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Fifteen Programmes Accredited at QF Level 5

FIFTEEN full-time undergraduate programmes are locally accredited at HKQF Level 5 

Fifiteen of the full-time undergraduate programmes at the International College have been accredited by Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications (HKCAAVQ) as locally accredited degree programmes to reach HKQF Level 5, which is equivalent to the standing of bachelor’s degrees offered by local universities in Hong Kong. Full-time students enrolled in these programmes, aged 25 or below, are eligible to apply for the HKSAR Government’s grants and low interest loans, i.e. FASP and NLSPS.

The eighteen programmes are as follows:

Awarding University Programme

The University of Hull


BSc (Hons) Accounting
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Marketing
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Marketing and Management
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Criminology
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Criminology with Psychology
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Criminology and Sociology
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Sociology

University of London

BSc Banking and Finance
BSc Accounting and Finance
BSc Business and Management

BSc Economics and Management

University of Northumbria at Newcastle Bachelor of Science (Honours) Sport Management

University of Plymouth

Bachelor of Science (Honours) Business Management
Bachelor of Science (Honours) Tourism Management
Bachelor of Science (Honours) Hospitality Management 


For details of QF Level, QR Registration Number and Validity Period of the programmes, please visit individual programme page or

These are exempted courses under the Non-local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance. It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognise any qualification to which these courses may lead.