Business Services and Management

Department of Business Administration

Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (Tuen Mun)

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The Department of Business Administration aims to provide quality and vocationally oriented programmes that are relevant to current employment needs, and to offer flexible education which enhances graduates' opportunities for career advancement and further studies. The programmes have been prepared in line with the advice and guidance of representatives from major areas of business in Hong Kong. All programmes emphasize practical business training and students are exposed to a high level of 'hands-on' practice that reflects current business situations and developments.

The Department provides a diverse and effective training environment for its students. Programme modules offered by the Department encourage creativity and practicality. Through integrating business theories and practices in the learning process, students not only learn technical skills that are required in workplace, but also acquire key skills like interpersonal communication skills, personal management skills and teamwork skills that prepare them to succeed in their future careers.

Learning and Teaching Support

The Department, with a team of well qualified staff, is committed to the development of innovative learning approaches supported by multimedia teaching aids and resources.

The Department is equipped with a good range of industry-specific learning and teaching facilities for students’ practical learning, including the Centre for Legal and Administrative Practices, the Centre for Accounting Services and Training and the Marketing and Business Management Centre.

Career Prospects

There are numerous career opportunities arising from the programmes offered within the Department. Graduates can be employed as business, marketing, legal or accounting para-professionals and also many more interesting and rewarding positions in various business sectors of Hong Kong.

Further Studies

Higher Diploma graduates can apply for bachelor degree programmes offered by local universities through Non-JUPAS, or overseas universities directly.

Starting from 2015/16, the Business Administration Discipline has launched the “2+1 International Track” articulation scheme which admits its Higher Diploma graduates directly to a top-up bachelor degree programme offered by its overseas collaborating universities.

It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognize any qualifications to which these courses may lead.

Disclaimer: VTC reserves the right to cancel any programme, revise programme title, content or change the offering institute(s)/campus(es)/class venue(s) before class commencement if circumstances so warrant. Details will be announced on the Admissions Homepage.

Professional Recognitions

Higher Diploma graduates of the Department will be granted professional qualification, membership or professional examination exemption by relevant professional bodies in Hong Kong including the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), the Hong Kong Institute of Accredited Accounting Technicians, the Law Society of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Quality Management Association, and the Hong Kong Institute of Marketing.