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Directory of courses - Other providers

PUBLISHED : Saturday, 20 November, 2010, 12:00am
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ABRS MANAGEMENT AND TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
Tel 25984811
E-mail info@abrs.net
Web www.abrs.com.hk

ABRS, founded in 1990, is a training organisation with a focus on information technology. It offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses and draws sponsored employees and self-funded students.

Courses

Britain

University of Greenwich: MSc in information systems management. University of Portsmouth: MSc in strategic business information technology.

AGSM MBA PROGRAMS HONG KONG OFFICE (UNIVERSITY OF NEW SOUTH WALES)
Tel 25939902
E-mail contact@agsm.com.hk
Web www.agsm.edu.au/hk

The AGSM MBA programme is offered by the Australian School of Business at the University of New South Wales. The Hong Kong programme is a part-time general management MBA designed for the local market to offer quality learning experience with the flexibility to make obtaining an MBA a reality for the busy executive. Students can undertake a two-stage part-time programme.

Courses

Graduate diploma in management and MBA (18 months to seven years flexibility).

ASTON EDUCATION
Tel 28669933
E-mail info@astonhongkong.com
Web www.astonhongkong.com

Aston Education represents Australian and British institutions in Hong Kong. It places hundreds of students annually to schools, tertiary colleges and universities.

BRITISH COUNCIL
Tel 29135100
E-mail enquiries@britishcouncil.org.hk
Web www.educationuk.org.hk, www.britishcouncil.org.hk/education

The British Council is Britain's overseas educational and cultural organisation. It has been in Hong Kong since 1948. It provides advice and information on British education at all levels, taught in Britain and Hong Kong, and extensive English teaching and examination services. In 2008-09, Hong Kong postgraduate students going to Britain numbered about 2,175. Of the 22,170 students enrolled last year on British higher education courses taught in Hong Kong, 5,710 were postgraduate students. There are now more than 360 British postgraduate doctorate, master's, certificate and diploma courses listed with the Education Bureau's non-local courses registry for delivery in Hong Kong, accounting for 62 per cent of the total listed. For information on British qualifications delivered in Hong Kong, visit www.educationuk.org.hk/TNE. For information on scholarships, visit www.britishcouncil.org.hk/scholarships.

CARITAS FRANCIS HSU COLLEGE
Tel 36536700
E-mail caps@cihe.edu.hk
Web www.cfhc.caritas.edu.hk

The Catholic college was established in 1985 and offers programmes, including associate degree and diploma courses. Courses administered at tertiary level for overseas and mainland institutions are managed by the Centre for Advanced and Professional Studies. Courses Britain University of Birmingham: MA in professional hospitality and tourism management.

CHINA EDUCATION GROUP
Tel 25277999
E-mail inquiry@chinaedugrp.com
Web www.chinaedugrp.com

China Education Group affiliates with overseas universities to provide postgraduate and executive programmes.

Courses

University of North Carolina, Charlotte: MBA. University of Iowa: Tippie International MBA.

Executive programmes

Stanford University: financial engineering programme, senior executive programme. Harvard University: programme on negotiation for senior executives.

CPA AUSTRALIA
Tel 28913312
E-mail hk@cpaaustralia.com.au
Web www.cpaaustralia.com.au

CPA Australia is one of the world's largest accounting bodies. It has more than 129,000 members in 110 countries, with 23,000 in senior executive positions. The organisation supports members through education and career development.

Course

Australian CPA designation for accounting professionals.

MIDDLESEX UNIVERSITY EAST ASIA WORK BASED LEARNING CENTRE
Tel 28613660
E-mail hkprog@mdxu.com.hk
UK Web www.mdx.ac.uk/wbl/international/hong_kong.asp
HK Web www.mdxu.hk

The centre, attached to Middlesex University's East Asia Regional Office in Hong Kong, was set up in 2000 to provide work-based learning study programmes. These are flexible, practical courses with no examinations, where participants are assigned a programme adviser and project supervisor to tutor their coursework and work-based projects. Students can choose their own area of work-related studies. In 1996, the university's National Centre for Work Based Learning Partnerships (renamed the Institute for Work Based Learning in 2007) won the Queen's Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education in work-based learning. Since the courses were registered in Hong Kong in 1999, more than 800 students have enrolled, with about 15 per cent in postgraduate study. A doctorate in professional studies (DProf) programme was registered in June 2006. The institute provides space, internet access and reading facilities for students to interact with peers, and programme advisers and project supervisors.

Courses

Britain

Middlesex University: MA in work-based learning studies, including business management, electronic arts, facilities management, fashion design, financial management, management, marketing, nursing, project management, strategic management, technical theatre arts, television and digital media, transport and logistics, visual communication. Doctorate in professional studies (various fields).

GIA HONG KONG
Tel 23030075
E-mail giahk@netvigator.com
Web www.giahongkong.com/index.php

Established in 1931, GIA - the Gemological Institute of America - is the world's foremost non-profit institute of gemological research and learning. GIA researches, applies and teaches gemological knowledge to help jewellery professionals.

Courses

Postgraduate diplomas in accredited jewellery professional, graduate gemologist, graduate diamonds, graduate coloured stones, graduate pearls, jewellery design certificate.

HENLEY BUSINESS SCHOOL
Tel 25299377
E-mail hbs@henleymba.com.hk
Web www.henley.asia

Henley Business School, at the University of Reading, was founded in Britain in 1945 and is Europe's oldest independent management college. The school offers MBA and MSc programmes in the Asia-Pacific. A key feature of the MBA programme, first offered in Hong Kong in 1986, is its flexible, practical nature, with written assignments based on a participant's own organisation in order to directly apply what is learned. It holds regular local events for students and alumni. There are 30,000 alumni worldwide. Henley has accreditations from the US-based Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) and the Association of MBAs (AMBA).

Courses

Britain

Henley Business School: MBA, MSc programmes and executive courses.

HONG KONG ART SCHOOL
Tel 29222822
E-mail enroledu@hkac.org.hk

Hong Kong Art School is an accredited institute run by dedicated artists, who are active and distinguished practitioners in the field. The focus of its award-bearing curriculum lies in four core academic areas - fine art, applied art, media art and drama education - and its scope covers programmes with academic levels from foundation diploma, higher diploma, to bachelor's and master's degrees. The short courses and outreach projects that run parallel to the award-bearing curriculum span an even wider variety of disciplines, bridging art and the community.

Courses

Awarded by Griffiths University, Australia: master of drama education (two years, part-time), master of drama education with honours (three years, part-time).

HONG KONG COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING
Tel 26871208
E-mail hkceinfo@on-nets.com
Web www.hkceedu.org

Established in 1992, HKCE provides academic and professional qualifications with applied knowledge for training and educational courses, including seminars for Hong Kong. All lecturers are chartered engineers or professional managers with more than 15 years of experience. It has trained more than 25,000 students with various qualifications, from short courses to accredited master's degrees, since 1992. Graduates with sufficient experience can apply to become a British chartered engineer (CEng) or Hong Kong-qualified engineers with various professional institutions.

Courses

MSc, PgD in architectural engineering, facilities management, civil engineering and construction management. Short CPD courses and professional examinations.

HONG KONG COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY
Tel 29261222
E-mail enquiry@hkct.edu.hk
Web www.hkct.edu.hk

The college, founded in 1957, provides postsecondary, continuing education and retraining programmes. Postgraduate courses from non-local institutions initially focused on the general business sector but have been diversified into different disciplines to cater for students who have taken the college's other academic programmes and accommodate the needs of professionals in Hong Kong.

Courses

Master of Chinese economic law.

HONG KONG FINANCIAL SERVICES INSTITUTE
Tel 23663263
E-mail shufe@hkfsi.org
Web www.shufehk.org

The institute offers postgraduate courses from mainland universities in Hong Kong and short training courses in Hong Kong for mainland professionals, including teachers, nurses, doctors and administrators. Lecturers for the latter are drawn from local universities and professionals. The institute was set up in 2001 and is a recognised State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs training institution.

Courses

Shanghai University of Finance and Economics: PhD in finance or enterprise management. MBA.

HONG KONG MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION
Tel 27748500, 27748501
Fax 23651000
E-mail hkma@hkma.org.hk
Web www.hkma.org.hk

The association is a non-profit organisation set up in 1960 to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of management in Hong Kong. It provides management training, skills and experience. The association offers a large number of courses at postgraduate level, the majority of which are from Australian and British institutions. It also runs courses leading to bachelor's degrees, professional diplomas and certificate programmes.

Courses

Australia

Macquarie Graduate School of Management, Sydney: MBA, master of management in financial management, international management, logistics and operations management, management, marketing management, people and performance. Postgraduate diploma. University of Newcastle: doctor of business administration, master of business. University of Technology, Sydney: master of engineering management, master of engineering management (Chinese class). University of Ballarat: master of nursing (coursework).

Britain

University of Wales: MBA (English and Chinese class). Middlesex University: MA in work-based learning studies - coaching, training and development, counselling. University of Sunderland: MA in teaching English to speakers of other languages.

Philippines

Bulacan State University: PhD in business administration. Tarlac State University: EdD in educational management.

HONG KONG TAK MING COLLEGE
Tel 27298884
E-mail enquiry@takming.edu
Web www.takming.edu

Founded in Guangzhou in 1931, the college was set up in Hong Kong after 1949 to offer primary, secondary and further education. It offers programmes from certificate to advanced diploma and degree programmes. At the postgraduate level, it collaborates with a small number of overseas providers.

HONG KONG QUALITY MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION
Tel 25812210
E-mail enquiry@hkqma.org
Web www.hkqma.org

The association, formerly known as Hong Kong Quality Circles Association, was founded in 1983 to promote quality management practices. It offers consultancy services, training and experience sharing opportunities to its members and the public. It offers professional programmes through its Six Sigma Institute (http://www.ssi.org.hk).

HOPKINS TRAINING AND EDUCATION GROUP
Tel 28779938, 31885011
E-mail information@hopkins.edu.hk
Web www.hopkins.edu.hk

The group provides professional training and education to meet the needs of working professionals and corporations. Over the years, Hopkins has worked with some of the world's most reputable universities, including the University of South Australia, University of Northern Iowa, University of Wales and NCC Education, covering a wide range of studies from customised professional programmes to graduate pedagogical ones.

Courses

Australia

University of South Australia: MBA.

US

University of Northern Iowa: MBA.

INFORMATICS
Tel 81083366
E-mail enquiry.hkhe@informaticseducation.com
Web www.informatics.edu.hk

Established in 1992 as a wholly owned subsidiary of Informatics Education Ltd (IEL), Informatics Education (HK) is one of the leading education and training providers offering information technology and business management programmes from certificate and diploma to undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and certification training programmes for individuals and corporations in Hong Kong. IEL is a multinational corporation listed on the Singapore stock exchange. It has 132 centres in more than 23 countries. Its wholly owned subsidiary in Britain, NCC Education, has 300 centres in 45 countries. It has strategic partnerships with overseas universities.

Courses

Australia

University of Southern Queensland: MBA.

Britain

University of Wales: MSc in business information technology.

INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED LEARNING
Tel 25775123
E-mail info@in-learning.edu.hk
Web www.in-learning.edu.hk

The institute, established in 1999, has alliances with universities and institutions in the US, Australia and Canada to offer programmes from certificate to master's degree levels. Subjects include business administration, hospitality management, information technology, international economics, general management and tourism. The institute offers advanced diplomas in business management, and tourism and hospitality, certificates in business and hospitality and short courses in financial planning and management, English, Putonghua and personal image. It partners with the University of Canberra, Utah State University and Royal Brisbane International College.

INSTITUTE OF PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION AND KNOWLEDGE
Tel 28361922
E-mail peak@vtc.edu.hk
Web www.peak.vtc.edu.hk

The Institute of Professional Education And Knowledge (Peak) is a member of the VTC Group. It was established in 2003 through the merger of the Financial Services Development Centre, Information Technology Training and Development Centre, and Management Development Centre. Peak, together with its predecessors, has more than 20 years of experience in professional education and corporate human resource development and is one of the leading in-service training organisations and qualifying bodies in Hong Kong. Its courses cover financial services, management, information technology, languages, design and creative technology, and wellness. In 2009-10, about 81,000 adult learners enrolled on courses. Since 2003, more than 200 well-established companies have adopted its services in corporate training to enhance the technical competency and professional expertise of their employees.

INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT
Tel 28383882
E-mail info@iam.org.hk
Web www.iam.org.hk

The academy, founded in 2000, is an affiliate of the Hong Kong Computer Institute established in 1981. It has partnerships with British institutions to provide programmes in business-related areas for managers and professionals. It also has extensive links with business industries and professional institutions.

Courses

Britain

University of Wales, Newport: MBA, Chinese MBA.

KAPLAN HIGHER EDUCATION
Tel 28360332
E-mail info@kaplan.edu.hk
Web www.kaplan.edu.hk

Kaplan Higher Education, a higher education division of Kaplan Inc, is one of the largest providers of tertiary education programmes and services in Hong Kong. Its university partners from across the globe offer programmes from diplomas to research-based doctorates. Kaplan specialises in developing managers and professionals with executive leadership qualities to meet the needs of the rapidly changing knowledge-based economy in Hong Kong and beyond. Kaplan Inc is one of the largest diversified institutions in the world with operations in more than 30 countries and 34,000 employees. It serves more than one million students each year.

Courses

Australia

Monash University: PhD, master in counselling.

Britain

University of Hull: EMBA.

Ireland

University College Dublin, National University of Ireland: MSc. Pathways: finance, marketing, management, project management, human resource management, management consultancy, logistics and supply chain management, information technology.

US

Northeastern University: doctor of education.

MANAGEMENT SOCIETY FOR HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS
Tel 28612668
E-mail 888@mshp.org.hk
Web www.mshp.org.hk
The society was established in 1984 to advance and promote health-care services and patient care by better management through professional and educational activities. It offers certificate, diploma and training courses to professionals. It has offered master's degrees for nurses, physicians, clinicians and frontline managers and supervisors in collaboration with the University of Birmingham since 1994.

Courses

Britain

University of Birmingham: MSc in health and hospital management.

MANCHESTER BUSINESS SCHOOL
Tel 25264680
E-mail mba@mbs.edu.hk
Web www.mbs.ac.uk/global

Manchester Business School East Asia Centre offers global MBA programmes (part-time) for professionals in Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea and south China. The MBA programme was established in Hong Kong in 1992 and is recognised by the global accreditation bodies AMBA, AACSB and EQUIS. It was ranked 30th globally on average in the Financial Times MBA rankings from 2008 to 2010. It has support from international centres on the mainland, in Hong Kong, Britain, Singapore, Dubai, Brazil and the US. The school offers two sponsored overseas workshops for each student.

Courses

Britain

University of Manchester: MBA for financial managers and finance professionals, engineering business managers, construction executives, wealth managers, fiduciaries and trustees.

MILTON INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION GROUP
Tel 27823968
E-mail eiwong@milton.edu.hk
Web www.milton.edu.hk

Established in 2000, the group offers MBA in management and health-care administration, MSc in health and hospital management, PhD in business management with specialisations in marketing, finance, management information system, and tourism and hospitality.

Courses

Cyprus

American University: MBA, MSc, PhD.

US

University of Northern Virginia: MBA. University of Scranton, Pennsylvania: MBA.

RAFFLES INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE
Tel 25206838
E-mail enquiry@raffles-international-college.edu.hk
Web www.ric.edu.hk

Raffles International College Hong Kong is part of Raffles Education Corporation that operates three universities and 36 colleges in 13 countries in the Asia-Pacific. Students are allowed to start their courses in one city and transfer to another location within the group to complete their qualifications. The courses offered in the Hong Kong campus include business administration, applied psychology, fashion design, fashion marketing and management, interior design, multimedia design and visual communication.

Courses

Britain

University of Leicester: MA in mass communications, MBA. MSc in customer service management, finance, marketing. Postgraduate diploma/certificate in mass communications. University of Surrey: doctor of business administration.

Australia

University of Newcastle: doctor of business administration. Master's in business, business administration, music technology, applied linguistics, educational studies, disability studies, leadership and management in education, special education, social science, social change and development, applied management (health or nursing), nursing, clinical epidemiology, health science, medical statistics, occupational health and safety, workplace injury management and rehabilitation, aviation management, digital media, environmental management, information technology, science management. Raffles School of Continuing Education: diplomas and specialist diplomas in applied psychology, business administration and design.

RDI MANAGEMENT LEARNING
Tel 29920133
E-mail info@rdihongkong.com
Web www.rdihongkong.com

RDI was established in 1994 by Resource Development International, a leading provider of university education in Britain. It offers 50 programmes from 10 British universities including MSc, MBA and DBA. It is one of the first private education providers to be awarded ISO 9001:2000. All courses are registered with the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications. RDI Institute of Business and Management began full-time study programmes in September.

Courses

Britain

University of Bradford: MBA, MSc in marketing and management, finance, accounting and management. University of Birmingham: MSc in public administration and development. Sheffield Hallam University: MSc in international hospitality management. University of Sunderland: MBA. University of Wales: DBA, MBA, MBA in project management, human resource management, management consultancy, service excellence, finance, law. University of Teesside: MSc in information technology. Birmingham City University: MSc in telecommunications.

RICHARD IVEY SCHOOL OF BUSINESS (ASIA)
Tel 21352299
E-mail emba@ivey.com.hk
Web www.ivey.com.hk

The Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario is a premier business school in Canada and consistently ranks among the top worldwide. The school's learning method seeks to develop leadership through practice, a hands-on approach that immerses participants in complex real-world business scenarios. The EMBA offered in Hong Kong is an 18-month weekend-based programme designed for senior executives and entrepreneurs to develop the skills, knowledge and confidence needed to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing marketplace.

Course

Canada

Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario: EMBA.

SINO INSTITUTE OF CONTINUING EDUCATION
Tel 23149222
E-mail info@sino.edu.hk
Web www.sino.edu.hk

Sino Education Group was started in 1962 by faculty and management staff from local tertiary institutions in Australia, US, Britain, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong and the mainland with the aim of providing a 'one-stop advancement path'. It has seven learning centres in Hong Kong.

Courses

Australia

University of Ballarat: MBA, with options in general management, health services management. University of Wollongong: master of nursing.

SINGAPORE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY
Tel +6568280100
E-mail Contact the relevant postgraduate programme offices found at www.smu.edu.sg/gso/contactus.asp
Web www.smu.edu.sg/gso/postgrad_programmes.asp

SMU's postgraduate studies are tailored to groom a new breed of leaders and entrepreneurs for a rapidly changing world. SMU offers master's and PhD programmes in business and other disciplines. It collaborates with leading universities such as the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Chicago's Booth School of Business.

Courses

EMBA, MBA, master of IT in business (financial services), master of IT in business (service sector analytics), master of professional accounting. MSc in applied economics, applied finance, applied finance (China), wealth management. MSc (by research) in economics, finance, management, operations management, information systems. PhD (by research) in economics, information systems, business (finance), business (OBHR), psychology. Juris doctor.

THE ALLIANCE OF INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION (HK)
Tel 23321981
E-mail info@aiehk.edu.hk
Web www.aiehk.edu.hk

The alliance was established in 1999. It is a leading health-care educational institution in collaboration with Britain's Oxford Brookes University, which has been cited in The Sunday Times University Guide 2001-2010 as Britain's leading modern university delivering the following programmes to health-care professionals in Hong Kong.

Courses

Britain

Oxford Brookes University: MSc in management in health care, nursing studies.

THE PRINCETON REVIEW
Tel 25079380
E-mail tprhk@sarabeattie.com
Web www.princetonreviewhk.com

It offers preparation for a range of tests, including GMAT, GRE, SAT, ACT, TOEFL and IELTS. The Princeton Review is one of the world's leading providers of strategic college admissions preparation around the world.

UNIVERSITY OF NEW SOUTH WALES (HONG KONG OFFICE)
Tel 25939900
E-mail info@unsw.com.hk
Web www.hongkong.unsw.edu.au

The university occupies a premier position in the Asia-Pacific as a centre of innovative teaching and research. The Hong Kong office was opened in October 2000. Its purpose is to provide services to prospective students, alumni, visiting staff and other partners and business associates. UNSW has about 10,000 alumni of Hong Kong origin. The office also manages a part-time AGSM MBA programme in Hong Kong.

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