PolyU Hong Kong Community College

Higher Diploma in Aircraft Services Engineering

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Course Information

  • Sep 2021 - Jun 2023
Registration period
16 Aug 2021 (Mon) - 20 Aug 2021 (Fri)
HKD 151,330 CEF Reimbursable Scholarship Available
(Local Student's Total tuition fee for two years
(Credits: 66-74)

Non Local Student's Total tuition fee for two years
(Credits: 66-74)
Study Mode
2 Year(s)
Cantonese, English
PolyU Hung Hom Bay Campus

Course Overview

Why this programme?

  • Articulation rate nearly 89% in 2020
  • 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.

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

What you'll 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

  • 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
  • Chinese Communication for College Students (Cantonese Version) C OR Chinese Communication for College Students (Putonghua Version) C OR Elementary Chinese E & C ~

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 visit: http://www.hkcc-polyu.edu.hk/GEsubjects/8C122


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


4 Elective Subjects # (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


~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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