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Bachelor of Science (Honours) International Supply Chain and Shipping Management

University of Plymouth, United Kingdom
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University of Plymouth, United Kingdom
Course Code
Application Code
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Start Date
25 Mar 2023 (Sat)
1.5 years to 5 years
Deadline on 23 Mar 2023 (Thu)
28678323 / 28678393
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"Maritime and Aviation Training Fund" for eligible students:
80% fee refund for approved modules and subsidy ceiling increased to $30,000!

For more details:

This programme is in collaboration with the Plymouth University, UK, and you’ll study a range of topics affecting the global supply chain industry and develop management skills it demands. Deepening your understanding of international supply chain and shipping management, you’ll engage with environmental and ethical debates, technological developments and government legislation, all of which impacts a manager’s responsibilities and decisions. Many graduates are presently employed in global logistical businesses. 

Eligible students can apply "MATF" offered by Transport and Logistics Bureau, HK government, for 80% fee refund after completing approved modules, subject to a cap of $30,000.

University of Plymouth Plymouth Business School offers a portfolio of wide-ranging Logistics & Supply Chain management courses.

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Course Outline / Modules:
Local Enrichment Modules (LEMs)
Module Title Credit Fee (HKD)
People Management^* (to be offered in March 2023 semester)
Marketing Fundamentals^* 
Enterprise and Innovation^* 
International Logistics Management*  20 $14,600
International Supply Chain Management^  20 $14,600
Ports and Intermodalism* # (to be offered in March 2023 semester) 20 $14,600
International Shipping* # (to be offered in March 2023 semester) 20 $14,600
Research Skills for International Business^* 20 $14,600
Current Issues in Management^  20 $14,600
Total 180 $105,000

It is compulsory for students to attend the induction sessions, which comprise of an introductory session and a 12-hour Academic English Workshop plus a 1-hour test.

# LEMs will be taught by HKU SPACE lecturers. The remaining modules will be co-taught by University of Plymouth and HKU SPACE faculty staff.  

The above programme structure is intended for use as a guide to prospective students. HKU SPACE and University of Plymouth reserve the right to vary the structure. 

(The sequence of the modules is subject to change in accordance to University of Plymouth Policy)

^ common modules with Bachelor of Arts (Hons) International Trade and Operations Management 

*common modules with Bachelor of Science (Honours) Maritime Transport and Logistics

#Approved modules for 80% fee refund under the MATF fund**

** MATF is launched by Hong Kong Transport and Housing Bureau (THB) and the student's eligibility is subject to the determination of THB. For details, please visit THB's website.

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Days / Time
  • Friday, evenings (may occasionally other weekday evenings)
  • Saturday, afternoons and evenings (occasionally Sunday afternoons and evenings)
  • All modules consist of one block-weekend teaching
  • 1.5 years (minimum), 5 years (maximum)
Non-Local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance

This is an exempted course under the Non-local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance. It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognise any qualification to which this course may lead.

Applicants should:

1)   hold a recognized Professional Diploma or Higher Diploma in the discipline of
      logistics, transport, shipping or trade awarded within HKU system through HKU
      SPACE or other recognized institutions ; and 

2)   provide evidence of English proficiency
     (i)   HKDSE English Language at Level 2;
     (ii)  HKCEE English Language at Level 2;
     (iii)  HKCEE English Language (Syllabus B) at Grade E (Grade C in the case of
            English Language (Syllabus A)); or
     (iv)  A score of 6.0 or above in the IELTS or a score of 500 in the paper-based
            TOEFL, a score of 173 in the computer-based TOEFL and a score of 4.5 in
            the Test of Written English; and

3)   have 2 years of full-time work experience in the area of logistics, transport,
        shipping, operations or trade.

Applicants with other equivalent qualifications will also be considered on individual merit.

Application Fee

HK$150 (Non-refundable)

Course Fee
  • HK$5,800 per module (Local Enrichment Modules; All fees are subject to change without prior notice)
  • HK$14,600 per module (UoP Modules; All fees are subject to change without prior notice)

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Enrolment Method
Completed application forms should be submitted IN PERSON to Centres.
Applications must be accompanied by:
  • A non-refundable HK$150 application fee;
  • Photostat copies of Hong Kong Identity Card;
  • Photostat copies of all relevant educational qualifications and workproof;
  • Original certificates and transcripts of relevant qualifications, which are needed for certification by HKU SPACE staff;
  • One passport photograph.
Payment Method
1. Cash, EPS, WeChat Pay Or Alipay

Course fees can be paid by cash, EPS, WeChat Pay or Alipay at any HKU SPACE Enrolment Centres.

2. Cheque Or Bank draft

Course fees can also be paid by crossed cheque or bank draft made payable to “HKU SPACE”. Please specify the programme title(s) for application and the applicant’s name.. You may either:

  • bring the completed form(s), together with the appropriate course or application fees in the form of a cheque, and any required supporting documents to any of the HKU SPACE enrolment centres;
  • or mail the above documents to any of the HKU SPACE Enrolment Centres, specifying  “Course Application” on the envelope.  HKU SPACE will not be responsible for any loss of payment sent by mail.
3. VISA/Mastercard

Applicants may also pay the course fee by VISA or Mastercard, including the “HKU SPACE Mastercard”, at any HKU SPACE enrolment centres. Holders of the HKU SPACE Mastercard can enjoy a 10-month interest-free instalment period for courses with a tuition fee worth a minimum of HK$2,000; however, the course applicant must also be the cardholder himself/herself. For enquiries, please contact our staff at any enrolment centres.

4. Online Payment

Online application / enrolment is offered for most open admission courses (course enrolled on first come, first served basis) and selected award-bearing programmes. Application fees and course fees of these programmes/courses can be settled by using "PPS by Internet" (not available via mobile phones), VISA or Mastercard. In addition to the aforesaid online payment channels, continuing students of award-bearing programmes, if their programmes offer online service, may also pay their course fees by Online WeChat Pay, Online Alipay and Faster Payment System (FPS). Please refer to Enrolment Methods - Online Enrolment  for details.


  • If the programme/course is starting within five working days, application by post is not recommended to avoid any delays. Applicants are advised to enrol in person at HKU SPACE Enrolement Centres and avoid making cheque payment under this circustance.
  • Fees paid are not refundable except under very exceptional circumstances (e.g. course cancellation due to insufficient enrolment), subject to the School’s discretion. In exceptional cases where a refund is approved, fees paid by cash, EPS, WeChat Pay, Alipay, cheque or PPS (for online payment only) will normally be reimbursed by a cheque, and fees paid by credit card will normally be reimbursed to the payment cardholder's credit card account.
  • In addition to the published fees, there may be additional costs associated with individual programmes. Please refer to the relevant course brochures or direct any enquiries to the relevant programme team for details.
  • Fees and places on courses cannot be transferrable from one applicant to another. Once accepted onto a course, the student may not change to another course without approval from HKU SPACE. A processing fee of HK$120 will be levied on each approved transfer.
  • Receipts will be issued for fees paid but HKU SPACE will not be repsonsible for any loss of receipt sent by mail.
  • For payment certification, please submit a completed form, a sufficiently stamped and self-addressed envelope, and a crossed cheque for HK$30 per copy made payable to "HKU SPACE" to any of our enrolment centres.