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Academic Regulations - Appendix

Appendix A: Restrictions on credits for course selection

Department Programme Year Required credits Maximum credits
Business Studies Foundation 1 20 21
Diploma 3+0
Degree
1 21 24
2 20 24
3 15 18
Chinese Language & Literature Foundation 1 20 21
2+2 Degree 1 22 24
2 20 24
Information
Technology
Foundation 1 20 21
Diploma 2+1/2+2 Degree 1 20 24
2 20 24
- 3 12 18
Media
Studies
Foundation 1 20 21
Diploma 2+1/2+2
Degree
1 20 21
2 20 24
- 3 12 24
Art & Design Foundation 1 20 21
Diploma 3+0
Degree
1 22 24
2 20 24
3 10 18
Drama & Visuals Diploma 1 22 24
2 20 24
3 10 18
Guidance &
Counselling
Psychology
Foundation 1 20 21
2+1/2+2 Degree 1 21 24
2 20 24
Education Diploma 1 20 24
2 20 24
3 12 18

 

Other programmes Year Required credits Maximum credits
Certificate 1 21 22
Diploma in Education Single subject or full programme Based on unit system No credits


Appendix B: Credit requirements for completion of Certificate Programmes

Types of Courses Business Studies & Information Technology Certificate in Humanities & Social Sciences
Compulsory Courses (C) 36 credits 36 credits
Common
Elective Courses (CE)
2 courses,
4 credits
2 courses,
4 credits
Common Compulsory Courses (CC) 8 courses,
20 credits
8 courses,
20 credits
a) Physical Education 1 credits 1 credits
b) Community Service 2 credits 2 credits
c) Advanced Chinese/ Intermediate Chinese I & II/ (Basic Chinese Language I, II & III) 2 credits 2 credits
d) Compulsory English 6 credits 6 credits
e) MQA courses (3 courses) 9 credits 9 credits
Credits for graduation 60 60


Credit requirements for completion of Diploma Programmes

Types of Courses Media Studies System Administration Web Development E-Commerce Business Studies
Business Administration
Business Studies
Accounting
Art & Design TCSL Early Childhood Education Drama & Visuals
Compulsory
Courses (C)
29
courses
77
credits
18
courses
60
credits
17 courses
56 credits
21
courses
69 credits
23 courses
69 credits
22 courses
70 credits
ID-32 courses
81 credits
FT-33 courses
81 credits
VA-30 courses
81 credits
GD-32 courses
81 credits
24
courses
62
credits
24 courses
71 credits
21 courses
60credits
Elective Courses (E) -
-
At least 4 courses
12 credits
At least 5 courses
16 credits
-
-
-
-
-
-
ID – 15 credits
FT – 17 credits
VA – 27 credits
GD – 18 credits
At least 4 courses
12 credits
At least 1  courses
3 credits
At least 5 courses
12-14 credits
Common
Elective Courses (CE)
At least 1 course
2 credits
At least 1 course
2 credits
At least 1 course
2 credits
At least 1 course
2 credits
At least 1 course
2 credits
At least 1 course
2 credits
At least 1 course
2 credits
At least 1 course
2 credits
At least 1 course
2 credits
2 courses
4 credits
Common Compulsory
Courses (CC)
8 courses
20 credits
9 courses
23 credits
9 courses
23 credits
10 courses
26 credits
10 courses
26 credits
10 courses
26 credits
9 courses
23 credits
10 courses
27 credits
9 courses
23 credits
7 courses
17 credits
a) Physical
Education
1 credit 1 credit 1 credit 1 credit 1 credit 1 credit 1 credit 1 credit 1 credit 1 credit
b) Community
Service
2 credits 2 credits 2 credits 2 credits 2 credits 2 credits 2 credits 2 credits 2 credits 2 credits
c) Advanced
Chinese/ Intermediate Chinese I & II/
(Basic Chinese
Language I, II & III)
2 credits 2 credits 2 credits 2 credits 2 credits
(3 credits)
2 credits (3 credits) 2 credits (3 credits) - 2 credits 2 credits
d) Compulsory
English
6 credits 9 credits 9 credits 12 credits 12 credits 12 credits 9 credits 15 credits 9 credits 3 credits
e) MQA courses (3 courses) 9 credits 9 credits 9 credits 9 credits 9 credits 9 credits 9 credits 9 credits 9 credits 9 credits
Credits for graduation 99 97 97 98 97 98 ID - 118
FT - 117
VA - 127
GD - 119
103 99 92


Credit requirements for completion of Foundation Programmes

Types of Courses Business Studies Information Technology Art & Design Chinese Communication
Compulsory Courses (C) 35 credits 32 credits 35 credits 35 credits
Common Compulsory Courses (CC) 7 courses,
18 credits
7 courses,
18 credits
7 courses,
18 credits
6 courses,
15 credits
a) Physical Education 1 credit 1 credit 1 credit 1 credit
b) Advanced
Chinese/ Intermediate Chinese I & II/
(Basic Chinese Language I, II & III)
2 credits 2 credits 2 credits 2 credits
c) Compulsory English 6 credits 6 credits 6 credits 3 credits
d) MQA courses (3 courses) 9 credits 9 credits 9 credits 9 credits
Credits for graduation 53 50 53 50


Credit requirements for completion of 3+0、2+1 or 2+2 Programmes

Types of Courses Media Studies
(2+1/2+2)
Chinese Language & Literature
(2+2)
Information Technology
(2+1/2+2)
Business Studies
(3+0)
Business Studies
(2+1)
Art & Design
(3+0)
Guidance & Counseling Psychology
(2+1/2+2)
Compulsory Courses (C) BOJ-19 courses
54 credits
BAP-20 courses
57 credits
BRT-22 courses
BC-56 credits
VP-57 credits
21 courses
53 credits
12 courses
42 credits
18 to 21 courses
72-84 credits
16 courses
64 credits
80 credits 17 courses
54 credits
Elective Courses (E) BOJ-4 courses
12 credits
BAP,BRT-
3 courses
9 credits
10-12 courses
18 credits
At least 6 courses
22 credits
1 to 4 courses
4-16 credits
- 1-2 courses
10 credits
At least 8 courses
18 credits
Common
Elective Courses (CE)
At least 1 courses
2 credits
At least 2 courses
4 credits
At least 3 courses
6 credits
At least 1 courses
2credits
At least1 courses
2 credits
At least 1 courses
2 credits

At least 1 courses
2 credits

Common Compulsory
Courses (CC)
8 courses
20 credits
6 courses
15 credits
9 courses
20 credits
9 courses
23 credits
8 courses
20 credits
7 courses
18 credits
7 courses
17 credits
a) Physical Education 1 credit 1 credit 1 credit 1 credit 1 credit 1 credit 1 credit
b) Community Service 2 credits 2 credits 2 credits 2 credits 2 credits 2 credits 2 credits
c) Advanced
Chinese/ Intermediate Chinese I & II/
(Basic Chinese
Language I, II & III)
2 credits - 2 credits 2 credits
(3 credits)
2 credits (3 credits) - 2 credits
d) Compulsory
English
6 credits 3 credits 6 credits 9 credits 6 credits 6 credits 3 credits
e) MQA courses
(3 courses)
9 credits 9 credits 9 credits 9 credits 9 credits 9 credits 9 credits
Credits for
graduation
BOJ-88
BAP-88
BRT
VP-88
BC-87
90 90/91 113 86 90+20=110 90