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Higher Diploma in Aircraft Services Engineering
Programme Code: 8C122
Programme Leader: NG, Zerance Sun-pui 吳新培
Deputy/Assistant Programme Leader: WAI, Hon-wah 衛漢華

Admission Score for this programme (2017/18 Cohort):
15.42 (Average); 22 (Maximum)

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What is this programme about?

Why this programme?

Articulation rate 85% in 2017
Equips you with fundamental principles and practices of aircraft services engineering for developing ...

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Why this programme?

  • Articulation rate 85% in 2017
  • Equips you with fundamental principles and practices of aircraft services engineering for developing your career in the aviation industry
  • Extensive and practical training modules supported by the Industrial Centre of PolyU
  • Facilitates your future career development in a broad spectrum of next-generation aircraft services

 

This programme is tailor-made for those who are eager to engage themselves in aircraft services engineering. It equips you with the knowledge and skills needed to become a professional in the field. Through theoretical modules, laboratory sessions, projects and internship opportunities, you can understand the fundamentals of aircraft services engineering and its modern developments, and gain specialised knowledge and hands-on abilities to solve practical problems related to the field.

 

# This new programme has yet to graduate its first cohort of students, so no articulation rate is available.

What will I learn?

Curriculum Structure
You are required to take, in two years, 23 - 25 subjects in total, ...

Where will I go after HKCC?

Articulation Track Record of Graduates
Over 10 local bachelor's degree programmes have admitted ...

 

What will I learn?

Curriculum Structure

 

You are required to take, in two years, 23 - 25 subjects in total, comprising 5 General Education Subjects and 18 to 20 Discipline-specific Subjects.

 

 

General Education Subjects

 

3 Compulsory Subjects

 

  • Chinese Communication for College Students@ OR Elementary Chinese~
  • Academic English (Science and Technology) I^ OR English for Academic Studies (Science and Technology) I
  • Academic English (Science and Technology) II^ OR English for Academic Studies (Science and Technology) II

 

 

@Taught in Putonghua
~Students who are non-Chinese speakers, or whose Chinese standards are at junior secondary level or below are required to take this subject.
^Subject to PolyU's approval

 

2 Elective Subjects# (from the following cluster areas)

 

  • Community, Organisation and Globalisation
  • History, Cultures and World Views
  • Human Nature, Relations and Development
  • Language and Communication
  • Science, Technology and Environment

 

For the full list of more than 15 General Education subjects, please click here.

 

Discipline-specific Subjects

 

14 to 16 Compulsory Subjects

 

  • Aircraft Electricity and Electronics
  • Aircraft Engines
  • Aircraft Hardware and Fabrication
  • Aircraft Materials
  • Airworthiness and Aviation Legislation
  • Aviation Engineering Project
  • Calculus
  • Composites Fundamentals
  • Engineering Communication
  • Engineering Mechanics I
  • Foundation Physics*
  • Integrated AeroEngineering Project
  • Introduction to Flight Performance
  • Introduction to Probability and Statistics*
  • Safety and Human Factors
  • Teamwork and Leadership

 

*Exemptions

 

HKDSE Result

Subject Exempted

Level 3 or above in Physics

Foundation Physics

Level 2 or above in Mathematics Extended Module 1

Introduction to Probability and Statistics

 

4 Elective Subject# (from the following subjects)

 

  • Aircraft Metallurgy
  • Avionics Installation and Maintenance
  • Basic Avionics
  • Digital Machining Systems
  • Engine Overhaul
  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Engineering Project Management
  • Flight Communication Systems
  • Flight Control Systems
  • Industrial Measurement and Quality Management
  • Logistics and Stores Management
  • Non-destructive Inspection
  • Pneumatic and Hydraulic Systems

 

#Offering of individual elective subjects is subject to resources and quota availability.

 
Intended Learning Outcomes
 
Upon successful completion of this programme, graduates will be able to achieve its intended learning outcomes. For details, please click here.
 

Where will I go after HKCC?

Articulation Track Record of Graduates

 

Over 10 local bachelor's degree programmes have admitted graduates from HKCC's Higher Diploma in Aircraft Services Engineering. For the articulation track record of graduates, please click here.

 

 

Career Prospects

 

  • Aircraft Services
  • Draftsman
  • Engineering Design
  • Manufacturing Sector
 
Among the employed graduates of this programme in 2017, 100% found a job within 3 months after graduation.
 
Source: HKCC Graduate Survey 2017 (figures as of 6 October 2017)