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

Online Application Deadline:19 August 2022 (FT)

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Programme Highlights

  • Study stream: Operations and Management
  • QF Level 3 accredited
  • Full-time programme
  • Complete within 8 months
  • Graduates who are admitted to our Advanced Diploma Programme can apply for credit transfer or subject exemption
  • Suitable for HKDSE graduates
  • Curriculum is designed and taught by transport industry experts
  • 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 a broad understanding of the operations and maintenance activities in transport systems from the perspective of management and technology-driven environment. The programme covers the fundamental aspects of transport operations and management and engineering. In additional, site visits to transport companies will be arranged to enhance students' knowledge on transport businesses.

Admission Requirements

Applicants shall fulfil the following admission requirements:

1.        have completed Form 5 and attained Level 2/ Grade E or above in English Language (Syllabus B) at HKCEE or
           equivalent; OR
2.        have completed Secondary 6 and attained Level 2 or above in English Language at HKDSE or equivalent; OR
3.        hold a relevant Recognized of Prior Learning (RPL) qualification in Logistics industry at QF Level 2 or above; OR
4.        hold a certificate/ diploma at QF Level 2 or above from a recognised institution.

For conditions 3 and 4 above, applicants shall sit in and pass an English test.

Applicants may be invited to attend an interview.

Programme Duration

8 months (Full-time mode.  2 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

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 Diploma in Transport Studies (Operations and Management).

Tuition Fee for Entire Programme

HK$30,600* (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.

Academy Prizes, Scholarship and Further Study Incentive

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 "Diploma in Transport Studies - Operations and Management (Full time)". Successful applicants can receive a tuition waiver of HK$5,000.

The "Further Study Incentive" is awarded to graduates of “Diploma in Transport Studies” on Dean's List who are admitted to any Advanced Diploma programmes in MTR Academy and can receive a tuition waiver of HK$5,000. The waiver will be issued after completion of Advanced Diploma programmes.

Articulation Pathway

Upon completion of the programme, students are eligible to apply for admission to the Advanced Diploma in Transport
Operations and Management
 (QF Level 4) programme offered by MTR Academy and they may apply for credit transfer
or subject exemption.​

Graduates may also pursue their careers as professionals in transport industry.

How to Apply

Apply Online

Applicants can submit their application through the Academy's website (www.mtracademy.com). Please refer to the website for application procedures and deadline.

Applications by mail and in-person will not be considered.

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

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 http://www.wfsfaa.gov.hk/sfo/en/postsecondary/enls/overview.htm or contact SFO at 2150 6223.

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Diploma in Transport Studies (Operations and Management)
QF Level: 3
QR Registration No.: 19/000065/L3
Validity Period: 01/01/2019 to 31/8/2025