With the goal of developing the next generation of Sport and Recreation industry professionals, Hong Kong, China Rugby (HKCR) have partnered with the University of Sunderland in Hong Kong, and in collaboration with Kai Tak Sports Initiative (Community Project by Kai Tak Sports Park), to deliver the Pearson BTEC Higher National Diploma in Sport.
In addition to being internationally recognised for organising the Cathay/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens, HKCR are leaders in delivering community sports programmes. This unique Higher National Diploma in Sport will give students a high-quality tertiary education combined with practical experience and networking opportunities that lead to real-world outcomes.
BTEC is one of the world’s most recognised applied learning brands, engaging students in practical, interpersonal, and thinking skills for more than thirty years. Pearson BTEC Higher Nationals are designed to help students secure the knowledge, skills and behaviours needed to succeed in the workplace.
The purpose of the Pearson BTEC Higher National Diploma in Sport is to develop students as professional, self-reflecting individuals with an opportunity to work within many areas of the Sport and Recreation industry, including Sports Development, Health and Fitness Management, Sports Facility Management, and Outdoor Adventure Management.
In addition, graduating students will be eligible for Senior Year Admissions (3rd year entry) to numerous sports related bachelor’s degrees offered at various tertiary institutions throughout Hong Kong. Extensive progression routes to Bachelor’s degree at University include the University of Sunderland, local institutes via the Non-Jupas path and other overseas institutes.