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Professional Diploma in Leisure, Recreation and Sports Administration
休閒、康樂及運動管理專業文憑

Certificate & Diploma Programme Continuing Education Fund Reimbursable ProgrammeCEF Course Code: 43F109959
16 months part-time
Qualifications Framework Level : 4
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Commencement : July 2024
Application Deadline : 15 June 2024
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Cantonese supplemented with English

3411 1999

adbus@hkbu.edu.hk

Programme Features

The programme provides professional education geared towards producing well-rounded graduates who can contribute to the recreation and sports industry in Hong Kong. It covers topics in key areas of the recreation and sports industry and aims to equip students with professional knowledge and specialised skills desired by recreation and sports organisations

Programme graduates can apply for membership of Hong Kong Recreation Management Association (HKRMA). Please visit the website of HKRMA for more details: http://www.hkrma.com.hk/index.files/membership.htm

This programme consists of 7 courses, totaling 210 hours.

 

 

Subject Code Course Title Hours
RLE4100

 

This course explores the foundation and development of leisure, recreation and sport in contemporary society, emphasizing the theoretical framework of leisure, recreation and sport, its impacts on the society and individuals, delivery system, current development and trends. Topics such as leisure for population with special needs, leisure and life cycle, and professional career development in this field will also be covered in this course.

30
RLE4105

This course aims to provide students a comprehensive overview of recreation programming and delivery, emphasising on the whole process of programme planning and implementation - from understanding customer behaviour and needs, creating a programme plan, promoting and delivering the programme to monitoring and programme evaluation.

30
RLE4110

 

Facility management involves complex responsibilities. This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of principles and concepts of recreation and sports facilities operation and management. It will help current and future facility managers make proper decisions in planning, promoting, operating and maintaining recreation and sports facilities.
30
RLE4135

 

This course provides a comprehensive overview of topics with a unique focus on essential administration and supervisory skills of managing public and non-profit organizations in the leisure, recreation and sports sector. The course is beneficial for recreation and sports practitioners at the supervisory and managerial levels.
30
RLE4120

 

Sports event has become an essential component and a rapidly growing field of the sport industry. Designing, planning, managing and staging sports events have become increasingly sophisticated and specialised. This course combines theories and practices of sports event planning and management. Examples of organising and managing different scales of sports events will be discussed in class.
30
RLE4150

 

This course introduces concepts, principles, professional skills and knowledge needed to be an effective outdoor recreation leader. Topics such as theories and concepts of outdoor recreation, psychological and social benefits of outdoor pursuits, outdoor education, outdoor recreation leadership, and planning and administrating outdoor recreation programmes are included.
30
RLE4130

 

This course aims to introduce theories and knowledge about service management for recreation and leisure service providers. Students will be equipped with practical know-how to enhance service quality in order to provide a positive service experience for customers/participants in recreation and leisure organizations. Topics such as understanding customers/participants, service recovery, enhancing service skills, teamwork development and service quality management will be discussed in this course.
30
   
210

 

Students who have obtained a passing grade in each course will be awarded the Professional Diploma in Leisure, Recreation and Sports Administration.

Application Fee: HK$150(non-refundable)
Tuition Fee: HK$22,180(by four instalments)

Classes will be held on weekday evenings (normally two classes per week) at Kowloon Tong Learning Centre

  1. Level 2 in five HKDSE subjects including English and Chinese (and up to two APL subjects) or equivalent; or
  2. Successful completion of Diploma Yi Jin; or
  3. Holder of a relevant School of Continuing Education (SCE) Diploma or Certificate or other equivalent non-SCE qualifications; or
  4. Aged 21 or above, preferably with three years’ relevant work experience.

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, 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, 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

DLB Office (Kowloon Tong Campus Centre)

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

 

Date

20 May 2024 (Monday)

Time

7:30pm

Register

Please register "HERE"

Speaker

Mr. Chan Chun-kit

Academic Coordinator

Continuing Education Fund Reimbursable Programme / Course This course has been included in the list of reimbursable courses under the Continuing Education Fund. This course / The mother course (Professional Diploma in Leisure, Recreation and Sports Administration) of the modules is recognised under the Qualifications Framework (QF Level 4).


The above information is for reference only. The School reserves the right to make alterations or to cancel any class/programme without prior notice.


Programmes offered by the School of Continuing Education (leading to HKBU awards or SCE awards, or collaborative programmes) are conducted at various teaching venues, including Kowloon Tong and Shek Mun (Shatin) Campuses and Learning Centres in Tsimshatsui, Kowloon East, and Wan Chai. These venues are well-equipped to support students’ studies. While most of the classes are held at either the Kowloon Tong Campus or the Shek Mun Campus, depending on the School’s development, students may be assigned to take classes at other venues during their study period.