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Higher Diploma in Aviation Management and Global Logistics

Programme code BA124038

The following section presents the programme information offered in September 2018. Information of programmes to be offered in academic year 2019/20 will be announced in late November 2018.
Duration of Study
2 Years
Mode of Study
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. 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
The programme is designed to enable students to pursue careers in airfreight and logistics fields through classroom teaching as well as practical trainings so as to strengthen students' competitiveness in the job market.
This programme is designed with an emphasis on generic and language training, whole-person development and workplace experience to better prepare students for further studies and employment after graduation.
Career Prospects
There is a broad range of career opportunities for our programme graduates in various sectors such as airlines, government departments and logistics companies. Graduates are able to enter into careers including airline operations assistant, logistics officer, customer services officer and marketing executive.
Graduates can apply for top-up degree programmes offered by local and overseas universities or receive exemptions from them. In particular, graduates can apply for admission to the following programmes jointly run by School for Higher and Professional Education (SHAPE) and universities:
  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
The programme has been recognized by :
The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in Hong Kong : graduates are eligible for obtaining partial exemption (6 papers out of 9) from the Professional Qualifying Examination
  1. 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.
  2. This programme is renamed from Higher Diploma in Airfreight Management and Global Logistics (programme code BA124004).