPE for the registered course number. [Not applicable to Mainland students]
# It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognise any qualification to which this course may lead.
The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers has granted recognition to this programme as satisfying the academic requirements for its Associate membership.
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2 out of 11 Elective Modules :
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