Programmes Leading to PolyU-SPEED Awards
Diploma in Active Ageing
Programme Starting Date
Aims and Objectives
Medium of Instruction
Credits Required for Graduation
The programme consists of 10 compulsory subjects of 3 credits each.
Students who have completed 30 credits of study with satisfactory results will be awarded the Diploma in Active Ageing.
Students who have completed 9 credits of study with satisfactory results may apply to exit the programme of study with the exit award of Certificate in Active Ageing.
For details of programme structure, please click here.
Under the normal study load, the number of class contact hours per week is 6.
Classes will normally be held on weekday evenings and/or Saturday daytime.
Applicants are expected to have the following qualification:
- Secondary 6 or equivalent, OR
- Secondary 5 or equivalent plus 3 years of full-time work experience, OR
- QF Level 3 qualification.
Applicants who cannot provide proof of attainment of the requisite qualification but have accumulated at least 10 years of work experience in senior positions will also be considered on an individual basis. They will be required to demonstrate to the Admission Interview Panel their ability to complete the programme.
Waived (No application fee is required for 2018/19)
HK$1,865 per credit for 2018/19 academic year.
The tuition fee is charged on a semester basis.
Successful applicants will be required to pay a registration fee of HK$5,000 (being part of the tuition fee for the first semester of study) by the date as specified on the notice of offer/ conditional offer (normally within 10 days from the issue date of the notice of offer/ conditional offer).
Tuition fees paid are normally neither refundable nor transferable.
HK$390 (A one-off caution money will be charged at student's first registration.)
Scholarship will be provided by Hang Oi Charitable Foundation and The TsimShaTsui District Kai Fong Welfare Association to the students of this programme. Each student will be entitled to a scholarship worth of HK$2,500 per subject for the 2 subjects taken in the first semester of study (i.e. January – May 2019).
Part-time students are eligible to apply for Extended Non-means-tested Loan Scheme (ENLS) offered by the Government's Student Finance Office (SFO). Please visit SFO website www.wfsfaa.gov.hk/sfo for details.
Completed application form, together with copies of academic qualification certifications and other supporting documents (if any), should be submitted by hand or by post to any of the SPEED Offices.
Room S1201, 12/F, South Tower
PolyU West Kowloon Campus
9 Hoi Ting Road, Yau Ma Tei, Kowloon
Mondays – Fridays: 8:30 am – 5:30 pm
Saturdays, Sundays & Public Holidays: Closed
Room 807, 8/F
PolyU Hung Hom Bay Campus
8 Hung Lok Road, Hung Hom, Kowloon
Mondays – Fridays: 8:30 am – 7:15 pm
Saturdays: 9:00 am – 12:00 noon
Sundays & Public Holidays: Closed
Room QR802, 8/F, Core R
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hung Hom, Kowloon
Dr Ben FONG (Tel: 3746 0703; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org)
Ms Choyce CHAN (Tel: 3746 0016; E-mail: email@example.com)
Ms Angel CHEUNG (Tel: 3746 0019)
General Hotline: 3400 2828
Fax: 2363 0540
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On top of the facilities at HHB and WK campuses, all students can also access the library and sports facilities at PolyU main campus.