FHDARM Higher Diploma in Aviation and Ramp Management

Li Ka Shing School of Professional and Continuing Education (LiPACE) Higher Diploma / Diploma Programmes FHDARM Higher Diploma in Aviation and Ramp Management
Training manpower for
HK's airport ramp services

Mode of Study


Medium of Instruction

Except for Chinese language courses, lectures will be conducted in English (supplemented with Chinese as appropriate) and teaching notes and course assessments are in English.


2 Years Full-time

Supported by




2022-2023 Intake
[Local Students]

  Tuition Fee Per Year
Subsidy from SSSDP ^
Actual Tuition Fee*
Year 1 $62,740 -$22,120 $40,620
Year 2 $62,740 -$22,120 $40,620


^ This programme is subsidized by the government under the Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions/Sectors (SSSDP). In academic year 2022/23, local students enrolling in the subsidized places of the programme will receive an annual subsidy up to $22,120.

* Tuition fees will be paid in 2 equal installments, i.e., HK$20,310 each semester


[Non-local Students]
Total Fees (for 2 years): HK$164,080
(Paid in 4 equal semester installments, HK$41,020 each)


  • Professional subjects are taught jointly by the University lecturers and industry partner (Hong Kong International Aviation Academy), and industry partner also provides internship opportunities.
  • Not less than 400 hours of Work-integrated learning
  • Leads to full-time employment for students who excelled in the internship
  • Broad exposure to knowledge about aviation services and tourism industry, multiple articulation pathways provided for further study
  • Students will learn about key aspects of ramp services, including:
    • Airfield Operations and Management
    • Baggage Operations and Management
    • Aircraft Dispatch and Weight Balance
  • Avenue for graduates to work in HK's flourishing aviation industry

  • HK International Airport (HKIA) is the World's top Cargo Airport, servicing 73 million passengers annually to and from 220 destinations worldwide, and involving more than 100 airlines

  • Good job prospects, more opportunities will be provided by the HK-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge (HZMB) Transfer Terminal at HKIA in 2022 and the completion of the 3rd Airport Runway in 2022 and the entire 3 Runway System (3RS) in 2024

Programme Information
Entry Requirement
Programme Structure
Articulation Pathways
Career Prospect
Professional Advisor
Co-Teaching by Industry Trainers
Work-integrated Learning, Visits and Career Talks
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