Programme Content






Preparing for a career as a professional sports coach?  This programme prepares you to work in a performance or participation role, in schools, governing bodies of sport, professional sports clubs, or commercial sport and activity settings.  You will benefit from a teaching team that combines active coaching, coach education, coach employment and coach development experience.



Enterprise in Sport Coaching 
Coaching Children and Young People 
Talent Development 
International Sport Coaching 
Project in Sport 



Coursework and project



QF Level

QF Level : Level 5
QR Registration No. : 15/002711/L5 
Validity Period : 01/09/2015 - 31/08/2025 

This programme is accredited by HKCAAVQ at HKQF Level 5.  This accreditation status enhances students’ employment and further studies opportunities, as well as access to financial assistance.

  • Degree qualifications pitched at QF Level 5 are formally recognised by the HKSAR Government for employment purposes within the Civil Service for graduate posts.

Further Studies
  • Having been recognised at QF Level 5, this top-up degree programme meets the standard of locally-accredited bachelor's degree programmes. Upon graduation, students may pursue their further studies at Master’s degree level.

Financial Assistance and Scholarships



Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

  • Holders of Higher Diploma in Sports Coaching awarded by VTC. 

  • Other qualifications of Higher Diploma or Associate Degree in relevant subject areas (such as (a) Sport and Recreation Studies and (b) Sport Coaching and Sport Performance) or experience will be considered through qualification mapping on a case-by-case basis. 

  • Shortlisted applicants via non-feeder admission to the Programme will be required to attend an interview. 


English Proficiency Requirements

  • An overall band score of 6.0 in IELTS or equivalent. 

  • VTC Higher Diploma graduates are exempted from the English proficiency requirements.


Fees & Funding

Fees & Funding


Application Fee : HK$200
Registration Fee : HK$3,500
Tuition Fee : HK$72,300 by 2 instalments 

 (NMTSS: The annual subsidy amount for the 2022/23 academic year is up to HK$33,200 for an eligible full-time student)

FT students eligible for NMTSS and awarded the Government Scholarship – Self-financing Post-secondary
Scholarship Scheme (SPSS) – Outstanding Performance Scholarship (OPS)
* can reimburse full tuition fee
(i.e. Tuition Fee HK$72,300 - NMTSS HK$33,200 -  OPS HK$40,000) for this programme*.


* Eligible students for NMTSS only need to pay the tuition fee net of NMTSS. After admission, students with outstanding academic performance at sub-degree level will be nominated for OPS and the awardees will receive the scholarship around July/August next year. The disbursement of subsidy (NMTSS) and the award of OPS will be subject to the final approval by The Education Bureau (EDB) of the Government of the HKSAR.




Programme Co-ordinator

Dr. Michael Lam

Tel. no.

2595 2612




General Enquiries

Mr. Yo Pun

Tel. no.

2595 2762 


Registration No. : 252564. It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognise any qualification to which this course may lead.