Programmes leading to PolyU Awards
|Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Tourism Management|
|Awarding Institution||The Hong Kong Polytechnic University|
|Programme Starting Date||05 Sep 2016|
|Aims and Objectives||The Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Tourism Management equips students with the necessary academic, operational and professional knowledge and skills to help them perform competently in various tourism industry contexts.|
The primary objectives of the programme are to:
• develop graduates who can contribute to the operations and management of a tourism, convention and event, hospitality and /or related service business or organisation in an efficient, effective, and sustainable way;
• offer a multi-disciplinary education, which equips students with the professional knowledge and skills for a broad range of complex, managerial and specialised work activities in the tourism, convention and event, and hotel industry; and
• develop graduates who can significantly contribute to the total quality service delivery to tourism, convention and event, and hospitality and service-related customers.
|Features||The Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Tourism Management is a conversion programme tailor-made to enable graduates of the Higher Diploma in Tourism Management or Higher Diploma in Hotel Management offered by the School of Hotel and Tourism Management, Associate Degree in Hospitality, Leisure Management or related fields, to upgrade their qualifications to degree status. This multidisciplinary programme prepares students for careers at the management level in the tourism and hospitality industry, either locally or internationally.|
This programme is offered by the School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM) of PolyU, and is administered by PolyU SPEED. Most of the classes will be held on PolyU Hung Hom Bay Campus and PolyU West Kowloon Campus.
Upon successful completion of the programme, the degree will be awarded by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
Programme details are available on the SHTM website http://hotelschool.shtm.polyu.edu.hk/eng/index.jsp.
|Normal Duration||2 years (Full-time mode)|
|Medium of Instruction||English (except for subjects with Chinese requirements)|
|Programme Leader||Dr Nelson Tsang BAdm, MPhil, PhD|