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Tourism and Events Management, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #91 (QS) Hong Kong, Hong Kong (SAR)
The BSc (Hons) in Tourism and Events Management programme at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University  combines the theory and practice of business tourism with a customer-service orientation to produce graduates who can take up a variety of tourism and events industry positions. 

Overview

Graduates can progress rapidly to management level positions within this sector.  

This multidisciplinary Tourism and Events Management programme at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University prepares students for careers at the management level in the tourism and events sector, and in broader service industries, either locally or internationally.  

Students learn to be customer-focused, analytical and independent, and at the same time develop communication and leadership skills.  They also gain a global perspective to meet the growing challenges faced in the dynamic tourism and events industry.

Programme Aims & Learning Outcomes

  • (1) To ensure the all-round education and development of School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM) graduates;
  • (2) To develop graduates who can contribute to the operations and management of tourism, events, conventions and exhibitions, and/or related service businesses or organisations in an efficient, effective and sustainable way;
  • (3) To offer a multi-disciplinary education, which will equip students with the professional knowledge and skills needed for a broad range of complex, managerial and specialised work activities in the tourism, events, convention and exhibition industry; and
  • (4) To develop graduates who can significantly contribute to the total quality service delivery to tourism, events, conventions and exhibitions, and service-related customers.

Career Prospects

After some years of experience, BSc(Hons) in Tourism and Events Management graduates will be qualified for management positions in tourism, events, convention and exhibition and broader service sectors, depending on their chosen Career Track, Minor and/or Free Electives taken.  

Tourism and Events management graduates are well prepared for opportunities in the travel and tourism related sector including those in tourist attraction administration, local and overseas national tourism offices, destination management companies, convention and exhibition organisers, professional meeting planners, museums and historic sites, recreation sites, theme parks, airlines, airports, ground transportation and car rental companies, cruise ships, tour operators, travel agents and professional tourism organisations. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    124 alternative credits

    plus 6 training credits of Work-Integrated Education and 1 training credit of Professional Development

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Freshman Seminar,
  • Leadership and Intra-personal Development
  • Healthy Lifestyle 
  • Language and Communication Requirement

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • GCE A-level / International A-level: GCE Advanced Level or International Advanced Level with passes in 3 AL, OR 2 AL and 2 AS, subjects
  • International Baccalaureate (IB): A minimum score of 24 with at least grade 4 in 2 Higher Level subjects
  • SAT Reasoning Test/ACT/Advanced Placement Test: A High School (Graduation) Diploma and any one of the following: a total score of 1190 in the SAT Reasoning Test; or an American College Test (ACT) composite score of 24; AND grade 3 in two Advanced Placement (AP) subjects; or a score of 600 in two SAT Subject Tests

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18000 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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HK$140,000 

Living costs for Hong Kong

  • 13720 - 23420 HKD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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