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Certificate & Diploma Programmes

CP0298

Professional Diploma in Law Enforcement Management
執法管理專業文憑

Certificate & Diploma Programme
12 months part-time
Qualifications Framework Level:5
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Commencement : NOV 2018
Application Deadline : 26 SEP 2018
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English supplemented with Cantonese

3411 1999

adbus@hkbu.edu.hk

Programme Features

This programme, specialising in criminal justice and law enforcement, aims at providing students with theoretical framework and analytical skills required to lead and discharge functions effectively in the law enforcement and security sectors, adding significant value to their organisations. This professional diploma programme covers specialised studies on criminology, crime intelligence and investigations, criminal law, compliance, policing, and the management of law enforcement agencies and security organisations in the local and international contexts. Graduates will be equipped with solid theoretical and practical grounding in the advanced aspects of law enforcement and security management.

This programme consists of five courses, totaling 225 hours.

 

 

Subject Code Course Title Hours
LEM5101

 

1.Concepts of Criminology and Deviance;

2.Crime Causation;

3.Overview of Criminology Theories;

4.Criminal Investigation;

5.Basic Investigative Responsibilities;

6.Modern Investigative Techniques;

7.Investigating Violent Crimes;

8.Investigating Crimes Against Property;

9.Challenges to Criminal Investigator; and

10.Preparing for and Presenting Cases in Court.

45
LEM5102

1.Comparison of Common Law and Continental Law;

2.Criminal Justice System of Hong Kong;

3.Law Enforcement Agencies and Their Operation;

4.Fundamental Principles of Substantive Criminal Law;

5.Crime Typologies and Criminal Behaviour;

6.Elements of Crime;

7.Classification of Criminal Offences;

8.Doctrines of and Factors Affecting Criminal Liability;

9.Specific Offences;

10.Judicial Review;

11.Principles of Penology; and

12.Court Procedures of Law Enforcement Personnel in Hong Kong.

45
LEM5103

 

1.Overview of Police Organisation and Administration;

2.Police Recruitment and Selection;

3.Police Training and Education;

4.Police Work: Operations and Functions;

5.Police Culture, Value, Conduct, Ethics, Discretion and Accountabilities;

6.Law Enforcement Administration;

7.Managing Law Enforcement Agencies; and

8.Contemporary Strategies and Challenges in Policing and Law Enforcement.

45
LEM5104

 

1.Concepts of Security Management and Compliance Function;

2.Private Security and its Legal and Ethical Considerations;

3.Investigating Security Breaches;

4.Corporate Compliance;

5.Security Risk Management Methodologies and Processes;

6.Security and Compliance Professionals in Institutions;

7.Retail Security;

8.Cyber Security; and

9.Challenges in Security and Compliance Management.

45
LEM5105

 

1.Current Justice Administration and Law Enforcement Practices in Hong Kong;

2.External Environment Influencing the Law Enforcement Operations;

3.Organisation’s Resources and Capabilities of Law Enforcement Agencies;

4.Measuring the Strategic Performance of Law Enforcement Agencies;

5.Social Research Methods in the Law Enforcement and Security Studies;

6.Contemporary Issues on Law Enforcement in Public and Private Sectors;

7.Cross Border Crime and Impact of Globalization on Law Enforcement; and

8.The Future of Policing, Law Enforcement and Private Security.

45
   
225

Students who have obtained a passing grade and satisfied the attendance requirement in each course will be awarded the Professional Diploma in Law Enforcement Management.

Application Fee: HK$120 (non-refundable)
Tuition Fee: HK$27,000 (by three instalments)
Click here for info on the financial assistance available.

Classes and examinations will be held on weekday evenings and Saturday afternoons (normally two classes per week) at Tsimshatsui/Wan Chai Learning Centres.

  1. Holder of an Associate Degree or a Higher Diploma or equivalent; or
  2. Aged 23 or above with lower academic qualifications and three years’ relevant work experience.
  3. Attained a required level of English proficiency equivalent to Band 6.0 in the IELTS/Grade E in HKALE Use of English/Level 3 at HKDSE English Language ; or
  4. * Applicants may be required to sit for an entrance test which assesses their English language proficiency.

Applicants may submit application through (A) online system, or (B) hard-copy submission by mail or in-person.

 

(A) Application through online system

  1. Enter SCE Online Application System and fill in required data.
  2. Upload files of the following documents onto the system:
    1. proof for relevant academic qualifications and professional qualifications, e.g. certificate of public examinations (application for exemption should be submitted with supporting documents which include transcript/result slip, certificate and course syllabus);
    2. proof for relevant work experience (if any);
    3. any pertinent supporting documents; and
    4. a recent photograph (1.5” x 2”).
  3. Make payment for the application fee for admission (HK$120), and handling fee for exemption (HK$200 per course if applicable) through the Online Payment Gateway.

(B) Application through hard-copy submission

  1. Download and complete Application for Admission form (SCE-AF-002)
  2. Attach PHOTOCOPIES of the following documents:
    1. HKID card;
    2. proof for relevant academic qualifications and professional qualifications, e.g. certificate of public examinations (application for exemption should be submitted with supporting documents which include transcript/result slip, certificate and course syllabus);
    3. proof for relevant work experience (if any);
    4. any pertinent supporting documents.
  3. Attach two recent photographs (1.5” x 2”).
  4. Make payment for the application fee for admission (HK$120), and handling fee for exemption (HK$200 per course if applicable), in the form of a crossed cheque made payable to “Hong Kong Baptist University” with applicant’s name, contact number and programme name written at the back. Applicants who submit application in-person may make payment with cash or EPS.
  5. Complete set of application should be submitted either by-mail or in-person at the following address(es).

 

By-Mail

School of Continuing Education

Hong Kong Baptist University

2/F, Franki Centre, 320 Junction Road, Kowloon Tong

(Please mark the title of the programme applied on the envelope)  

In-Person

Kowloon Tong Campus Centre DLB Office

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

 

Tsim Sha Tsui Learning Centre Office

6/F, 136A Nathan Road, Tsimshatsui, Kowloon

 

Counter Service Hours:

Mon-Fri: 9:00 am-8:00 pm

Sat: 9:00 am-4:00 pm

(Closed on Sun, Public Holidays and School Holidays)


Kowloon East Learning Centre Office

7/F, Millennium City 3, 370 Kwun Tong Road, Kowloon

 

Wan Chai Learning Centre Office

26/F, Wu Chung House, 213 Queen’s Road East, Wan Chai, Hong Kong

 

Counter Service Hours:

Mon-Fri: 12:00 pm-8:00 pm

Sat: 12:00 pm-4:00 pm

(Closed on Sun, Public Holidays and School Holidays)  

  • Applicants will be requested to present the HKID card and original copies of all credentials for verification. Those who submit application in-person may bring along the HKID card and original credentials for verification.
  • All fees paid are non-refundable.

  • All documents submitted together with the application form will not be returned to applicants.  For unsuccessful applications, the documents and forms will be destroyed and the electronic files will be deleted.
  • Notes to non-local applicants – Part-time certificate/diploma programmes are generally not considered by the Immigration Department for visa purposes. For a non-permanent Hong Kong resident, it is his/her responsibility to check whether he/she can take the programme before making application.

Students can apply for Credit Transfer/Exemption under the following conditions:

  1. Credit Transfer will be considered if students have completed (or are currently studying) the required courses offered by the School prior to admission to the programme. Courses concerned will be automatically transferred to the programme and supporting documents are not required.
  2. Exemption will be considered if students possess a demonstrated competence (e.g. passed relevant courses in public examinations or other institutes) equivalent to the learning outcomes of the course to be studied. Supporting documents such as course syllabuses, transcripts or certificates should be submitted.

The above request(s) should be submitted when applying for admission. Late application will not be considered. Courses that are being studied or pending for result/certificate should also be reported at the time of admission, followed by the submission of supporting documents for approval upon release of result/issuance of certificate.

Credit Transfer/Exemption will not be granted if such qualifications have not been reported during admission or if they are obtained after registration in the programme.

Remarks for Credit Transfer/Exemption are shown as below:

 

Course Remark Code Description
EX Course Exempted
TC Credit Transferred

Limitations for Credit Transfer/Exemption

For all Programmes of Levels 1 to 2, the maximum exemption and credit transfer is limited to half of the total number of programme hours. For all Programmes of Level 3 or above, the maximum exemption is limited to one quarter of the total number of programme hours, while the sum of exemption and credit transfer is still limited to half of the total number of programme hours. In the case that the number of hours of exempted and/or transferred credit course(s) (including the course(s) being studied) has exceeded the maximum allowance, students should submit explanations and approval will be granted at the School’s discretion.

 

Example 1 The Certificate in Spanish (Introductory) (Level 1 programme) requires student to complete four courses (120 hours in total). Application for Credit Transfer and Exemption should not exceed 60 hours.
Example 2 The Certificate in Jewellery Design & Production (Level 2 programme) requires student to complete six courses (180 hours in total). Application for Credit Transfer and Exemption should not exceed 90 hours.
Example 3 The Certificate in Marketing Studies (Level 3 programme) requires student to complete six courses (180 hours in total). Application for Credit Transfer and Exemption should not exceed 90 hours in total while the Exemption should not exceed 45 hours.
Example 4 The Advanced Diploma in Accounting (Level 4 programme) requires student to complete 16 courses (480 hours in total). Application for Credit Transfer and Exemption should not exceed 240 hours in total while the Exemption should not exceed 120 hours.

Applicants may refer to the Exemption List for reference.

日期 2018年9月20日(星期四)
時間 下午7時至8時
主講 學術統籌主任
地點

尖沙咀教學中心

九龍尖沙咀彌敦道136號A 5樓

Q: When will I know if I have been admitted?

A: The admission result will be sent to applicants via e-mail within 10 working days after the application deadline.

 

Q: When will I know the result of my application for course exemption?

A: Result of application for course exemption will be released together with the admission result via e-mail.

 

Q: Can I change from one programme to another?

A: Once the offer is confirmed upon completion of registration, applicants are not allowed to change to another programme. Applicants are required to submit a new application with relevant documents and application fee for another 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.