Advanced Diploma in Transport Operations and Management (Full-time)

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Programme Highlights

  • QF Level 4 accredited
  • Full-time 1-year programme
  • Suitable for HKDSE graduates
  • Granted partial exemption for CILTHK's Professional Qualifying Examination
  • "1+2" articulation pathway
  • Job experience opportunities in MTR stations*

    *MTR Corporation and MTR Academy reserve rights of final decision.

Programme Description

This programme aims to equip students with professional knowledge and skills in transport operations and management and illustrates the business environment of transport industry including air, maritime, railway and road. The programme covers knowledge and skills in safety, customer services, management, marketing and financial perspective to transport operations and management. Students will be able to analyse operation and management practices of various transport systems in an integrated perspective, preparing our graduates to pursue a career in the transport industry.

Professional Recognition


The programme follows the syllabi of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport Hong Kong (CILTHK) Professional Qualifying Examination (PQE). Graduates from Advanced Diploma in Transport Operations and Management will receive partial exemption from the educational requirements for Chartered Membership of The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (6 out of 8 Papers will be exempted for CILTHK's PQE).

Admission Requirements

Applicants shall fulfil the following admission requirements:

  1. have attained Level 2 or above in 5 subjects including English Language and Chinese Language in HKDSE or equivalent; OR
  2. have attained Grade E (Syllabus B)/Level 2 or above in 5 subjects including English Language and Chinese Language in HKCEE, or equivalent; OR
  3. hold a Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) qualification in logistics industry at QF Level 3 or above; OR
  4. hold a certificate/ diploma at QF Level 3 or above from a recognized institution , e.g. Diploma Yi Jin

Applicants under conditions 3 & 4 above shall be required to pass a English test.

Applicants may be invited to attend an interview.

Programme Duration

1 year (Full-time mode. 3 semesters per year)

Medium of Instruction

The language of instruction will be English supplemented with Cantonese. Course materials and assessments are in English.

Class Schedule / Venue

1-year Full-time Mode: Lectures are normally held during daytime at Hung Hom Centre or other training centres. (Occasionally on Saturdays daytime)

Programme Award

Graduates of this programme will be awarded the Advanced Diploma in Transport Operations and Management.

Tuition Fee for Entire Programme

HK$47,200* (Tuition fees are subject to change without prior notice)

* Tuition fee is paid at the beginning of the academic year. New students are required to pay an initial registration fee of HK$5,000 to confirm their offer. This registration fee will be deducted from the tuition fee payment. All fees paid are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Scholarship and Academy Prizes

The "Academy Prizes" will be awarded to the top three graduates of each Accredited Programme. Graduates will receive cash awards in recognition of outstanding academic performance.

The "Applied Learning Programme Admission Scholarship" will be awarded to the fresh graduates of the "Applied Learning Programme-Railway Studies" of the "Advanced Diploma in Transportation Operations and Management (Full-time)". Successful applicants can receive a tuition waiver of HK$10,000. Please click here for the application form. 

Articulation Pathway

“1+2” articulation pathway

Students are eligible to apply for admission to the 2-year bachelor degree programme (Full-time or Part-time) listed below after completing MTR Academy's 1 year Advanced Diploma in Transport Operations and Management (Full-time). 

^ This is an exempted course under the Non-local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance. It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognize any qualification to which this course may lead.

Other articulation pathways

Please click here for more details.

How to Apply

Apply Online 

Applicants can submit their application through the Academy's website ( Applications by mail and in-person will not be considered. Please refer to the website for application procedures and deadline.

Non-refundable application fee is HK$200. (Pay by VISA/MasterCard at the Online Payment Gateway*)

*The Online Payment Gateway accepts only VISA and MasterCard. You may visit our Academy at Hung Hom MTR Building, our reception accepts a wide range of payment methods, including Alipay and UnionPay. If non-local applicants encounter any payment issues, please contact us via Whatsapp or WeChat at +852 98689596.

Financial Assistance

Students may apply for the Extended Non-means-tested Loan Scheme (ENLS) administered by the Student Finance Office (SFO) of the Working Family and Student Financial Assistance Agency (WFSFAA). For details, please visit or contact SFO at 2150 6223.

Advanced Diploma in Transport Operations and Management
QF Level: 4
QR Registration No.: 18/000235/L4
Validity Period: 01/09/2018 to 31/8/2025