ABBREVIATIONS FOR DEGREES AND OTHER ACADEMIC DISTINCTIONS

Bachelors Degrees

Bachelor of Accounting — BAccBachelor of Architecture — BArchBachelor of Arts — BABachelor of Arts in Architectural Studies — BA(ArchStud)Bachelor of Business Administration — BBABachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and Finance — BBA(Acc&Fin)Bachelor of Business Administration (Information Systems) — BBA(IS)Bachelor of Business Administration in International Business and Global Management — BBA(IBGM)Bachelor of Business Administration (Law) — BBA(Law)Bachelor of Chinese Medicine — BChinMedBachelor of Cognitive Science — BCogScBachelor of Criminal Justice — BCJBachelor of Dental Surgery — BDSBachelor of Economics — BEconBachelor of Economics and Finance — BEcon&FinBachelor of Education — BEdBachelor of Education in Language Education — BEd(LangEd)Bachelor of Education in Primary Education — BEd(PrimaryEd)Bachelor of Engineering — BEngBachelor of Engineering, in engineering disciplines as determined by the Senate from time to timeBachelor of Finance — BFinBachelor of Housing Management — BHousManBachelor of Journalism — BJBachelor of Laws — LLBBachelor of Management Studies — BMSBachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery — MBBSBachelor of Nursing — BNursBachelor of Pharmacy in Chinese Medicine — BPharm(ChinMed)Bachelor of Science — BScBachelor of Science in Actuarial Science — BSc(ActuarSc)Bachelor of Science in Applied Medical Sciences — BSc(ApplMedSc)Bachelor of Science in Bioinformatics — BSc(BioInf)Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences — BSc(BiomedSc)Bachelor of Science in Computer Science — BSc(CompSc)Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Information Systems — BSc(CSIS)Bachelor of Science in Computer Studies — BSc(CompStud)Bachelor of Science in Engineering — BSc(Eng)Bachelor of Science in Information Management —BSc(IM)Bachelor of Science in Nursing Studies — BSc(NursStud)Bachelor of Science in Quantity Surveying — BSc(QS)Bachelor of Science in Speech and Hearing Sciences — BSc(Sp&HearSc)Bachelor of Science in Sports Science and Leisure Management — BSc(SSLM)Bachelor of Science in Surveying — BSc(Surv)Bachelor of Social Sciences — BSocScBachelor of Social Sciences (Government and Laws) — BSocSc(Govt&Laws)Bachelor of Social Work — BSWBachelor of Traditional Chinese Medicine — BTCM

Abbreviations for Degrees and other Academic Distinctions

Masters DegreesMaster of Architecture — MArchMaster of Arts — MAMaster of Arts in Applied Linguistics — MA(AppliedLinguistics)Master of Arts in Transport Policy and Planning — MA(TranspPol&Plan)Master of Buddhist Studies — MBuddhStudMaster of Business Administration — MBAMaster of Business Administration (International) — IMBAMaster of Chinese Medicine in Acupuncture and Moxibustion — MChinMed(Acup&Mox)Master of Common Law — MCLMaster of Dental Surgery — MDSMaster of Economics — MEconMaster of Education — MEdMaster of Finance — MFinMaster of Financial Engineering — MFEMaster of Geographic Information Systems — MGISMaster of Housing Management — MHousManMaster of International and Public Affairs — MIPAMaster of Journalism — MJMaster of Landscape Architecture — MLAMaster of Laws — LLMMaster of Laws, in law disciplines as determined by the Senate from time to timeMaster of Medical Sciences — MMedScMaster of Nursing — MNursMaster of Nursing in Advanced Practice — MNMaster of Orthodontics — MOrthMaster of Philosophy — MPhilMaster of Public Administration — MPAMaster of Public Administration (International) — IMPAMaster of Public Health — MPHMaster of Research in Medicine — MRes(Med)Master of Science — MScMaster of Science in Audiology — MSc(Audiology)Master of Science in Computer Science — MSc(CompSc)Master of Science in Conservation — MSc(Conservation)Master of Science in Construction Project Management — MSc(ConstProjectMan)Master of Science in Dental Materials Science — MSc(DMS)Master of Science in Electronic Commerce and Internet Computing — MSc(ECom&IComp)Master of Science in Engineering — MSc(Eng)Master of Science in Engineering, in engineering disciplines as determined by the Senate from time to timeMaster of Science in Environmental Management — MSc(EnvMan)Master of Science in Global Business Management and E-Commerce — MSc(GBM&ECom)Master of Science in Information Technology in Education — MSc(ITE)Master of Science in Interdisciplinary Design and Management — MSc(IDM)Master of Science in Library and Information Management — MSc(LIM)Master of Science in Real Estate — MSc(RealEst)Master of Science in Real Estate Development — MSc(RealEstDev)Master of Science in Sports Science — MSc(SportsScience)Master of Science in Urban Planning — MSc(UrbanPlanning)Master of Social Sciences — MSocScMaster of Social Service Management — MSSMMaster of Social Work — MSWMaster of Statistics — MStatMaster of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Acupuncture and Moxibustion — MTCMMaster of Urban Design — MUrbanDesign

Doctors Degrees

Doctor of Education — EdDDoctor of Laws — LLDDoctor of Legal Science — SJDDoctor of Letters — DLittDoctor of Medicine — MDDoctor of Philosophy — PhDDoctor of Psychology — PsyDDoctor of Science — DScDoctor of Social Sciences — DSocScMaster of Surgery — MS

Honorary Degrees

Doctor of Divinity honoris causa— DD honoris causaDoctor of Laws honoris causa— LLD honoris causaDoctor of Letters honoris causa— DLitt honoris causaDoctor of Science honoris causa— DSc honoris causaDoctor of Social Sciences honoris causa— DSocSc honoris causa

Diplomas and Certificates

Advanced Diploma in Education — AdvDipEdAdvanced Diploma in Endodontics —AdvDipEndodontAdvanced Diploma in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery — AdvDipOMSAdvanced Diploma in Orthodontics — AdvDipOrthAdvanced Diploma in Paediatric Dentistry — AdvDipPaediatrDentAdvanced Diploma in Periodontology — AdvDipPeriodontAdvanced Diploma in Prosthodontics — AdvDipProsthodontAdvanced Diploma in Social Work — AdvDip(SocWk)Diploma in Architecture — DipArchDiploma in Chinese Language — DipChinLangDiploma in Pharmacy — DipPharmFoundation Diploma in Management — FDipMPostgraduate Diploma in Building Services — PDipBSPostgraduate Diploma in Child and Adolescent Health — PDipCAHPostgraduate Diploma in Chinese Language Subject Knowledge for Graduate Teachers — PDipCLangSKPostgraduate Diploma in Clinical Research Methodology — PDipClinResMethodologyPostgraduate Diploma in Commercial Law — PDipComLPostgraduate Diploma in Common Law — PDipCLPostgraduate Diploma in Community Geriatrics — PDipCommunityGeriatricsPostgraduate Diploma in Community Psychological Medicine — PDipComPsychMedPostgraduate Diploma in Conservation — PDip(Conservation)Postgraduate Diploma in Construction Project Management — PDip(ConstProjectMan)Postgraduate Diploma in Creative Writing in English — PDipCWEngPostgraduate Diploma in Dental Materials Science — PDipDMSPostgraduate Diploma in Dental Surgery — PDipDSPostgraduate Diploma in Education — PGDEPostgraduate Diploma in Engineering — PDipEngPostgraduate Diploma in Engineering, in engineering disciplines as determined by the Senate from time to time

Abbreviations for Degrees and other Academic Distinctions

Postgraduate Diploma in English Studies — PDipESPostgraduate Diploma in General Dental Surgery — PDipGDSPostgraduate Diploma in Geographic Information Systems — PDipGISPostgraduate Diploma in Infectious Diseases — PDipIDPostgraduate Diploma in Information Technology and Intellectual Property Law — PDipIT&IPLPostgraduate Diploma in Information Technology Law — PDipITLPostgraduate Diploma in International Affairs — PDipIAPostgraduate Diploma in International Arbitration and Dispute Settlement — PDipArbPostgraduate Diploma in Journalism — PDipJPostgraduate Diploma in Laws — PDipLawsPostgraduate Diploma in the Law of the People’s Republic of China — PDipL(PRC)Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing — PDipNursPostgraduate Diploma in Psycho-oncology — PDipPsycho-oncologyPostgraduate Diploma in Public Health — PDipPHPostgraduate Diploma in Public Law — PDipPubLPostgraduate Diploma in Science (Computer Science) — PDipSc(CompSc)Postgraduate Diploma in Science (Electronic Commerce and Internet Computing) —PDipSc(ECom&IComp)Postgraduate Diploma in Surveying (Quantity Surveying) — PDipSurv(QuantSurv)Postgraduate Diploma in Surveying (Real Estate Development) — PDipSurv(RealEstDev)Postgraduate Diploma in Urban Design — PDipUrbanDesignCertificate in Chinese Language — CertChinLangCertificate in Health Economics — CertHealthEconCertificate in In-Service Education for Teachers — CertINSETCertificate in Medical Sciences — CertMedScCertificate in School Counselling and Guidance — CertSCGCertificate in Social Study — CertSocStCertificates in engineering subjects, as determined by the Senate from time to timeHong Kong Common Professional Examination Certificate in Laws — HKCPECLLPostgraduate Certificate in Advanced Educational Studies — PCAdvEdStudPostgraduate Certificate in Clinical Research Methodology — PCClinResMethodologyPostgraduate Certificate in Education — PCEdPostgraduate Certificate in Laws — PCLLPostgraduate Certificate in Psychology —PCPsychPostgraduate Certificate in Psycho-oncology — PCPsycho-oncologyPostgraduate Certificate in Public Health — PCPH