Higher Diploma in Tourism and MICE

Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (IVE)
Hong Kong
Qualification
Diploma
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
2 years
Intakes
September
Total tuition fee (local)
Contact the university / college
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 14,167

About this course

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. The programme also offers industrial attachment in MICE or event-related organisations to students so that they can gain working experiences in the real workplace environment.

This programme is designed with an emphasis on 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

  • Introduction to Tourism
  • Introduction to Hotel and Accommodation Industry
  • Dining Cultures and Etiquette
  • Introduction to Event Tourism
  • Customer Service Fundamentals
  • Fundamental Business Studies for Hospitality
  • English & Communication : Workplace Interaction
  • Vocational Chinese Communication : Putonghua Conversation and Reports
  • Whole Person Development : Self-efficacy Enhancement
  • IT Essentials - Services

Semester 2

Higher Diploma in Tourism and MICE (Travel Industry Management)

  • Airline Industry and Operations
  • Destination Studies
  • Tourism Cultural Dimensions
  • Professional Tour Guiding Practices
  • Professional Tour Escorting Practices
  • Tourism Website Design and Implementation
  • Hospitality Management (A)
  • Hospitality Business Marketing
  • Law & Ethics for the Hospitality Industry
  • English & Communication : Workplace Correspondence
  • Whole Person Development : SMART in Action

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

  • Event Facilities Management
  • MICE Catering Service Planning
  • Professional Tour Escorting Practices
  • Tourism Cultural Dimensions
  • Tourism Website Design and Implementation
  • Industrial Attachment#
  • Hospitality Management (A)
  • Hospitality Business Marketing
  • Law & Ethics for the Hospitality Industry
  • English & Communication : Workplace Correspondence
  • Whole Person Development : SMART in Action

Semester 3

Higher Diploma in Tourism and MICE (Travel Industry Management)

  • Air Reservation Practices
  • Corporate Travel and Agency Operations
  • Industrial Attachment
  • English & Communication : Reports
  • Whole Person Development : Global Vision

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

  • Online Event Registration Services
  • Tourism Event Planning and Management
  • Event Security and Risk Management
  • Event Venue Design and Technology
  • Tourism Transport
  • English & Communication : Reports
  • Whole Person Development : Global Vision

Semester 4

Higher Diploma in Tourism and MICE (Travel Industry Management)

  • Cruise Industry and Land Transport
  • Fare Calculation Principles
  • Travel Product Development and Tour Planning
  • Sustainable Tourism Management
  • Tourism Crisis Management
  • Hospitality Managerial Accounting
  • Hospitality Human Resources Operations
  • English & Communication : Persuasive Presentations
  • Vocational Chinese Communication : Putonghua Presentations and Promotional Text Writing

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

  • Convention and Exhibition Planning and Management
  • Virtual Tour Technology
  • Incentive Travel Planning and Management
  • Hospitality Managerial Accounting
  • Hospitality Human Resources Operations
  • English & Communication : Persuasive Presentations
  • Vocational Chinese Communication : Putonghua Presentations and Promotional Text Writing

Semester 5

Higher Diploma in Tourism and MICE (Travel Industry Management)

  • Air Tariff and Ticketing
  • Attractions Management
  • Tourism Project
  • Virtual Tour Technology
  • English & Communication : Promotional Materials
  • Whole Person Development : Integrated Career Development
  • Enrichment Module
  • Elective Modules* (2 out of 4)

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

  • Event Promotions and Public Relations
  • Event Services and Operations
  • Event Project
  • English & Communication : Promotional Materials
  • Whole Person Development : Integrated Career Development
  • Enrichment Module
  • Elective Modules* (2 out of 4)

*Elective Modules

  • Hospitality Financial Management
  • Hospitality Human Resource Management
  • Hospitality Marketing Management
  • Hospitality Management (B)

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