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Certificate in Business Information Technology
CEF Reimbursable Course
CEF Reimbursable Course (selected modules only)
- Study mode
- Start Date
- 01 Nov 2021 (Mon)
- Next intake(s)
- 1 year
- English supplemented with Cantonese
- Course Fee
The programme aims to
- equip students with fundamental English communication skills.
- provide students with basic concepts of organisation and management.
- equip students with basic IT-oriented skills of computer programming, web page development and computer networking that support business operations.
- provide students with a foundation knowledge of computer systems, operating systems and information systems which are used in the market.
Certificate in Business Information Technology provides students with a foundation knowledge of business information technology including computer systems, operating systems, web page authoring as well as cloud computing. Students are also given an understanding of computer networks installation for home and small business.
Graduates are eligible to apply for the Advanced Diploma in Business Information Technology awarded within the HKU System through HKU SPACE.
Days / Time
- Mon - Fri, 7:00pm to 10:00pm
1. General English (24 hours)
2. Computer Systems Fundamentals (24 hours)
3. Operating Systems Fundamentals (24 hours)
4. Web Page Authoring (24 hours)
5. Programming Fundamentals (24 hours)
6. Networking for Home and Small Businesses (24 hours)
7. Business Information Systems (36 hours)
8. Cloud Computing for Business (36 hours)
Tentative Class Schedule
|Start Date||The week of 01 November 2021 (Mon)|
|Venue||HKU SPACE Learning Centres|
- have gained in the HKDSE Examination Level 2 in 5 subjects , including Chinese Language and English Language; or
- have 5 passes in HKCEE, including Chinese Language and English Language before 2007, or equivalent; or
- have 3 passes in HKCEE plus Level 2 or above in Chinese Language and English Language in the HKCEE from 2007 to 2011, or equivalent; or
- have successfully completed the Project Yi Jin (毅 進 計 劃) Programme; or
- be aged at 18 or above and complete Form 5 study with at least 1 year’s relevant work experience plus interview, if required.
HK$150 (Non-refundable)Course Fee
- Course Fee : HK$21,000 (HK$21,000 paid in 2 instalments (subject to annual revision without prior notice))
- The CEF Institution Code of HKU SPACE is 100
|Business Information Systems (Module from Certificate in Business Information Technology)|
|COURSE CODE 21Z08231-0||FEES $3,300||ENQUIRY 2587-3234|
|Organisation and Management Fundamentals (Module from Certificate in Business Information Technology)|
|COURSE CODE 21Z08232-9||FEES $3,300||ENQUIRY 2587-3234|
|Certificate in Business Information Technology
|COURSE CODE 34C115975||FEES $21,000 paid in 2 installments||ENQUIRY 2587-3234|
|General English & Computer Systems Fundamentals (Modules from Certificate in Business Information Technology)|
|COURSE CODE 34Z115987||FEES Total:$4,800 (General English: $2,400 Computer Systems Fundamentals: $2,400)||ENQUIRY 2587-3234|
|Operating Systems Fundamentals & Web Page Authoring (Modules from Certificate in Business Information Technology)|
|COURSE CODE 34Z115995||FEES Total:$4,800 (Operating Systems Fundamentals: $2,400 Web Page Authoring: $2,400)||ENQUIRY 2587-3234|
|Programming Fundamentals & Networking for Home and Small Businesses (Modules from Certificate in Business Information Technology)|
|COURSE CODE 34Z116002||FEES Total: $4,800 (Programming Fundamentals: $2,400 Networking for Home and Small Businesses: $2,400)||ENQUIRY 2587-3234|
|Continuing Education Fund
This course has been included in the list of reimbursable courses under the Continuing Education Fund.
|Continuing Education Fund Reimbursable Course (selected modules only)
Some modules of this course have been included in the list of reimbursable courses under the Continuing Education Fund.
Certificate in Business Information Technology
Application Form Download Application FormEnrolment Method
HKU SPACE provides 24-hour online application and payment service for students to make enrolment for most open admission courses (courses enrolled on first come, first served basis) and selected award-bearing programmes via the Internet. Applicants may settle the payment by using either PPS, VISA or Mastercard online.
Complete the online application form
Applicant may click the icon on the top right hand corner of the programme/course webpage to make online application, and then follow the instructions to fill in the online application form.
Some programmes/courses may be admitted by selection, and may require applicants to provide electronic copy of any required documents (e.g. proof of qualification) as indicated on the programme/course webpage. Only file format in doc, docx, jpg and pdf are supported.
Make Online Payment
Pay the programme/course fees by either using:
PPS via Internet - You will need a PPS account and a PPS Internet password. For information on how to open a PPS account and how to set up a PPS Internet password, please visit http://www.ppshk.com.
*Credit Card Online Payment - Course fees can be paid by VISA or MasterCard including the “HKU SPACE MasterCard”.
*HKU SPACE MasterCard cardholders who wish to enjoy 10-month interest free instalment scheme must pay their tuition fees in person at any our HKU SPACE Enrolment Centres.
To know more about online enrolment and payment, please refer to the user guide of Online Enrolment and Payment:
In Person / Mail
For first time enrolment
- For first come, first served short courses, complete the Application for Enrolment Form SF26 and bring or post the completed form(s), together with the appropriate application/course fee(s) and any required supporting documents to any of the HKU SPACE enrolment centres.
- Award-bearing and professional courses may require other information. Forms are usually available at the enrolment centres or on request from programme staff. Bring or post the completed form(s), together with the appropriate application/course fee(s) and any required supporting documents to any of the HKU SPACE enrolment centres.
For continuing enrolment in the same course
A. In person or by post
- The standard ‘Enrolment/Payment Slip’ is designed for students of award-bearing programmes or remaining programmes in a suite of programmes requiring continuing enrolment and it applies to most programmes.
- Students should complete the “Enrolment/Payment Slip” which will be made available by relevant programme staff and return the slip to any HKU SPACE enrolment centre or post it to the relevant programme staff with appropriate fee payment.
Selected programmes offer online continuing enrolment service. Programme staff will inform students if they offer this service and offer further enrolment details.
If you are in doubt about the procedures, please check the individual course details, or contact our programme staff or enrolment centres.
Please note the followings for programme/course enrollment:
- Applicants should not leave the online application idle for more than 10 minutes. Otherwise, applicants must restart the application process.
- Only S-MILES and Early Bird Discount are supported in Online Applicants (Application). To enjoy other types of discount, please visit one of our enrolment centres.
- During the online application process, asynchronous application and payment submission may occur. Successful payment may not guarantee successful application. In case of unsuccessful submission, our programme staff will contact you shortly.
- Applicants are reminded that they should only apply for the same programme/course once through counter or online application.
- For online enrolment, payment confirmation page would be displayed after payment has been made successfully. In addition, a confirmation email would also be sent to your email account. You are advised to keep your payment confirmation for future enquiries.
- Fees paid are not refundable except as statutorily provided or under very exceptional circumstances (e.g. course cancellation due to insufficient enrolment).
- If admission is by selection, the official receipt is not a guarantee that your application has been accepted. We will inform you of the result as soon as possible after the closing date for application. Unsuccessful applicants will be given a refund of programme/course fee if already paid.
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The School (and its respective employees and subsidiaries) is not liable for any loss or damage in connection with any online payments made by you by reason of (i) any failure, delay, interruption, suspension or restriction of the transmission of any information or message from any payment gateways of the relevant banks and/or third party merchants for processing credit/debit/smart card or other payment facilitation mechanism; (ii) any negligence, mistake, error in or omission from any information or message transmitted from the said payment gateways; (iii) any breakdown, malfunction or failure of those gateways in effecting online payment service or (iv) anything arisen out of or in connection with the said payment gateways, including but not limited to unauthorised access to or alternation of the transmission of data or any unlawful act not permitted by the law.
1. Cash, EPS or WeChat Pay
Course fees can be paid by cash, EPS or WeChat Pay 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.
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
The course fees of all open admission courses (courses enrolled on first come, first served basis) and selected award-bearing programmes can be settled by using PPS via the Internet. Applicants may also pay the relevant course fees by VISA or MasterCard online. Please refer to the Online Services for details.
- For general and short courses, applicants may be required to pay the course fee in cash or by EPS, WeChat Pay, Visa or MasterCard if the course is to start shortly.
- 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, 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 additional 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.
- Relevant Programmes
- Foundation Certificate in Cloud Computing Architecture Advanced Diploma in Business Information Technology Advanced Diploma in Computer and Information Security Bachelor of Science (Honours) Computer Networks BSc (Hons) Computer and Information Security MSc Internet of Things MSc Artificial Intelligence