This programme is accredited by the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications (HKCAAVQ). Students are eligible to apply for Grant/Loan through the Financial Assistance Schemes provided by the Hong Kong Government ( ).


Programme Structure


Mode of study
Graduation Requirements

Full-time, 2 years
Part-time, 3 years

Completion and obtained Pass or above in 16 required subjects


Qualified applicants may be exempted from up to 8 modules, which will be decided on a case-by-case basis.



Modules (單元)
Subjects (科目)
6 Core Modules
  • English Language Development
  • Workplace English
  • Introduction to Quantitative Analysis
  • Communication
  • Information Systems and Multimedia
  • Computing
4 General Education

Sample modules under ADST

  • Introduction to Networks and Computer Security
  • Business Information Systems
  • Introduction to Engineering Mathematics
  • Control Engineering
  • Investigative research method
  • General Principles of Law
6 Elective modules

Sample modules under ADST

  • Programming Principle
  • Database Systems
  • Enterprise Project
  • Computer Aided Drawing
  • Cybercrime
  • Fingerprint Forensic



Advanced standing

Enrolled students who have prior qualifications from other institution may apply credit transfer or course exemption. Each application will be considered individually.

For more information, please refer to entry requirements.



Career Prospects

This programme equips students with subject knowledge for various job opportunities, including the field of law enforcement, policing, engineering, programming, aircraft maintenance etc.