Professional Diploma in Computing

This two years programme provides a fast route to pursue a UK honors degree in computing.

This programme offers a flexible part-time learning route to those who pursue for vocational and professional learning opportunities in computing. Graduates of this programme are eligible to apply for the final year of BSc (Hons) Computing (Reg. No.: 252333)* 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. 

Year 1 

  • Computing for Professionals 
  • Information Security 
  • Relational Database and Database Management 
  • Structured Programming and Algorithm in C 
  • Computer Networking
  • Web Technologies 

Year 2 

  • Business Intelligence 
  • Object-oriented Programming in Java 
  • Software Engineering and Design using UML 
  • Computer Architecture and Operating Systems 
  • Android Application Development
  • Web Application Development 

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

Course Information
Mode of Study

Part Time

Teaching Mode

Face to face

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.
Scholarships and Grants

Tel: 2276 8415 / 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.