Advanced Diploma in Railway Engineering

Application Closed for September 2017 Intake

Programme Code: ADREG002

This programme aims to provide students with the essential knowledge and practical skills in railway engineering to ensure high quality and reliability of railway operation in today's technology-driven environment. The programme covers not only the theoretical aspects of railway engineering, but also a designated focus on the practical training for railway engineering. The practical training consists of a significant portion of time being dedicated to hands-on practical exercises, job attachments, site visits, and face to face interaction with the MTR staff in order to ensure course quality.

To benchmark this programme in the Qualifications Framework, the Advanced Diploma in Railway Engineering programme has been successfully accredited by the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications (HKCAAVQ). Students would normally take about 24 months to complete the programme for obtaining adequate knowledge and hands-on skills in supporting railway industry in Hong Kong and overseas.

Career Prospects

Graduates of this programme are eligible to apply for the positions in the railway-related companies.

Medium of Instruction

Cantonese supplemented with English. Training materials are in English supplemented with Chinese.

Mode of Assessment

For Level 1 subjects: Continuous assessment (in English)
For Level 2 subjects: Two examinations (in English)
For Job Attachment: Trade Test/Project (in English)

Admission Requirement

Applicants shall have 2 years working experience preferably in any engineering disciplines AND
 

  1. have attained Level 2 or above in five subjects including English Language, Chinese Language and Mathematics in HKCEE, or equivalent; OR
  2. have attained Level 2 or above in five subjects including English Language, Chinese Language and Mathematics in HKDSE, or equivalent; OR
  3. hold a relevant Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) qualification in Electrical & Mechanical Services Industry at QF Level 3 or above; OR
  4. hold a certificate/diploma at QF Level 3 or above from a recognised institution.
     

Applicants may be invited to attend an interview.

Tuition Fee for Entire Programme (September 2017 Intake)

HK$45,600 (Tuition fees payable in three instalments)

Programme Duration

2 years

Study Mode

Part-time

Award

Completion of around 120 credits lead to Advanced Diploma in Railway Engineering (1 credit = 10 study hours)

Qualifications Register

Advanced Diploma in Railway Engineering (Power Distribution)
QR Registration No.: 16/000929/L4, Validity Period: 03/01/2017 - 02/01/2020

Advanced Diploma in Railway Engineering (Signal & Communications)
QR Registration No.: 16/000930/L4, Validity Period: 03/01/2017 - 02/01/2020

Advanced Diploma in Railway Engineering (Permanent Way)
QR Registration No.: 16/000931/L4, Validity Period: 03/01/2017 - 02/01/2020

Advanced Diploma in Railway Engineering (Rolling Stock)
QR Registration No.: 16/000932/L4, Validity Period: 03/01/2017 - 02/01/2020

Maintenance of Railway Tracks

PERMANENT WAY

PERMANENT WAY

Maintenance of Railway Power Supply Systems

POWER DISTRIBUTION

POWER DISTRIBUTION

Maintenance of Trains

ROLLING STOCK

ROLLING STOCK

Maintenance of Railway S&C Systems

SIGNAL & COMMS

SIGNAL & COMMS