Hong Kong Vocational Training Council

Credit for prior learning

The following Hong Kong Vocational Training Council courses have credit for prior learning available. Please select the course for further details. 

Course details

Course: Higher Diploma in Software Engineering

Marks required for maximum credit exemption: GPA 2.0

Maximum credit exemptions: 72 credit points (1.5 years)

Course Completed: Yes

Summary of course duration at UOW if maximum credit exemption granted

UOW courseUOW majorUOW FacultyNumber of years to completeSession of entry
Bachelor of Computer Science 

 No Major

Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences 1.5 years 

Autumn or Spring
Semester A (Hong Kong campus)

Maximum credit exemptions

Institution Subject NameUOW subject CodeUOW subject nameCredit points
Introduction to Computer Programming CSIT111 Programming Fundamentals 6
Introduction to Computer Organization CSIT113 Problem Solving 6

Mobile Application Development OR System Administration

CSIT114 System Analysis 6
Introduction to Database Systems CSIT115 Data Management & Security 6
Object-Oriented Programming CSIT121 Object Oriented Design & Programming 6
Computer System and Network Protocol Essentials CSIT127 Networks and
Mathematics for Computing MATH221 Mathematics for Computer Science 6
Introduction to Data Structures and Algorithms CSCI203 Algorithms & Data Structures 6
Unspecified credit at 100-level 18
Unspecified credit at 200-leve 6
Maximum eligible credit points of credit transfer 72

Additional course requirements

Additional information regarding course requirements, areas of major study and double majors can be found in the UOW Course Handbook.

English language requirements

Further information regarding UOW English language requirements and additional course information can be found under additional entry requirements.

The information contained on this website is a guide only and is subject to change according to any amendments to the curriculum of the University of Wollongong or the institutions listed on this website. You will be advised of your eligibility for admission and for credit exemption after receipt of your formal application in your formal letter of offer.