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Abbreviations for Degrees and other Academic Distinctions

Diplomas and Certificates


Advanced Diploma in Education — AdvDipEd
Advanced Diploma in Endodontics —AdvDipEndodont
Advanced Diploma in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery — AdvDipOMS
Advanced Diploma in Orthodontics — AdvDipOrth
Advanced Diploma in Paediatric Dentistry — AdvDipPaediatrDent
Advanced Diploma in Periodontology — AdvDipPeriodont
Advanced Diploma in Prosthodontics — AdvDipProsthodont
Advanced Diploma in Social Work — AdvDip(SocWk)
Diploma in Architecture — DipArch
Diploma in Chinese Language — DipChinLang
Diploma in Pharmacy — DipPharm
Foundation Diploma in Management — FDipM
Postgraduate Diploma in Building Services — PDipBS
Postgraduate Diploma in Child and Adolescent Health — PDipCAH
Postgraduate Diploma in Chinese Language Subject Knowledge for Graduate Teachers — PDipCLangSK
Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Research Methodology — PDipClinResMethodology
Postgraduate Diploma in Commercial Law —  PDipComL
Postgraduate Diploma in Common Law — PDipCL
Postgraduate Diploma in Community Geriatrics — PDipCommunityGeriatrics
Postgraduate Diploma in Community Psychological Medicine — PDipComPsychMed
Postgraduate Diploma in Conservation — PDip(Conservation)
Postgraduate Diploma in Construction Project Management — PDip(ConstProjectMan)
Postgraduate Diploma in Creative Writing in English — PDipCWEng
Postgraduate Diploma in Dental Materials Science — PDipDMS
Postgraduate Diploma in Dental Surgery — PDipDS
Postgraduate Diploma in Diagnosis and Therapeutics in Internal Medicine — PDipIntMed&Therapeutics
Postgraduate Diploma in Earth Sciences — PGDES
Postgraduate Diploma in Education — PGDE
Postgraduate Diploma in Engineering — PDipEng
Postgraduate Diploma in Engineering, in engineering disciplines as determined by the Senate from time to time
Postgraduate Diploma in English Studies — PDipES
Postgraduate Diploma in General Dental Surgery — PDipGDS
Postgraduate Diploma in Geographic Information Systems — PDipGIS
Postgraduate Diploma in Infectious Diseases — PDipID
Postgraduate Diploma in Information Technology and Intellectual Property Law — PDipIT&IPL
Postgraduate Diploma in Information Technology Law — PDipITL
Postgraduate Diploma in International Affairs — PDipIA
Postgraduate Diploma in International Arbitration and Dispute Settlement — PDipArb
Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism — PDipJ
Postgraduate Diploma in Laws — PDipLaws
Postgraduate Diploma in the Law of the People's Republic of China — PDipL(PRC)
Postgraduate Diploma in Molecular and Diagnostic Pathology — PDipMDPath
Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing — PDipNurs
Postgraduate Diploma in Psychological Medicine (Psychosis Studies) — PDipPsyMed
Postgraduate Diploma in Psycho-oncology — PDipPsycho-oncology
Postgraduate Diploma in Public Health — PDipPH
Postgraduate Diploma in Public Law — PDipPubL
Postgraduate 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 — PDipUrbanDesign
Certificate in Chinese Language — CertChinLang
Certificate in Health Economics — CertHealthEcon
Certificate in In-Service Education for Teachers — CertINSET
Certificate in Medical Sciences — CertMedSc
Certificate in School Counselling and Guidance — CertSCG
Certificate in Social Study — CertSocSt
Certificates in engineering subjects, as determined by the Senate from time to time
Hong Kong Common Professional Examination Certificate in Laws — HKCPECLL
Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Educational Studies — PCAdvEdStud
Postgraduate Certificate in Clinical Research Methodology — PCClinResMethodology
Postgraduate Certificate in Education — PCEd
Postgraduate Certificate in Laws — PCLL
Postgraduate Certificate in Molecular and Diagnostic Pathology — PCMDPath
Postgraduate Certificate in Psychological Medicine (Psychosis Studies) — PCPsyMed
Postgraduate Certificate in Psychology — PCPsych
Postgraduate Certificate in Psycho-oncology — PCPsycho-oncology
Postgraduate Certificate in Public Health — PCPH