Diploma Yi Jin

The Diploma Yi Jin programme provides an alternative pathway for secondary 6 school leavers to obtain a formal qualification for the purposes of employment and further study.

The Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications has assessed and confirmed that the exit standard of the Diploma Yi Jin programme is deemed comparable to the attainment of Level 2 standard in five subjects including Chinese Language and English Language in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) Examination. For students who have satisfactorily completed the Maths Plus elective module, the exit standard of their Diploma Yi Jin is comparable to the attainment of Level 2 standard in five subjects including Chinese Language, English Language and Mathematics in the HKDSE Examination.

The Diploma Yi Jin is accepted by member institutions of The Federation for Self-financing Tertiary Education (FSTE) as meeting the admission criteria of their Associate Degree and Higher Diploma or equivalent programmes. For those students who have completed the Maths Plus elective module, the Diploma Yi Jin qualification obtained is accepted by the FSTE member institutions as meeting the admission criteria of programmes requiring the attainment of Level 2 standard in five subjects including Chinese Language, English Language and Mathematics in the HKDSE Examination.

The Diploma Yi Jin qualification is accepted by the Government as meeting the academic entry requirement of over 30 grades in the civil service which require Level 2 standard in five subjects including Chinese Language and English Language in the HKDSE Examination. For those students who have completed the Maths Plus elective module, the Diploma Yi Jin qualification obtained is also accepted by the Government as meeting the entry qualification of civil service grades requiring Level 2 standard in five subjects including Chinese Language, English Language and Mathematics in the HKDSE Examination.