This programme aims to provide students with comprehensive knowledge and practical skills on analytical science with particular emphasis on training of analytical instrumentation and testing techniques.
This 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.
This programme is recognised by the following professional bodies in Hong Kong and overseas:
- Royal Society of Chemistry: Graduates possessing 1 year related working experience can apply for Registered Scientist (RSci) as an Affiliate Member and can be upgraded to Associate Member (AMRSC).
- Hong Kong Association for Testing, Inspection and Certification :
- Graduates with 2 years of relevant testing experience can obtain direct entry to Certified Testing Technician (CTT) under the Chemical Testing category.
- Graduates with 5 years of relevant testing and supervisory experience and satisfactory results in professional assessment by interview are eligible for certification of Certified Testing Professional (CTP) under the Chemical Testing category.
Graduates may be employed as laboratory analysts or technicians in consumer product safety testing, pharmaceutical and food testing, environmental analysis and research and development in accredited or commercial testing laboratories. Other opportunities include career development in laboratory quality management and technical sales of scientific products.
|Duration of Study||2 Years|
|Mode of Study||Full-time|
|Offering Campus(es) / Venue(s)||IVE (Sha Tin)|
Five HKDSE subjects at Level 2 or above, including English Language and Chinese Language; OR VTC Diploma of Foundation Studies; OR VTC Diploma of Vocational Education / Diploma of Vocational Baccalaureate; OR Diploma Yi Jin; OR Equivalent.
Students may choose one of the following streams so as to enhance professional knowledge and skills in specific areas :
Graduates can apply for admission to the following programmes :
|Notes||Students may be required to attend classes on other VTC campuses. VTC reserves the right to cancel any programme, revise programme content or change the offering institute(s) / campus(es) / class venue(s) if circumstances so warrant.|