Diploma in Transport Studies

Online Application Period: 3 July 2018 - 13 August 2018

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Programme Code: DIPTS002

Programme Highlights
 

  • Qualifications Framework (QF) Level 3 accredited
  • Part-time 1 year programme
  • 2 study streams on (i) Operations & Management; (ii) Engineering
  • Suitable for HKDSE graduates and applicants who are interested in pursuing careers in transport industry
  • Curriculum is designed and taught by transport industry experts

Programme Description

This programme aims to equip students with a broad understanding of the operations and engineering activities in transportation systems from the prospective of management and technology-driven environment. The programme covers the theoretical aspects of transport operations and management and engineering. In additional, site visits to transportation companies will be arranged to enhance students' knowledge on transportation businesses.

Upon completion of the Diploma programme, students may progress to “Advanced Diploma in Railway Engineering (QF Level 4)” programme or “Advanced Diploma in Transport Operations Management (QF Level 4)”programme offered by the Academy.

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

Programme Duration

10 September 2018 – 31 August 2019

Class Schedule

Lectures are held on 2-3 weekday evenings (7pm – 10pm) and/or Saturday daytime at Hung Hom Centre or other training centres.

Teaching Mode

It is a part-time study programme. The language of instruction is Cantonese, supplemented with English. Training materials are in English, supplemented with Chinese.

Admission Requirements

Applicants shall fulfil the following admission requirements:

Diploma in Transport Studies (Operations and Management)
 

  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 Recognition 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.
     

Mature applicants who do not possess the above academic qualifications but are aged 21 or above with a minimum of 3 years' working experience in logistic or transport industry will be considered on individual merit.

Mature applicants and applicants considered under conditions 3 and 4 above shall sit in and are required to pass an English test.

Applicants may be invited to attend an interview.

Diploma in Transport Studies (Engineering)
 

  1. have completed Form 5 and attained Level 2/ Grade E or above in Mathematics at HKCEE or equivalent; OR
  2. have completed Secondary 6 and attained Level 2 or above in Core Mathematics at HKDSE or equivalent; OR
  3. hold a Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) qualification in Electrical & Mechanical Services industry at QF Level 2 or above; OR
  4. hold a certificate/ diploma at QF Level 2 or above from a recognised institution.
     

Mature applicants who do not possess the above academic qualifications but are aged 21 or above with a minimum of 3 years' working experience in engineering disciplines will be considered on individual merit.

Mature applicants and applicants considered under conditions 3 and 4 above shall sit in and are required to pass a Mathematics test.

Applicants may be invited to attend an interview.

Tuition Fee for Entire Programme

HK$29,800*

* Tuition fee is paid in full instalment. Applicants will be required to settle a non-refundable registration fee of HK$5,000 within 3 working days upon the issuance of offer letter. Registration fee will be deduced from the tuition fee.

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

Awards

The students will select one of the 2 streams of specialisms at their applications and attain an award bearing the corresponding stream – specific qualification upon graduation:
 

  • Diploma in Transport Studies (Operations and Management)
  • Diploma in Transport Studies (Engineering)

Qualifications Register

Diploma in Transport Studies (Operations and Management)
QR Registration No.: 17/000490/L3, Validity Period: 01/09/2017 - 31/08/2019

Diploma in Transport Studies (Engineering)
QR Registration No.: 17/000491/L3, Validity Period: 01/09/2017 - 31/08/2019