Advanced Diploma in Criminology


Over the years, Hong Kong has been proudly claiming that it is one of the safest and most stable cities in the world. However, the ever changing social structure (including family, peer pressure and personal values) will probably bring aboutmore complicated criminality in the community.

This Advanced Diploma programme will examine the causes of criminality from a theoretical and practical perspective. In addition, the course will look at the consequences of criminal behaviours and how such criminality impacts upon the criminal justice system. Such principles and knowledge will help law enforcement officers carry out their duties of law and order maintenance in a more professional manner, Similarly, those interested in pursuing criminological studies will find the curriculum beneficial.

This advanced diploma is certified by The Institute of Crisis and Risk Management, which recognizes the successful participant as a "Certified Private Criminology Associate (CPCA)". Upon successful completion of the course, a certificate will be issued by the Institute to recognize the participant as an associate.


Module one: M1 Criminology
Module two: M2 Criminal Law
Module three: M3 Crime Investigation

Language Medium

Chinese (Course Manuals will be in English)

Member Fee

HK$ 9,900 

Non-member Fee

HK$ 10,800  (
Group Discount
Group discount of HK$300 per person would be applicable when two or more applicants enrol at the same time (Member Fee: HK$9600; Non-member Fee: HK$10500). Applicants have to gather and hand in the forms in one time. Separate submission is not entitlted to group discount offer

Entry Requirements

- Secondary school graduates or equivalent;
- With one or more years of working experience in the related field

Application Period

The programme commences in January and May each year, and the application deadline is 2 weeks prior to the commencement date.



General Enquiry Hotline:
2774 8500 OR 2774 8501