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Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management

Programme code BA124012

Duration of Study
2 Years
Mode of Study
Full-time
Offering Campus(es) / Venue(s)
IVE (Kwun Tong)
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 equip students with practical competence to provide services and support in managing matters relating to all aspects of human resource management functions.

Graduates are employed at entry level positions in a wide range of human resource management jobs in general business sectors.
Career Prospects
Graduates are competent to take up post as Human Resource Officer, Training Officer, Recruitment Officer or Compensation & Benefits Analyst. At a broader perspective, graduates can serve the positions as Administrative Executive or Management Trainee in general business sectors.
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) :
  • Sheffield Hallam University, UK: BA (Hons) Business and Human Resource 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
Students can join the following professional bodies as Student Members:
  1. Hong Kong Institute of Human Resource Management
  2. Institute of Training Professionals
  3. Hong Kong Management Association
  4. Hong Kong People Management Association
  5. Human Capital Management Society
Graduates from this programme are eligible to become the Associate Member of the Hong Kong Institute of Human Resource Management upon applying for their 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.