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Higher Diploma

Higher Diploma in Management (Sport and Healthy Living)
管理學高級文憑(運動與健康生活)

Daytime Programme Continuing Education Fund Reimbursable ProgrammeCEF Reimbursable Courses NO. : 21Z09584-6, 21Z09585-4, 23Z09586-8, 23Z09587-6, 25Z09591-A
2 years full-time
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Commencement : SEP 2018
Application Deadline : 31 AUG 2018

Programme Features

  • Comprehensive management knowledge and integrated industry and profession-specific skills, together with the necessary competencies to enhance students’ employability
  • A systematic basis with theoretical and practical foundation in management and appropriate professional skills to achieve their personal goals in further studies or career development
  • Taught by professionals and academics with rich working experiences in local tertiary institutions and related industrial sectors

The Higher Diploma in Management (Sport and Healthy Living) is a two-year full-time programme. Students are required to take a total of 63 units (21 courses) from the Generic Skills Courses (15 units), Discipline Required Courses (33 units) and Specialisation Courses (15 units). The programme structure is summarised below:

 

Generic Skills Courses (15 units, 5 courses)
English for Business 3 units
Applied Putonghua 3 units
Practical Chinese Writing 3 units
Business Mathematics 3 units
Personal Growth and Development 3 units
Discipline Required Courses (33 units, 11 courses)

Principles of Accounting
3 units

Principles of Marketing
3 units

Supply Chain and Operations Management
3 units

Financial Management
3 units
Human Resources Management 3 units

Principles of Management
3 units
Business Economics 3 units
Technology, Business and Society 3 units
Organisational Behaviour 3 units
International Business 3 units
Management Project 3 units
Specialisation Courses (15 units, 5 courses)
Healthy Living and Applications 3 units
Sport and Recreation 3 units
Risk Management in Sport 3 units
Physical Activity and Health 3 units
Sport Facility Design and Management 3 units

Students who successfully obtain 63 unit as required by the programme, attaining a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.00 for all courses attempted and having passed all courses stipulated by the programme are eligible for graduation. The qualification of Higher Diploma in Management shall be awarded by Hong Kong Baptist University.

The medium of instruction for formal classroom teaching is English. Exemption from using English as the medium of instruction will be applied for individual courses.

  • Libraries
  • Learning Commons
  • Recreation facilities
  • IT facilities and web-based learning system
  • Medical and dental services
  • Counselling support

Graduates may choose to pursue undergraduate studies to obtain a bachelor’s degree in management, sport, health and wellness or recreation disciplines.

A wide range of career opportunities are available for graduates which include Amenities Assistants, Assistant Leisure Services Managers, Recreation and Properties Officers, Gym Supervisors, Recreation Assistants and Executive Assistants.

 

Recognition of Higher Diploma for Civil Service Appointment

Holders of this qualification are fully prepared to take up jobs at elementary management and assistant professional levels. At present, 15 grades in the government set locally accredited HD or AD as the qualification requirement for their entry ranks. These grades are Ambulance Officer, Assistant Information Officer (Design) / (Photo), Assistant Leisure Services Manager II, Assistant Programme Officer, Programme Officer, Senior Programme Officer, Health Inspector II, Immigration Officer, Industrial Officer (Correctional Services), Inspector of Customs and Excise, Inspector of Police, Occupational Safety Officer II, Officer (Correctional Services), Operations Officer (Airworthiness), Police Translator II, Station Officer (Operational) / (Control) and Statistical Officer II. (Source: ipass.gov.hk, December 2017)

Application Fee: HK$150 (non-refundable)
Tuition Fee:

HK$98,280 (by four instalments)

(subject to revision)

 

Scholarships to recognise students’ outstanding achievements are bestowed on the selected recipients on the basis of academic merits or other criteria as set out by the School or donors.

 

Students can apply for Financial Assistance Scheme for Post-secondary Students (FASP) and Non-means-tested Loan Scheme for Post-secondary Students (NLSPS) from the Government. Please refer to the website of Student Finance Office (SFO) for details.

 

Continuing Education Fund

The Continuing Education Fund (CEF) subsidises adults with learning aspirations to pursue continuing education and training courses. Eligible applicants will be reimbursed 80% of their fees, subject to a maximum sum of HK$10,000 (whichever is the less), on successful completion of a reimbursable course. Please refer to the website of CEF for details.


Click here for more info on the financial assistance available.

The minimum admission requirements of the programme are as follows:

  • Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE): Level 2 in five subjects# (including Chinese Language* and English Language); OR
  • Successful completion of the Diploma Yi Jin; OR
  • Other equivalent qualifications to be assessed by the School; OR
  • Applicants aged 21 or above with acceptable qualifications to justify admission.

# A DSE applicant is allowed to use not more than two Applied Learning subjects in the application.
* “Attained” or above in Applied Learning Chinese (for non-Chinese speaking students) would be accepted as an alternative Chinese Language qualification.

HKDSE Candidates

1. The Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) candidates can submit their application through the E-APP of the Education Bureau.

2. Applicants with HKDSE results of previous years AND DO NOT sit for current year of HKDSE examination should apply through the SCE Online Application System.

 

Other Applicants

Applicants with other qualifications or backgrounds (please refer to the Admission Requirements) should apply through the SCE Online Application System.

Date

13 October 2018 (Sat)

Time  3:00 pm
Venue

DLB415, 4/F, David C. Lam Building, Shaw Campus, Hong Kong Baptist University, 34 Renfrew Road, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon

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Seat Reservation 3411 5452

(I) Qualification & Recognition

01. What is Sub-degree?

Sub-degree is a collective term of post-secondary qualifications. It includes Higher Diploma and Associate Degree, both of which are at Level 4 under the 7-level Qualifications Framework.

 

02. What are the differences between Higher Diploma and Associate Degree programmes?

Both Higher Diploma and Associate Degree programmes equip students with generic skills, practical vocational skills as well as knowledge in specialised disciplines. In general, Higher Diploma programmes are more vocation-oriented while Associate Degree programmes put more emphasis on general education. Upon completion of Higher Diploma programmes, graduates will have acquired knowledge and skills necessary to further study in universities or pursue career in professions.

 

03. Are the Academic Awards of this Programme conferred by the HKBU?

The Programme is approved by the Senate of the Hong Kong Baptist University and the academic awards are also conferred by the Hong Kong Baptist University.

 

04. Has the Programme gone through any accreditation?

The Programme has gone through a vigorous accreditation process and was approved by the Senate of HKBU. Consistent review exercise is regularly performed to ensure the teaching, learning and assessment of the Programme are in good quality and are up to standard. Referring to the Qualifications Framework (QF) established by the Education Bureau (please see below), the qualification of the Programme is equivalent to Level 4.

 

Level 1: Certificate

Level 2: Certificate

Level 3: Diploma

Level 4: High Diploma, Associate Degree

Level 5: Bachelor Degree

Level 6: Master Degree, Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma

Level 7: Doctorate Degree

 

More information can be also obtained from the Information Portal for Accredited Post-secondary Programmes (iPASS).

 

(II) Application & Admission

5. Can I apply for the Programme?

The minimum entry requirements of the Programme are as follows:

  • Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE): Level 2 in five subjects# (including Chinese Language* and English Language); OR
  • Successful completion of the Diploma Yi Jin; OR
  • Other equivalent qualifications to be assessed by the School; OR
  • Applicants aged 21 or above with acceptable qualifications to justify admission.

# A DSE applicant is allowed to use not more than two Applied Learning subjects in the application.
* “Attained” or above in Applied Learning Chinese (for non-Chinese speaking students) would be accepted as an alternative Chinese Language qualification.

 

6. How can I apply for admission?

HKDSE candidates: candidates can submit their applications through the “Electronic Advance Application System for Post-secondary Programmes” (E-APP) of the Education Bureau.

Other applicants: applicants can submit their applications through the SCE Online Application System.

 

7. Do I have to attend any admission interview?

Applicants will be invited to attend an admission interview, if necessary. Individual notification of the interview details will be sent to the applicants by e-mail or phone.

 

8. Are there any information talks about the Programme?

Information Talks will be held. For details, please visit the programme webpage.

 

(III) Fees & Aids

9. What fees should be paid when applying/studying for the Programme?

The tuition fee for the whole two-year programme is HK$98,280 (63 units) to be payable by four instalments. The application fee is HK$150. These fees are non-refundable and non-transferrable. In addition to tuition fees, students will be required to pay other fees, such as caution money and students’ union fees.

 

10. Can I apply for financial assistance from the government?

The following government financial assistance schemes are available for students:

Financial Assistance Scheme for Post-secondary students (FASP)
Non-means-tested Loan Scheme for Post-secondary students (NLSPS)
Student Travel Subsidy for Tertiary Students
For further information, please visit the website of the Student Finance Office (SFO).

 

11. Has the programme been included in the list of reimbursable courses for Continuing Education Fund (CEF) purposes?

Some courses of the programme have been included in the list of reimbursable courses for CEF purposes. Eligible students may apply for reimbursement of tuition fee. Eligible applicants will be reimbursed 80% of the course fee, subject to a maximum sum of HK$10,000, on successful completion of the course(s).

 

12. Are there any scholarships or grants?

Scholarships to recognise students’ outstanding achievements are bestowed on the selected recipients on the basis of academic merits or other criteria as set out by the School or donors.

 

(III) Programme

13. Where are the teaching venues?

Classes will mainly be held in the Kowloon Tong main campus.

 

14. What is the medium of instruction?

The medium of instruction for formal classroom teaching is English. Exemption from using English as the medium of instruction will be applied for individual courses.

 

15. What facilities and services are available for students?

Libraries
Learning Commons
Recreation facilities
IT facilities and web-based learning system
Medical and dental services
Counselling support

 

16. Are there any graduation requirements for the Programme?

Students who successfully obtain 63 units as required by the programme, attaining a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.00 for all courses attempted and having passed all courses stipulated by the programme are eligible for graduation.

 

17. If I failed a course, would I fail the Programme?

In case a student failed in the end-of-semester examination, he/she may be allowed to sit for supplementary examination.

 

18. Will I have the opportunity to further my studies after completing this Programme?

With a sturdy foundation in artistic skills and related knowledge, students will be well prepared for their further education. Graduates may choose to pursue undergraduate studies to obtain a bachelor’s degree in the broad disciplines of art and design, like visual communication, creative media, design and fine arts.

 

19. What is the career prospect after graduating from this Programme?

A wide range of career opportunities are available for graduates which include Amenities Assistants, Assistant Leisure Services Managers, Recreation and Properties Officers, Gym Supervisors, Recreation Assistants and Executive Assistants.

 

Recognition of Higher Diploma for Civil Service Appointment

Holders of this qualification are fully prepared to take up jobs at elementary management and assistant professional levels. At present, 15 grades in the government set locally accredited HD or AD as the qualification requirement for their entry ranks. These grades are Ambulance Officer, Assistant Information Officer (Design) / (Photo), Assistant Leisure Services Manager II, Assistant Programme Officer, Programme Officer, Senior Programme Officer, Health Inspector II, Immigration Officer, Industrial Officer (Correctional Services), Inspector of Customs and Excise, Inspector of Police, Occupational Safety Officer II, Officer (Correctional Services), Operations Officer (Airworthiness), Police Translator II, Station Officer (Operational) / (Control) and Statistical Officer II. (Source: ipass.gov.hk, December 2017)

Continuing Education Fund Reimbursable Programme The programme/courses of the programme have been included in the list of reimbursable courses for Continuing Education Fund purposes. Continuing Education Fund Reimbursable Programme Continuing Education Fund Reimbursable Programme

The above information is for reference only. The School reserves the right to make alterations or to cancel any class/programme without prior notice. Students are advised to follow the requirements listed in the course information distributed on admission.