Higher Diploma in Business Administration


Programme Structure


Mode of study
Graduation Requirements

Full-time, 2 years
Part-time, 2-3 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. (e.g. exemption of maximum 8 modules for Higher Diploma; and exemption of maximum 4 modules for Certificate)



5 Core Modules
  • Introduction to Academic English
  • Practical Chinese
  • Project Skills
  • Professional Ethics
  • English for Business Communication
1 General Education

GE under HDBA

  • Business Information System
  • Chinese for Business Communication
  • Statistic
  • Computing
  • Introduction to Psychology
6 Specialised modules
  • Marketing
  • Leadership
  • Management of Organisational Behaviour
  • Finance
  • Hong Kong Law
  • Economics



Area of Study

Students may choose the following areas to study:

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Management
  • International Business



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.