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Business Administration Discipline
Self-financed Programmes

Higher Diploma in International Business Management with Languages (Japanese / Korean / Spanish)

Programme code BA124036

Duration of Study
2 Years
Mode of Study
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. Holders of Diploma in Vocational Education / Diploma of Vocational Education (DVE) award upon successful completion of prescribed modules are eligible to apply for Higher Diploma Programmes.
  4. Applicants may be required to attend an interview.
Programme Aims
This programme aims to enable students to pursue careers in multinational enterprises engaging in international business and trade. It emphasizes practical trainings and covers business languages (Japanese/Korean/Spanish), academic, technical and managerial skills in international business environment, legal and finance aspects, e-marketing, cross cultural management skills, practical exhibition management and quality management.
This programme is designed with an emphasis on generic and language training, whole-person development and workplace experience to better equip students for further studies and employment after graduation.
Career Prospects
Graduates may take up a broad perspective in international business and trade sectors. They are equipped to enter into careers at officer/executive or assistant level in areas such as administration, business, finance, shipping, exhibition, marketing, sourcing, logistics and quality control in multinational enterprises.
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. University of Northumbria at Newcastle, UK : BA (Hons) International Business Management
  2. Sheffield Hallam University, UK : BA (Hons) Business Management
Professional Recognition
The Business Administration Discipline has established closed relationship and partnership with business enterprises and professional bodies. The department will invite guest speakers from various professions and arrange related workplace attachments for students to enhance their professional knowledge and employability.
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.

The validation of programme will be conducted in 2018.