PolyU Hong Kong Community College

Associate in Business (Logistics and Supply Chain Management) 工商業副學士(物流及供應鏈管理)

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Course Information

  • Sep 2021 - Jun 2023
Registration period
16 Aug 2021 (Mon) - 20 Aug 2021 (Fri)
HKD 129,350 CEF Reimbursable Scholarship Available
(Information shown below refers to tuition fees for 2020/21 only. The tuition fees for 2021/22 are yet to be confirmed.

Local Student's Total tuition fee for two years
(Credits: 60-65)

Non Local Student's Total tuition fee for two years
(Credits: 60-65)
Study Mode
2 Year(s)
Cantonese, English
PolyU West Kowloon Campus

Course Overview

Why this programme?

  • Articulation rate nearly 89% in 2020
  • Graduates can apply for affiliate membership of The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in Hong Kong and associate membership of Hong Kong Sea Transport and Logistics Association
  • Partial exemption from professional qualifying examination papers granted by The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in Hong Kong
  • Opportunities for attending industry seminars and visiting logistics companies
  • Mentorship and internship opportunities to gain insights from logistics industry practitioners

This programme takes a broad-based and holistic approach to equip you with the necessary competence, knowledge, skills and techniques of the logistics and supply chain management discipline. As the number of government-funded senior year places in various logistics-related degree programmes has been increased, you will have a wide range of choices if you decide to pursue further studies after graduation.

For programme details, please visit: http://www.hkcc-polyu.edu.hk/prog/ad_lm

What you'll learn

Curriculum Structure

You are required to take, in two years, 20 - 21 subjects in total, comprising 12 - 13 General Education Subjects and 8 Discipline-specific Subjects.

General Education Subjects

8 Compulsory Subjects

Language subjects

  • Academic English (Business) I OR English for Academic Studies (Business) I
  • Academic English (Business) II OR English for Academic Studies (Business) II
  • Chinese Communication for College Students (Cantonese Version) C OR Chinese Communication for College Students (Putonghua Version) C OR Elementary Chinese E & C ~


Mathematics, IT and Critical Thinking subjects

  • Creative and Critical Thinking E & C
  • Information Technology for Business
  • Mathematics and Statistics for College Students


Discipline-relevant General Education subjects

  • Introduction to Economics
  • Managing Organisations


4 - 5 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 50 General Education subjects, please visit: http://www.hkcc-polyu.edu.hk/GEsubjects/8C108


Discipline-specific Subjects

6 Compulsory Subjects

  • Financial Accounting
  • Fundamentals of Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Global Transport and Trade Operations
  • Information Technology in Global Supply Chain Management
  • Introduction to Inventory and Warehousing Management
  • Introduction to Marketing


2 Elective Subjects # (from the following subject domains)

  • Accounting
  • Banking and Financial Services
  • China Business
  • Event Management
  • Finance and Economics
  • Hospitality
  • Human Resources
  • International Business
  • Logistics
  • Management and Organisations
  • Marketing
  • Service Management
  • Tourism


~Students who are non-Chinese speakers, or whose Chinese standards are at junior secondary level or below are required to take this subject.

*Students with Level 3 or above in any one HKDSE subject (other than English) only need to take two General Education elective subjects.

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

Medium of Instruction: Most subjects are taught in English, although due to their nature and objectives, some subjects are taught in Chinese. Language subjects are taught in the language in question.

E & C English and Chinese
C        Chinese

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