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Higher Diploma in Retail and e-Tail Management

Programme code BA124035

Duration of Study
2 Years
Mode of Study
Full-time
Offering Campus(es) / Venue(s)
IVE (Haking Wong)
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 has equipped with simulated stores and collaborated with DIY e-commerce platform to enable students have hands-on experience on setting up and running an e-store as well as a physical store in campus. 

Students are capable to run an e-store or a retail business after graduation.
Career Prospects
Graduates are competent to take up retail and merchandising related posts. They may work as Retail Management Trainee, Store Supervisor, e-Commerce Supervisor/Assistant, Retail Merchandiser, Shopping Centre Officer, Retail Marketing Officer, etc. in different organizations.
Articulation
Graduates can apply for admission to BA (Hons) in Retail Management (Year 3 Entry) offered by Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi).
Professional Recognition
The programme is the Associate Member of Hong Kong Retail Management Association.
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.