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Certificate for Module (Railway Rolling Stock Technology)
證書(單元 : 鐵路機車技術)

New Course
Course Code
IT095A
Application Code
2045-IT095A

Study mode
Part-time
Start Date
01 Nov 2022 (Tue)
Duration
30 hours
Language
English
Course Fee
HK$8200
How to Apply
Deadline on 30 Sep 2022 (Fri)
Enquiries
2587 3227
2571 8480

The programme provides an overview of the railway rolling stock from an engineering perspective.  Topics on railway rolling stock analysis, design and maintenance will be covered.  Students will gain a good understanding of the technical complexities, reliability and maintainability of rolling stock.

 

The Certificate for Module (Railway Rolling Stock Technology)  consists of 30 contact hours.

On completion of the programme, students should be able to
1.  discuss the design requirements and functionality of railway rolling stock systems;
2.  apply the design principles on various railway rolling stock systems covering safety, reliability and passenger comfort;
3.  evaluate the operational aspects of railway rolling stock system parameters to meet the passenger service needs; 
4.  carry out optimization of life cycle costs and performance of rolling stock systems through applying manufacturing, maintenance and asset management methodologies.
 
Syllabus
1. Development of Railway Rolling Stock Technologies
2. Modern Train Systems Architecture and Functional Design
3. Train Traction System Design
4. Train Braking System Design
5.  Train Structure Design
6.  Train Interfaces Design
7.  Train Manufacturing Process and Quality Control
8.  Train Maintenance and Asset Management for World-Class Performance
 

Upon successful completion of the programme, students who have passed the written assignment and final examination, and attendance requirements (70%) will be awarded with the Certificate for Module (Railway Rolling Stock Technology) within the HKU system through HKU SPACE.

Application Code 2045-IT095A -

 

Date / Time

Tue,  7:00 - 10:00 pm 

The programme will be delivered via face-to-face lectures. 

Remarks:
1. HKU SPACE reserves the right to make changes on the timetable if necessary.
2.  HKU SPACE reserves the right to cancel a course in case of insufficient enrollment or unforeseen difficulties arising from running the programme.
3. Given the COVID-19 situation might still be fluid, please note that the School may substitute face-to-face classes with online teaching if necessary.

Applicants shall hold:
i. a relevant bachelor’s degree awarded by a recognized institution and at least 2 years of engineering work experience;
OR
ii. a professional qualification related to engineering industry.

If the degree or equivalent qualification is from an institution where the language of teaching and assessment is not English, applicants shall provide evidence of English proficiency, such as:
i. an overall band of 6.0 or above with no subtests lower than 5.5 in IELTS; or
ii. a score of 550 or above in the paper-based TOEFL, or a score of 213 or above in the computer-based TOEFL, or a core of
80 or above in the internet-based TOEFL; or
iii. HKDSE Examination English Language at Level 3 or above; or
iv. HKALE Use of English at Grade E or above; or 
v. equivalent qualifications.

Applicants not meeting the standard set of criteria for admission will be assessed on individual merit.

Application Fee

HK$150 (Non-refundable)

Course Fee
  • Course Fee : HK$8200

Application Form Download Application Form

Enrolment Method

 Applicants are required to submit the following items in person to any HKU SPACE Enrolment Centre:

(i) Application fee HK$150 (non-refundable)  
(ii) Application Form SF26
(iii) Copy of Hong Kong Identity Card 1
(iv) Copy of educational certificates and transcripts 1
(v) Testimonials or other documentary proof of the applicant’s work experience1 (if any).

1 Original copy of the documents is required for true copy certification.

Applicants will be informed for the admission results after seven days of the submission deadline.

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.

Notes

  • 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.