Higher Diploma in Tourism and MICE

Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (IVE)
Hong Kong
Qualification
Advanced Diploma
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
2 years
Intakes
September
Total tuition fee (local)
Contact the university / college
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 15,033

About this course

Higher Diploma in Tourism and MICE (Travel Industry Management) :
This programme aims to facilitate students to pursue their careers in the tourism industry. Students will acquire their professional knowledge through a wide spectrum of related subjects, and develop their technical competence through practices in simulated travel agency and industrial attachment.

Higher Diploma in Tourism and MICE (MICE and Event Management) :
This programme aims to facilitate students to pursue their careers in the Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Exhibitions (MICE) industry. Students will acquire their professional knowledge through a wide spectrum of MICE-related subjects, and develop their technical competence through practices in industrial attachment at MICE-/event-related organisations.  Students can gain job experiences in the real workplace environment.

This programme is designed with an emphasis on practical job knowledge and skills, generic and language training, whole-person development and workplace experience to better prepare students for further studies and employment after graduation.

Entry Requirements

International Students:

  • Applicants with academic qualifications obtained in secondary or tertiary institutions outside Hong Kong will be assessed individually by the departments concerned.
  • IGCSE, GCE, International Baccalaureate (IB) or other overseas qualifications which are comparable with the required levels of the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education will be accepted.
  • IELTS overall score at 5 or equivalent

Curriculum

Semester 1 :

  • Customer Service Fundamentals
  • Dining Cultures and Etiquette
  • Foundation Business Studies for Hospitality
  • Introduction to Hotel and Accommodation Industry
  • Introduction to Tourism and Event Tourism
  • English & Communication : Workplace Interaction
  • Vocational Chinese Communication : Putonghua Conversation and Reports
  • Whole Person Development - Mindshift: Achieving Personal Growth & Effectiveness
  • Information Technology Essentials - Hospitality

Semester 2 :
Higher Diploma in Tourism and MICE (Travel Industry Management) :

  • Business and Leisure Travel Operations
  • Law & Ethics for the Hospitality Industry
  • Tour Guiding and Escorting Practices
  • Tourism Technology and Innovation
  • Tourist Destinations and Attractions
  • English & Communication : Workplace Correspondence
  • Whole Person Development - Collaboration, Teamwork & Social Engagement (Year Long Module across Sem 2 & 3)

Higher Diploma in Tourism and MICE (MICE and Event Management) :

  • Festivalisation in Event Tourism
  • Incentive Travel Planning and Escorting
  • Law & Ethics for the Hospitality Industry
  • MICE Catering Service Planning
  • Tourism Technology and Innovation
  • Tourism Transport
  • English & Communication : Workplace Correspondence
  • Whole Person Development - Collaboration, Teamwork & Social Engagement (Year Long Module across Sem 2 & 3)
  • Industrial Attachment#

Semester 3 :
Higher Diploma in Tourism and MICE (Travel Industry Management) :

  • Airline Geography and Reservation Practices
  • Tourism Cultural Dimensions
  • English & Communication : Persuasive Presentations
  • Whole Person Development - Collaboration, Teamwork & Social Engagement (Year Long Module across Sem 2 & 3)
  • Industrial Attachment#

Higher Diploma in Tourism and MICE (MICE and Event Management) :

  • Event Promotions and Public Relations
  • Event Venue Planning and Design
  • MICE and Event Technology
  • Tourism Cultural Dimensions
  • English & Communication : Persuasive Presentations
  • Whole Person Development - Collaboration, Teamwork & Social Engagement (Year Long Module across Sem 2 & 3)

Semester 4 :
Higher Diploma in Tourism and MICE (Travel Industry Management) :

  • Airline Industry and Operations
  • Cruise Industry and Land Transport
  • Fare Calculation Principles
  • Hospitality Accounting and Finance
  • Hospitality Marketing Management
  • Tourism Project (Year Long Module across Sem 4 & 5)
  • English & Communication : Reports
  • Vocational Chinese Communication : Putonghua Presentations and Promotional Text Writing

Higher Diploma in Tourism and MICE (MICE and Event Management) :

  • Event Project (Year Long Module across Sem 4 & 5)
  • Hospitality Accounting and Finance
  • Hospitality Marketing Management
  • Sustainable Convention and Exhibition Planning and Management
  • English & Communication : Reports
  • Vocational Chinese Communication : Putonghua Presentations and Promotional Text Writing

Semester 5 :
Higher Diploma in Tourism and MICE (Travel Industry Management) :

  • Air Tariff and Ticketing
  • Hospitality Human Resource Operation and Management
  • Hospitality Management
  • Sustainable Tourism Management
  • Tourism Project (Year Long Module across Sem 4 & 5)
  • English & Communication : Promotional Materials
  • Whole Person Development - Enhancing Competencies in the 21st Century Workplace
  • Enrichment Module

Higher Diploma in Tourism and MICE (MICE and Event Management) :

  • Event Project (Year Long Module across Sem 4 & 5)
  • Event Security and Risk Management
  • Event Services and Operations
  • Hospitality Human Resource Operation and Management
  • Hospitality Management
  • English & Communication : Promotional Materials
  • Whole Person Development - Enhancing Competencies in the 21st Century Workplace
  • Enrichment Module

# Industrial Attachment: All programmes in the Hospitality Discipline include compulsory industrial attachment. Industrial Attachment will be arranged in separated periods throughout Semester 2 to 5


Relevant work may involve shift duties and may take place during evenings, weekends or public holidays.

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