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11 Apr 2024

HKMU and HKIAA join forces to offer an academic programme with commercial pilot training, marking the first major collaboration between Hong Kong's first UAS and industry

Since 2022, HKMU has partnered with the HKIAA to offer a Bachelor of Business Administration with Honours in Aviation Services Management programme. Starting in the 2024/25 academic year, a new “Cadet Pilot” concentration will be introduced, allowing students to obtain a Commercial Pilot Licence in addition to their degree through the HKIAA's 14-month Cadet Pilot Programme, which comprises theoretical knowledge instruction in Hong Kong and flying training in the United States. In co-operation with various airlines, including Hong Kong Airlines, HK Express, Greater Bay Airlines and Hong Kong Air Cargo, the HKIAA will organise preliminary interviews for the students, who may be given priority consideration for a conditional job offer. The first batch of students is expected to commence their training in May 2025....

21 Mar 2024

HKMU becomes Hong Kong's first University of Applied Sciences with a commitment to promote the development of UASs

Hong Kong Metropolitan University (HKMU) today (21 March) received approval from the Education Bureau (EDB) to become Hong Kong's first University of Applied Sciences (UAS). The University welcomed the EDB's decision and pledged to play a pioneering role in enhancing recognition of vocational and professional education and training of UASs, in cooperation with the Government....






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