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Regulations for the Diploma in Communications Technology

These regulations are made under paragraphs 1 to 4 of the Regulations for the Award of Sub-degree Qualifications (Sub-degrees).

In these regulations definitions shall apply as in the Regulations for the Award of Sub-degree Qualifications and in the Interpretation Section of the Academic Rules and Regulations.

Diploma in Communications Technology (DCT) (See Note 7)
1. To be eligible for the award of the Diploma in Communications Technology, a student shall:
  a) comply with the Regulations for Admission, Registration and Maintenance of Status; and
  b) comply with the Regulations for the Award of Sub-degree Qualifications (Sub-degrees); and
  c) obtain at least 60 credits in courses prescribed by the regulations including at least 20 credits from Middle level courses.
2.

For the Diploma in Communications Technology, the University has prescribed that a student must:

  a) obtain 5 credits from courses labelled D1 in Table 1; and
  b) obtain 5 credits from courses labelled B1 in Table 1; and
  c)

successfully complete 50 credits from courses labelled DC in Table 1.

Table 1

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

DCT

Pre-foundation level

CHIN E050C 3

Chinese for Post-secondary Study

5

D1

ENGL L020 1,2,3 /
ENGL E070 1,2

English for Post-secondary Study

5

D1

Foundation level

MGT B160 2

Business Management Fundamentals

5

B1

BUS B100 2,3,6

Business Communication

5

D1

BUS B103 2,6

English and Communications for Business I

5

D1

BUS B190C 2,3

Business Relations and Communication

5

D1

BUS B191C 2

Business Relations and Communication I

5

D1

ENGL A122 2

Presentation Skills

5

D1

PTH E150C 2

Foundation Putonghua

5

D1

MATH S112 2,3,4 /
MATH S122 2,4

A Foundation in Applied Mathematics

10

DC

Middle level

MGT B240

Principles and Practices of Management

5

B1

MKT B250

Introduction to Marketing

5

B1

ELEC S202 2,3,5

Analogue and Digital Electronics

20

DC

ELEC S211

Fundamentals of Communications Technology

10

DC

ELEC S212

Network Programming and Design

10

DC

ELEC S222 2,5 Electronics Principles and Digital Design

10

DC

ELEC S225 2,5 Analogue Circuits

10

DC

Notes:

  1. The following is a list of phased out and replacement courses. A student who has previously successfully completed the phased out course will not be permitted to register on the corresponding replacement course
     

       Phased out courses    Replacement courses
      ENGL L020   ENGL E070
  2. Courses form excluded combinations with other courses. Only one of the courses of the excluded combinations can count towards an OUHK award. Students should refer to the attached list for details.
     
  3. Courses no longer available.
     
  4. Successful completion of MATH S101 is considered as completion of MATH S112/MATH S122. However, MATH S101 may only be counted as 10 credits against the programme requirements.
     
  5. Successful completion of ELEC S202 is considered as completion of ELEC S222 and ELEC S225.
     
  6. Successful completion of BUS B100 is considered as completion of BUS B103.
     
  7. The programme of Diploma in Communications Technology will be phased out with effect from 2016 Spring term. The last conferment of the programme will be June 2019.

October 2016