Professional Diploma in Business Studies

This programme provides a fast track to pursue a UK honours degree in business studies.
The programme provides the theoretical and professional knowledge and offers a flexible part-time learning route to those who pursue for further study to the degree level in the field of business management. Graduates of this programme are eligible to apply for the final year of BA (Hons) Business Studies (Reg. No.: 252327)* awarded by Leeds Beckett University in collaboration with Hong Kong College of Technology. 
* It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognize any qualification to which this course may lead. 
Programme Structure

Year 1 

  • Accounting for Business Management 
  • Business Context and Environment
  • Business Law
  • Human Resource Management 
  • Management and Operations
  • Marketing 

Year 2 

  • Business Enterprise Planning 
  • Customer Value Management 
  • Global Business Environment 
  • International Marketing 
  • Organisational Behaviour 
  • Statistics for Management 

+ Course content is subject to review and changes without prior notice. 

Mode of Study

Part Time

Teaching Mode

Face to face (Classes may need to conducted via online platform depending on epidemic for the sake of students’ safety)

Commencement of Study

Every September, January and May

Entry Year

Year 1


2 Years

Entry Requirements

Year 1 Entry Requirement(s):

  • Level 2 in 5 HKDSE subjects with 1 year of relevant working experience; or
  • Holder of Diploma with 1 year of relevant working experience; or
  • Student aged 21 or above with 3 years of relevant working experience; or
  • Equivalent Qualifications

Year 2 Entry Requirement(s):

  • Holder of Higher National Certificate in related area with 1 year of relevant working experience; or
  • Holder of Higher Certificate in related area with 1 year of relevant working experience; or
  • Holder of Advanced/Professional/Higher Diploma or Associate Degree of other disciplines with 2 years of relevant working experience will be considered on a case-by-case basis; or
  • Equivalent Qualifications

Note: All applicants must pass an admission interview.

Total $45,000 (in 6 installments)

HKCT Alumni Fee Reduction

  • HKCT former student who has completed a one year programme or above is eligible.
  • 5% of total tuition fee reduction (max $1,000) will be made in the last instalment of tuition fee payment.

Programme Co-ordinator

Ms. Josy Leong
Tel: 2276 8429

General Enquiries

Tel: 2276 8514 / 2926 1222

Tuition fees will be reviewed and adjusted annually on various factors. All tuition fees are subject to the final approval from the Education Bureau.
Hong Kong College of Technology reserves the right of cancellation of programme and granting offer without prior notice.