Top-Up UK Degree (Hons): University of West London

 

 

Programme Features

 

 

 

About the University of West London

The University of West London (UWL) is ranked in the Top 50* in the UK and is also ranked as the Number 1 modern University in London**. The University of West London has passionate and experienced staff, and several of its courses received a 100% satisfaction rating in the 2017 National Student Survey***. In 2018, the university was also shortlisted as "University of the Year" in the Times Higher Education Awards which have a reputation as the "Oscars" of the UK higher education sector.

 

For more information about the University of West London, please visit https://www.uwl.ac.uk/.

 

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* According to the Guardian University rankings 2019
** According to The Times and Sunday Times University rankings 2018
*** According to the National Student Survey 2017

 

 

 

HKCAAVQ Accreditation and Professional Recognition

The degree programmes are being under accreditation at QF Level 5 by the HKCAAVQ, this qualification is comparable to a local Bachelor’s degree.

 

Upon graduation, students can also further their study in the Master’s degree programmes, and to apply for civil service posts, such as Executive Officer and Inspector of the disciplinary forces.

 

 

 

1 year top-up programmes

For the purpose of Cap. 493B, the Non-local Course Registration Numbers for the University of West London / HKIT courses are: BA (Hons) Hospitality Management and Food Studies 252934; BA (Hons) Business Studies 252931; BSc (Hons) Cyber Security 252933; BA (Hons) Criminology, Policing and Forensics 252930; BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance 252932. It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognize any qualification to which this course may lead. 個別僱主可酌情決定是否承認本課程可令學員獲取的任何資格.

 

 

 

2019/20 Tuition Fee#

Full Tuition Fee of 1 Year Top-Up Degree Programme: $74,000 HKD

Tuition Fee for Student with different sub-degree qualifications:

 

Student with relevant Associate Degree / Higher Diploma qualifications
(Eligible for $31,300 NMTSS* subsidy)

Duration of study: 1 ~ 1.5 years

Tuition fee: $42,700 (after deduction of NMTSS* subsidy)

Student with irrelevant Associate Degree / Higher Diploma qualifications
( NOT Eligible for $31,300 NMTSS* subsidy )

Duration of study: 1.5~ 2 years

Tuition fee: $74,000

Student with relevant Diploma / Advanced Diploma / other equivalent qualifications
(NOT Eligible for $31,300 NMTSS* subsidy)

Suggested Study Path: HKIT AD second year + 1 year UWL top-up degree (Eligible for $31,300 NMTSS* subsidy after obtaining HKIT AD)

Duration of study: 2 years

Tuition fee: $63,700 (half of HKIT AD second year tuition fee $21,000 + 1 year UWL top-up degree tuition fee with NMTSS* subsidy   $42,700)

Student with irrelevant Diploma / Advanced Diploma / other equivalent qualifications (NOT Eligible for $31,300 NMTSS* subsidy)

Suggested Study Path: HKIT AD second year + 1 year UWL top-up degree (Eligible for $31,300 NMTSS* subsidy after obtaining HKIT AD)

Duration of study: 2 years

Tuition fee: $84,700(HKIT AD second year tuition fee $42,000 + 1 year UWL top-up degree tuition fee with NMTSS* subsidy $42,700)

 

*NTMSS -- Students who are eligible for the Non-means-tested Subsidy Scheme for Self-financing Undergraduate Studies in Hong Kong (NMTSS) will be provided with an annual subsidy up to HK$31,300 in the 2019/20 academic year. Eligible students enrolling in the relevant programmes only need to pay the tuition fee net of subsidy. For details, please visit www.cspe.edu.hk/nmtss.

 

Eligibility for NTMSS:
With sub-degree qualifications (i.e. after completing relevant locally-accredited Associate Degree or Higher Diploma programmes) when they are enrolled in eligible self-financing Top-up Degree (TUD) programmes
In addition to NMTSS, students are eligible to apply for the government’s grant and loan subsidy. For details, please visit: www.wfsfaa.gov.hk

 

#The tuition fee will be subject to adjustment by annual review.

 

 

 

Entry Requirements

Year 3 Entry

  • Recognized Associate Degree / Higher Diploma from local educational institutions ; or
  • Qualifications with equivalence to the above standards

 

English Proficiency Requirement

Previous programmes had English as the medium of instruction.

 

Special Entry

Other applicants not meeting the above requirements or with no formal qualifications will be considered on an individual basis taking into account their professional / work / life experiences and their ability to engage with and benefit from the course.

 

 

 

Financial Assistance and Scholarship

Self-financing Undergraduate Studies in Hong Kong (NMTSS)

Students who are eligible for the Non-means-tested Subsidy Scheme for Self-financing Undergraduate Studies in Hong Kong (NMTSS) will be provided with an annual subsidy up to HK$31,300 in the 2019/20 academic year. Eligible students enrolling in the relevant programmes only need to pay the tuition fee net of subsidy. For details, please visit www.cspe.edu.hk/nmtss.

 

Financial Assistance Scheme for Post-secondary Students (FASP)

FASP provides means-tested financial assistance to needy full-time students pursuing locally-accredited, self-financing post-secondary education programmes at the level of associate degree, higher diploma or degree. The scheme aims to provide financial assistance to needy students so that no eligible students will be denied access to post-secondary education because of lack of means.

For details of the schemes, please visit SFO website at: https://www.wfsfaa.gov.hk/sfo/en/postsecondary/fasp/overview.htm

 

The Non-means-tested Loan Scheme for Post-secondary Students (NLSPS)

The NLSPS is used to complement the Financial Assistance Scheme for Post-secondary Students (FASP) to provide loan(s) to eligible students to settle tuition fees of locally-accredited, self-financing full-time post-secondary education programmes at the level of associate degree, higher diploma or degree

For details of the schemes, please visit SFO website at:

https://www.wfsfaa.gov.hk/sfo/en/postsecondary/nlsps/overview.htm

 

Self-financing post-secondary scholarship scheme (SPSS)

To promote the development of the self-financing post-secondary sector, the Self-financing Post-secondary Scholarship Scheme (SPSS) is set up under the Self-financing Post-secondary Education Fund to offer scholarships and awards to students pursuing full-time locally-accredited self-financing sub-degree or bachelor's degree (including top-up degree) programmes at non-profit-making education institutions.

For details of the schemes, please visit SPSS website at:

https://www.cspe.edu.hk/en/Overview-Measures-Fund-SPSS.html

 

Tax Deduction for Self-Education Expenses

Students of this programme are eligible to apply for tax deductions in relation to the course fees. For details or enquiries please contact 187 8088 or visit the Government website at www.info.gov.hk/ird.