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Higher Diploma in Aviation and e-Logistics

Programme code BA114041

Duration of Study
2 Years
Mode of Study
Full-time
Offering Campus(es) / Venue(s)
IVE (Tsing Yi)
Entrance Requirements
Five HKDSE subjects at Level 2 or above, including English Language and Chinese Language; OR VTC Foundation Diploma (Level 3) / Diploma of Foundation Studies; OR VTC Diploma in Vocational Education / Diploma of Vocational Education; OR Yi Jin Diploma / Diploma Yi Jin; OR Equivalent.
Remarks :
  1. An "Attained", "Attained with Distinction (I)" and "Attained with Distinction (II)" in an HKDSE Applied Learning (ApL) subject (Category B subjects) are regarded as equivalent to an HKDSE subject at "Level 2", "Level 3" and "Level 4" respectively, and a maximum of two ApL subjects (excluding ApL(C)) can be counted for admission purpose.
  2. A "Grade D or E" and a "Grade C or above" in an HKDSE Other Language subject (Category C subjects) are regarded as equivalent to an HKDSE subject at "Level 2" and "Level 3" respectively, and one Other Language subject can be counted for admission purpose.
  3. Applicable to holders of Diploma in Vocational Education / Diploma of Vocational Education (DVE) (students admitted to DVE in AY2017/18 or before are required to complete prescribed further studies modules).
  4. Applicants may be required to attend an interview.
Programme Aims
The programme aims to enable students to pursue careers in aviation and logistics fields.  The programme emphasizes practical training through providing job opportunities in airport, airline, airport terminal and logistics companies for students to equip their skills and knowledge in a real-life situation.
Career Prospects
Graduates are equipped to pursue further studies at degree level or are employed in aviation and logistics management in both public sector and commercial organisations including airlines, logistics companies and government departments. Graduates are competent to take up positions like Flight Attendants, Customer Service Officers, Airline Operations Assistants and Logistics Officers.
Articulation
Graduates can pursue relevant degrees locally or overseas. They can also apply for admission to the top-up degree programmes in Hong Kong offered by the following university in collaboration with the School for Higher and Professional Education (SHAPE) :
  • Northumbria University, UK : BA (Hons) International Business Management#

^ This programme will be replaced by a new business programmme with global perspective offered by University of Northumbria at Newcastle with effect from AY2020/21, details of the new programme will be announced after Non-local Courses Registration which is to be completed in March 2020.
# It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognize any qualification to which this course may lead. Please refer to the corresponding programme page in the website of SHAPE for the registered course no.
Professional Recognition
The programme has established closed relationship with business enterprises and professional bodies.  We will invite guest speakers from industry and arrange aviation and logistics-related job opportunities for students.
Notes
Students may be required to attend classes on other VTC campuses. VTC reserves the right to cancel any programme, revise programme content or change the offering institute(s) / campus(es) / class venue(s) if circumstances so warrant.