School of Professional Education and Executive Development (SPEED)

Organisation profile

Organisation profile

The School of Professional Education and Executive Development (SPEED) was established by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) in 1999. PolyU SPEED, along with Hong Kong Community College (HKCC), is a unit under the College of Professional and Continuing Education (CPCE).

PolyU SPEED offers a wide range of quality self-financed articulation degree programmes (also known as top-up degree programmes) in two-year full-time mode and four-year part-time mode, encompassing the field of business and other professional areas.  Graduates will be conferred PolyU-SPEED awards. PolyU SPEED has developed collaborations with Northumbria University’s Newcastle Business School and the University of London to offer articulation degree programmes and preparatory law courses respectively in Hong Kong. In addition, PolyU SPEED also offers continuing education courses on specialised subjects to working professionals.

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production


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