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Higher Diploma in Event Management
Programme Code: 8C121-EM
Programme Leader: LAU, Danny Kin-wai 劉健威
Deputy/Assistant Programme Leader: HO, Pamela Sau-ying 何秀盈

Admission Score for this programme (2016/17 Cohort): 11-20
Click here to view admission score (2016/17 Cohort) for all programmes.

   

What is this programme about?

Why this programme?

Articulation rate over 89% in 2016
Meets the needs of promising new industries ...

Graduate sharing

My most unforgettable experience during my two-year study at HKCC was that I got a placement in Shangri-La Hotel ...

Why this programme?

  • Articulation rate over 89% in 2016
  • Meets the needs of promising new industries in Hong Kong, Macau and the Chinese mainland
  • Year-round internship opportunities supported by industries
  • Vocation-focused programme content

 

This programme aims to equip you with the professional attitude and the real-life knowledge and skills for embarking on careers related to exhibitions, conventions and conferences, and culture. Upon graduation, you will be competent to plan, promote, execute and monitor different business events.

What will I learn?

Curriculum Structure
You are required to take, in two years, 20 - 22 subjects in total, ...

Where will I go after HKCC?

Articulation Track Record of Graduates
More than 50 local bachelor's degree programmes ...

What will I learn?

Curriculum Structure

 

You are required to take, in two years, 20 - 22 subjects in total, comprising 5 – 7 General Education Subjects and 15 Discipline-specific Subjects.

 

General Education Subjects

 

3 - 4 Compulsory Subjects

 

  • Chinese Communication for College Students@ OR Elementary Chinese~
  • English for Academic Studies (Business) I
  • English for Academic Studies (Business) II
  • Practical English 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.
^Students with Level 3 or above in HKDSE English are exempted from taking this subject.

 

2 - 3 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 two General Education elective subjects.

 

For the full list of more than 15 General Education subjects, please click here.

 

Discipline-specific Subjects

 

12 Compulsory Subjects

 

  • Convention and Exhibition Operations
  • Corporate Event Operations
  • Event Sales and Marketing
  • Financial Accounting
  • Information Technology for Business
  • Introduction to Economics
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Managing Organisations
  • Mathematics and Statistics for College Students
  • Special Events Planning
  • The Events Industry
  • Venue Operations

 

3 Elective Subjects# (from the following subjects)

 

  • Advertising and Promotion
  • Business Law
  • Business Marketing
  • Business Putonghua
  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Cost Accounting
  • Food Service Operations
  • Fundamentals of Human Resources Management
  • Hotel Operations
  • Introduction to International Business
  • Introduction to Tourism
  • Marketing in China
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Service Management in Hospitality and Tourism Industry
  • Workplace Practicum

 

#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 50 local bachelor's degree programmes have admitted graduates from HKCC's Higher Diploma Scheme in Business. For the articulation track record of graduates, please click here.

 

Career Prospects

 

  • Convention and Exhibition Centres / Hotels
  • Corporate Event Personnel / Exhibitors
  • Exhibition Organising Companies