A maximum of two Applied Learning subjects, excluding Applied Learning Chinese (ApL(C)), can be used in the application. "Attained", "Attained with Distinction (I)" and "Attained with Distinction (II)" Level in Applied Learning subjects will be considered as equivalent to Level 2, Level 3 and Level 4 in HKDSE subjects respectively.
Applied Learning Chinese (ApL(C)) will be accepted as an alternative Chinese Language qualification for admission consideration for Non-Chinese Speaking (NCS) DSE candidates.
This programme will be offered on a two-year full-time basis, and based on a credit unit system.Programme Structure Details
Graduates may choose to articulate to overseas universities and progress to the following degree programmes (senior year entry):
University of Portsmouth
Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Sport Management (Top-up) (Year 3 entry)
Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Sports Coaching (Top-up) (Year 3 entry)
Students are required to undergo 90 hours of training in the field of sports and recreation industries in Hong Kong. Students will be placed at NSAs, campsites, NGOs, private clubhouses and private organizations, etc. for practicum. Students can apply their knowledge and skills to practice and gain industry experience through the practicum.
Besides, the programme offers diversified seminars, workshops and field studies which enrich students' classroom experience.
Field visits will be arranged to deepen students' understanding of the operation and management of recreational and leisure venues and facilities.
This is a taught programme. A variety of learning methods will be used to stimulate students' analytical thinking and expression of opinions, and to encourage free exchange of ideas.
Depending on the nature of each module, English and Cantonese will be used as the medium of instruction. Learning materials will be in English and Chinese as deemed appropriate.
Students' performance is monitored and assessed on a continuous basis through class participation, assignment, project and final examination.
CUSCS Learning Centres
CEF Course Code﹕43H122065
CEF Course Name﹕Higher Diploma in Recreation and Leisure Management
Tel: 2209 7799
Local Applicants : $72,072 / per year
Non-local Applicants : $82,072 / per year
One of the features of Higher Diploma Programme in Recreation and Leisure Management is equipping students with substantial knowledge and theories for organising large scale events.
Students play an important role in preparing and planning such as promotion, decoration, logistics, working as emcees, etc. These enable students to bring their talent into action and gain actual work experience. These opportunities help students to develop their strengths and fully demonstrate their diverse talents. Students will be able to recognize their abilities through taking up different roles at the event which also helps them to develop transferrable skills for the workplace or further study in the university.
Students actively participate in different types of sports, recreational and adventure activities which broaden their horizons.
The Higher Diploma Programme in Recreation and Leisure Management introduces the fundamental concepts of sports management, sports and recreation activities and event organisation. Upon completion of the programme, students will be able to plan, design, execute, and manage different recreation and leisure services/programmes for different target groups, in different settings and with different requirements.
Students who are studying the Higher Diploma in Recreation and Leisure Management and have demonstrated their outstanding performance in sports will have a chance to be selected as one of the members in 38 university sports teams of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), which include men’s and women’s basketball, soccer, volleyball, handball, tennis, badminton, table tennis, squash, athletic, swimming and rowing teams. Joining these teams, students can participate in sports competitions organized by the Hong Kong Post-Secondary Colleges Athletic Association annually as well as the Annual Intervarsity Sports Games organized by the CUHK and the HKU. To uplift the competitive performance of University sports team members, friendly matches are regularly organized with local and overseas sports teams.