Officially formed by PolyU in 1999, the School of Professional Education and Executive Development (SPEED) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has been actively developing and delivering a wide range of professionally-oriented programmes that are relevant to individual advancement and wider socio-economic needs. PolyU SPEED offers a diversity of quality top-up honours degree programmes leading to PolyU-SPEED and PolyU awards in full-time and part-time study modes. In addition, PolyU SPEED brings in programmes leading to a comprehensive range of overseas academic awards, including preparatory courses to internationally coveted law degrees. PolyU SPEED also offers a wide array of short courses to provide learning opportunities to individuals for enhancing personal competitiveness and career advancement.