Degree, Full-time & Special Programmes

Professional Diploma in Marine Operations and Professional Certificate


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Mode of Study: Part time(night)
Duration: 240 hours to be completed in 12 to 15 months
Time: 1 to 2 evenings per week (18:30 – 21:30 hours) for each module selected
What will you get?
Venue: Billion Plaza Centre (7-9/F, Billion Plaza, 8 Cheung Yue Street, Cheung Sha Wan, Kowloon), or other campuses of VTC
Entrance Requirement:

These part-time programmes are cater for you if you are either:

1.  a professional seafarer (non-higher diploma/degree holder) intending to become shore-based maritime professional, or

2.  someone with non-maritime background seeking to foster maritime acquaintance. 

Applicants holding the IVE Diploma in Maritime Studies (DMS) or Class 3 Deck Officer Certificate of Competence, or equivalent, plus one year of relevant working experience can be exempted from 50% of the PDMO programme.

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Tuition Fee: HKD $28,800
Medium of Instruction: Cantonese supplemented with English
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Course Overview

MSTI has launched the “Professional Diploma in Marine Operations” (PDMO) and Professional Certificate (PC) part-time programmes* for students to enhance their maritime knowledge and increase their competitiveness with higher academic qualifications for further career advancement. Graduates from the PDMO programme may articulate to the top-up degree “Bachelor of Science (Hons) Marine Operations Management” (BScMOM) programme jointly offered by VTC and the Warsash Maritime Academy (WMA) of Southampton Solent University (SSU), United Kingdom. Please note that admission to BScMOM is subject to meeting specific entry criteria of the programme set by SSU, including but not limited to English proficiency level at International English Language Testing Systems (IELTS) 6.0 (5.5 in each individual element) or equivalent.

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