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Advanced Diploma in Applied Social Sciences (Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement)

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Start Date
10 Apr 2018 (Tue)
Next intake(s)
2 years to 5 years
Course Fee
How to Apply
Deadline on 05 Mar 2018 (Mon)

This Advanced Diploma in Applied Social Sciences (Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement) is designed to benefit practitioners in the field of criminal justice and law enforcement who are interested in career development and further studies, as well as those seeking a new career in this specific field.

Students will need to study 7 core social sciences modules and the specialism modules of the chosen stream.  

Articulation arrangements with a number of overseas universities have been established. Based on individual merit, students may be eligible to apply for further studies, either to the 2nd year of a 3-year honours bachelor degree or to the 3rd year of a 4-year honours bachelor degree programme.

Some of these programmes are listed as follows: 

  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Social Sciences, Edinburgh Napier University *
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Work Based Learning Studies (Criminal Justice), Middlesex University*

*These are exempted courses under the Non-Local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance. It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognize any qualification to which these courses may lead.

Days / Time
  • Tuesday, 6:45pm - 9:45pm
  • Thursday, 6:45pm - 9:45pm
  • Saturday, 2:00pm - 6:00pm

Applicants shall:

(a)    have gained in the HKDSE Examination Level 2 in five subjects including English Language, Chinese Language, Mathematics, Liberal Studies and 1 elective subject; and have 3 years of working experience; or 

(b)    have gained in the HKCEE Grade E in 3 subjects and Level 2 in Chinese Language and English Language; and have 3 years of work experience;  or

(c)    have gained in the HKALE Grade E in 1 AL subject or 2 AS subjects; or

(d)    be aged at least 25 years and with 3 years of work experience.

Applicants should have good command of reading and written English and Chinese. 

Application Fee

HK$150 non-refundable

Course Fee
  • Course Fee : HK$50,000 (to be paid in 2 installments)

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Enrolment Method

Applicants should submit: i) a completed application form (SF26), ii) copies of academic certificates, iii) a copy of HKID card or passport, and iv) an application fee of HK$150 by crossed cheque (payable to “HKU SPACE”) to the following address:

Ms. Emma Ng


11/F, Fortress Tower,

250 King’s Road, 

North Point, H.K.

(Remarks: Application for Advanced Diploma in Applied Social Sciences)