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Business Administration Discipline
Self-financed Programmes

Higher Diploma in Business Administration

Programme code BA124002

Duration of Study
2 Years
Mode of Study
Full-time
Offering Campus(es) / Venue(s)
IVE (Kwun Tong)
IVE (Sha Tin)
IVE (Tuen Mun)
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
This programme aims to equip students with professional, broad range and up-to-date business knowledge and managerial skills to meet the needs of the knowledge-based economy.
 
It also provides ample opportunities for students to interact with the business world, through industrial attachment, talks by industry leaders and visits to leading business establishments.
Career Prospects
Graduates are competent to take up executive, supervisory or managerial positions in industrial, commercial, service or government organisations.
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 universities in collaboration with the School for Higher and Professional Education (SHAPE) :
  1. Sheffield Hallam University, UK : BA (Hons) Business Management#
  2. University of Northumbria at Newcastle, UK : BA (Hons) International Business Management#

# 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
This programme is recognized by :
  1. Hong Kong Quality Management Association : Graduates are eligible to become an Associate Member; and
  2. The Institute of Purchasing and Supply of Hong Kong (IPSHK) : graduates are exempted on the academic requirements covering the Professional Examination Scheme of IPSHK and graduates with at least 1 year relevant purchasing and supply management experience are eligible to apply for the Associate Membership
Notes
VTC reserves the right to cancel any programme, revise programme title, content or change the offering institute(s) / campus(es) / class venue(s) if circumstances so warrant.