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Hospitality, Tourism & Events

Hospitality, Tourism & Events

The School offers a series of academic programmes to meet the ever-growing manpower needs and increasing professionalism of the hospitality, tourism and events sectors since 2002. Our practical teaching approach and comprehensive industry-based content provide students with a unique opportunity to prepare for the challenges and opportunities ahead. Multi-layered pathways, various study duration and specialism enable individuals to enrol in suitable programmes on the basis of their prior academic background, interests and industry experience.

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As Asia's events capital and leading meetings and convention destination, Hong Kong plays host to a fascinating array of exciting events. The event industry is one of the fastest growing service sectors in both Hong Kong and globally. Businesses have been investing more in events to engage more customers, and hence increasing the demand for well-qualified event professionals.

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Start To be advised
Duration 2 months
Fee HK$7000

PROGRAMME OBJECTIVES

This programme aims to meet the continuing education and professional development needs of those who are currently working in the event management field or those who have aspirations in organizing events for their future careers. 
PT
Start To be advised
Duration 4 months
Fee HK$13000
This programme aims to meet the continuing education and professional development needs of those who are currently working in the event management field or those who have aspirations in organizing events for their future careers. 
PT
Start To be advised
Duration 2 months
Fee HK$7000
Edinburgh Napier University, United Kingdom
This Honour degree part-time programme, leading to the Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) in International Festival & Event Management, is offered by HKU SPACE in collaboration with the Edinburgh Napier University. It is designed to equip students how to plan, design, market, operate and develop events, as well as how these events can be used to help local economies and communities.

It is a fully-accredited undergraduate degree in the United Kingdom. On completion of the studies, graduates will be awarded the Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) in International Festival & Event Management, which is identical to the one awarded to the students in the Edinburgh Napier University in the United Kingdom. 
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Start 10 OCT 2022 (MON)
Duration 2 years
Fee Honours Award: HK$162,000 per programme
Ordinary Award: HK$ 81,000 per programme

*The tuition fee is reviewed annually and is subject to change without prior notice.

PROGRAMME OBJECTIVES

The programme aims to produce graduates who are broadly informed about all aspects of the nature and operation of the hospitality industry and its inter-relationship with the broader social, cultural and economic context. Graduates are able to display originality and inventiveness, and are capable of independent and entrepreneurial thinking. This programme also imparts an in-depth knowledge of the theoretical and technical aspects of management of a variety of hospitality industry business operations to students; and they are nurtured to have customer-focused mindset and cross-cultural skills and knowledge to work in multi-cultural environments.

PT
Start 11 JUL 2022 (MON)
Duration 22 months
Fee *HK$4,740 per module (2 modules per semester: *HK$9,480, Total programme fee : *HK$47,400)
(*The tuition fee is reviewed annually and is subject to change without prior notice.)


PROGRAMME OBJECTIVES

The programme aims to provide a broad overview of the structure of the live entertainment, festival and event industry and meet the continuing professional development needs of people who are currently or intend to work in the live entertainment industry, in festival and event management, private and public agencies. The programme’s emphasis is on live entertainment, festivals and events as a business and its marketing strategies, programming, operations, budgeting, facility management, and so on.
PT
Start 11 JUL 2022 (MON)
Duration 22 months
Fee *HK$4,740 per module (2 modules per semester: *HK$9,480, Total programme fee : *HK$47,400)
(*The tuition fee is reviewed annually and is subject to change without prior notice.)

PROGRAMME OBJECTIVES

The programme aims to meet the continuing professional development needs of people who are currently working in the M.I.C.E. industry, in event management, advertising and public agencies, or for those who have career aspirations in the M.I.C.E. and Event Management fields. This programme aims to introduce students a wide range of skills and techniques in event planning, promotion, operation and management. Students will learn how to collaborate with different stakeholders in relation to event venues, event facilities, food and beverage, marketing communication, and event technology.

PT
Start 11 JUL 2022 (MON)
Duration 22 months
Fee *HK$4,740 per module (2 modules per semester: *HK$9,480, Total programme fee : *HK$47,400)
(*The tuition fee is reviewed annually and is subject to change without prior notice.)

PROGRAMME OBJECTIVES

The programme aims to introduce an expanding field of customer experience management in the travel and tourism industry. Customer experience has become a critical differentiator in today’s competitive market environment, tourism and travel service companies can strengthen their brand preference and improve customer loyalty and satisfaction through valued and memorable customer interactions. This programme imparts an in-depth knowledge and understanding of guest relationship management, cross-cultural management, and people management in a variety of tourism and travel service business operations to students.   

PT
Start 11 JUL 2022 (MON)
Duration 22 months
Fee *HK$4,740 per module (2 modules per semester: *HK$9,480, Total programme fee : *HK$47,400)
(*The tuition fee is reviewed annually and is subject to change without prior notice.)

PROGRAMME OBJECTIVE

This programme aims to develop students’ understanding of live entertainment business from local, regional and international perspectives. This programme also enable students to gain an overview of business environment of this fast-changing industry, including discover the motivation and satisfaction of live entertainment participants, how to design and coordinate the productions of live entertainment events to fit the target guideline, how to manage different stakeholders internally and how to manage the marketing of an live entertainment event externally. The students will learn the contemporary topics with up-to-date knowledge, including future event production and live entertainment, future growth of live entertainment business and its external Impacts

PT
Start 11 JUL 2022 (MON)
Duration 39 hours
Fee HK$5,200 per programme
(*The tuition fee is reviewed annually and is subject to change without prior notice.)

PROGRAMME OBJECTIVE

This programme aims to equip hospitality leaders with a solid knowledge of the management in food and beverages administration and other related products in hotel banqueting and catering in the workplace. It covers basic knowledge of bar management in operations and the advantages and disadvantages of franchise business. Upon the completion of the programme, students will be able to handle different customer service scenarios, draft training plan in restaurant operations and the planning of staff development in food and beverage. This programme develops students’ managerial skills needed in both food and beverage as well as hospitality industries for applying in their workplace or further study. 

PT
Start 11 JUL 2022 (MON)
Duration 39 hours
Fee HK$5,200 per programme
(*The tuition fee is reviewed annually and is subject to change without prior notice.)