SCE Profile

Established in 1975, the School of Continuing Education (SCE), Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) is one of the seven faculties/ schools of the University. It is a self-financing unit dedicated to promoting lifelong learning by providing quality full-time and part-time programmes in a wide spectrum of disciplines, delivered in flexible learning modes at convenient locations. Learners, regardless of their age and education background, are allowed to upgrade their academic qualifications, hone their professional skills or cultivate an interest at any time in their life.

The School has a team of close to 400 full-time staff and 1,500 part-time instructors. Offering approximately 1,500 part-time courses a year, it boasts an annual enrolment of over 40,000, of which 5,000 are pursuing undergraduate and postgraduate degrees awarded by the HKBU or SCE’s overseas collaborators from the UK and Australia. In terms of full-time programmes, the College of International Education (CIE) founded in 2000 and managed by SCE now offers Associate Degree Foundation, Associate Degree and Top-Up Degree programmes, giving about 3,000 secondary school-leavers an alternate route to tertiary education. With a vision to nurture talent to answer the needs of the rapidly changing society, the School also provides corporate training to various commercial and government organisations.

In addition to its Kowloon Tong Campus Centre and Shek Mun (Shatin) Campus Centre, SCE now operates eight outlying learning centres scattered across Hong Kong Island, Kowloon and New Territories. It also manages the HKBU Kindergarten which provides a platform for the School’s academics and students of early childhood education to put theory into practice.

students Programmes Offered

  • By the College of International Education
  • Associate Degree Foundation programme (Full-time)
  • Associate Degree programme (Full-time)
  • Top-up Degree programme (Full-time)
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  • By the School of Continuing Education
  • Applied Learning Courses for senior secondary school students
  • Short courses (Part-time)
  • Project Yi-jin (Full-time)
  • Certificate and Diploma programme (Part-time)
  • Higher Diploma programme in Early Childhood Education (Full-time)
  • Undergraduate and Postgraduate programmes (Part-time)
  • Postgraduate Diploma programme in Early Childhood Education (Full-time & part-time)
  • Corporate training (Part-time)