Professional Diploma for Company Secretaries

Professional Diploma for Company Secretaries


The work of a Company Secretary includes not only administrative duties, but also ensuring the compliance with regulation requirements and advising the directors on good corporate governance. The Diploma aims to equip participants with the competency to perform the demanding tasks by providing the professional knowledge and key skills essential to a Company Secretary, as well as opportunities to share practical experience and exchange ideas.

This programme is suitable for not only executives who are already taking up the responsibilities of a Company Secretary, but also those who are pursuing a career in the field of corporate administration and seeking advancement on a management level.

This programme commences in May and November each year, and the application deadline is normally two weeks prior to commencement date.

Talent Development Fund

Talent Development Fund: Now open for application. Successful applicant will be awarded $10,000. (Applicants must meet the requirements of the scheme. Only new application of the programmes are accepted and students are not allowed to apply fund for programmes which are currently enrolled.)


Information at a Glance


Commencement Date:

Deadline for New Application:

Tuition fee:


(Including an application fee of HK$250)

Medium of Instruction:


Mode of Instruction:

Brochure Timetable / Application


Programe Structure

This programme can be completed in ten months. It consists of six modules, with a diploma being awarded upon successful completion of the course.

  • Hong Kong Company Law
  • Financial Accounting
  • Corporate Administration
  • Hong Kong Taxation
  • Media Management
  • Corporate Finance

Advancement Path

Master’s Degrees
1. MBA (18 months) (English / Chinese Class) Reg. No. 252769
Glyndŵr University, UK
2. MBA (International Business) Reg. No. 252208
University of Greenwich, UK
3. MBA Reg. No. 252735
University of Wales Trinity Saint David, United Kingdom
Bachelor’s Degrees
1. BA (Hons) Business Studies (Business Studies / Digital Marketing / E-Business / Events Management / Finance / Human Resource Management / Logistics)
(1 year) Reg. No. 252020

University of Greenwich, UK
2. BA(Hons) (Human Resource Management / International Business / Global Marketing) / BSc(Hons) (Supply Chain Management with Logistics)
(1 year) Reg. No. 251921 / 251923 / 251920 / 251922

University of Huddersfield, UK
3. BA (Hons)(English / Chinese Class)
Business / Accounting and Finance
(3 years) Reg. No. 252613 / 252612

Glyndŵr University, UK
Professional Diploma for Company Secretaries (12 months)
Applicants can apply for exemptions for up to 2 modules of the programme before the programme commences. Application will not be accepted after the course has commenced. For details, please contact the Customer Service Department on 2774-8500.

Admission is on a competitive and individual basis entirely at the discretion of the respective universities. Admission criteria and procedures are set by them and are subject to change without prior notice. The Association does not give any warranty and will not accept any liability regarding the above.

It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognize any qualification to which these courses may lead.



Application fee: HK$250
Module fee: HK$3,680 each module (payable by 4 instalments)

Entry Requirements

Applicants should fulfil the following requirements:

  • hold a recognized academic degree or professional qualificaiton, and have at least 1 year of working experience; OR
  • be fully matriculated, and have at leaast 2 years of working experience; OR
  • be a secondary school graduate and have at least 3 years of working experience; AND
  • have a reasonable command of the English language


Course Details

Ms Vivian Yiu
Phone: 2774 8540

General Enquiry / Course Enrolment / Membership

Phone: 2774 8500 or 2774 8501
Email: /
Fax: 2365 1000

Payment Methods