HKBU-SCE | School of Continuing Education, Hong Kong Baptist University

About Us


Why Sce

  • Long history and wide recognition for offering post-secondary programmes
  • Strong affiliation with HKBU and stringent quality assurance
  • Conferment of sub-degrees and degrees by HKBU or collaborating universities
  • Seamless articulation pathways
  • Vibrant and diverse learning and extracurricular experience
  • Comprehensive facilities and learning support
  • Extensive alumni and industry networks


Established in 1975, the School of Continuing Education (SCE) of Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) offers a wide range of full-time and part-time programmes with multi-faceted teaching approaches incorporated through its College of International Education (CIE), Continuing and Professional Education Division (CPED), Early Childhood and Elementary Education Division (ECEED) as well as Division of Nursing Education (DNE) to meet the needs and challenges of the rapidly changing society. A robust quality assurance system aligned with the University’s quality assurance requirements is adopted to ensure that high standards are achieved and learners’ needs are satisfied. In 2018, the sub-degree programmes offered by the School were held in high regard by the Quality Assurance Council of the University Grants Committee in the aspects of teaching and learning, student development and support facilities.



Offers the two-year Associate Degree programme with a broad array of concentration studies. Graduates enjoy promising chances to further their study in UGC-funded programmes or HKBU self-funded undergraduate programmes which are jointly run by the CIE and HKBU Faculties/Schools, among other articulation possibilities including non-local degree programmes and going abroad.



Offers the two-year Higher Diploma programmes, as well as the one-year Diploma of College Foundation Studies and Diploma of Applied Education. The School also runs other programmes such as the Applied Learning Courses for senior secondary school students, and collaborative programmes with overseas universities leading to a non-local award.



Offers the two-year Higher Diploma in Early Childhood Education, the four-year Bachelor of Education (Honours) in Early Childhood Education for HKDSE graduates and the Postgraduate Diploma in Early Childhood Education for degree holders. To support teaching and research in early childhood education, it operates the HKBU Kindergarten, the first university-affiliated kindergarten in Hong Kong.



Offers the five-year Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) for DSE graduates, equipping students with the necessary knowledge, skills and attitudes to serve in a wide range of healthcare settings. The Division will also deliver nursing specialty courses to prepare nurses at advanced practice level.