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Associate in Business (Tourism Management)
Programme Code: 8C108-TM
Programme Leader: CHAN, Benny Man-leong 陳文亮
Assistant Programme Leader: LAU, Chammy Yan-lam 劉恩臨

Admission Score for this programme (2017/18 Cohort):
14.54 (Average); 21 (Maximum)

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What is this programme about?

Why this programme?

Articulation rate nearly 86% in 2017
Guest talks by tourism experts ...

Graduate sharing

My most memorable experience during my study at HKCC was participating in the HATA Annual Overseas Convention ...

Why this programme?

  • Articulation rate nearly 86% in 2017
  • Guest talks by tourism experts
  • Programme and subject related field trips, familiarisation tours and visits
  • Internship opportunities in travel agencies, attractions, theme parks, and professional associations, etc.
  • Opportunities to join overseas professional conventions and study tours

 

Taught by experienced and certified tourism educators who have close connections with travel industry practitioners, this programme will enable you to acquire the latest information on the tourism industry and receive training in the competencies - knowledge, skills and attitude - required by the tourism industry.

What will I learn?

Curriculum Structure
You are required to take, in two years, 20 - 21 subjects in total, ...

Where will I go after HKCC?

Articulation Track Record of Graduates
More than 120 local and overseas bachelor's degree ...

What will I learn?

Curriculum Structure

 

You are required to take, in two years, 20 - 21 subjects in total, comprising 12 - 13 General Education Subjects and 8 Discipline-specific Subjects.

 

General Education Subjects

 

8 Compulsory Subjects

 

  • Academic English (Business) I OR English for Academic Studies (Business) I
  • Academic English (Business) II OR English for Academic Studies (Business) II
  • Chinese Communication for College Students@ OR Elementary Chinese~
  • Creative and Critical Thinking
  • Information Technology for Business
  • Introduction to Economics
  • Managing Organisations
  • Mathematics and Statistics for College Students

 

@Taught in Putonghua
~Students who are non-Chinese speakers, or whose Chinese standards are at junior secondary level or below are required to take this subject.

 

4 - 5 Elective Subjects*# (from the following cluster areas)

 

  • Community, Organisation and Globalisation
  • History, Cultures and World Views
  • Human Nature, Relations and Development
  • Language and Communication
  • Science, Technology and Environment

 

*Students with Level 3 or above in any one HKDSE subject (other than English) only need to take four General Education elective subjects.

 

For the full list of more than 50 General Education subjects, please click here.

 

Discipline-specific Subjects

 

6 Compulsory Subjects

 

  • Attractions Management
  • Financial Accounting
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Introduction to Tourism
  • Tourism and Transport
  • Travel Agency Operations

 

2 Elective Subjects# (from the following subject domains)

 

  • Accounting
  • Banking and Financial Services
  • China Business
  • Event Management
  • Finance and Economics
  • Hospitality
  • Human Resources
  • International Business
  • Logistics
  • Management and Organisations
  • Marketing
  • Service Management
  • Tourism 

 

#Offering of individual elective subjects is subject to resources and quota availability.

 
Intended Learning Outcomes
 
Upon successful completion of this programme, graduates will be able to achieve its intended learning outcomes. For details, please click here.
 

Where will I go after HKCC?

Articulation Track Record of Graduates

 

More than 120 local and overseas bachelor's degree programmes have admitted graduates from HKCC's Associate Degree Scheme in Business. For the articulation track record of graduates, please click here.

 

Career Prospects

 

  • Airlines 
  • Attractions 
  • Convention and Event Planning 
  • Cruise Companies 
  • Hotel and Resorts 
  • National Tourism Organisation 
  • Recreation and Leisure 
  • Theme Parks 
  • Tour Operators and Travel Agencies 
  • Tourism Education and Research
  • Tourist Offices and Information Centres 
  • Travel Communications 
 
Among the employed graduates of this programme in 2017, 100% found a job within 3 months after graduation.
 
Source: HKCC Graduate Survey 2017 (figures as of 6 October 2017)