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Introduction

This programme enables you to discover the roles that multi-purpose leisure and sporting venues play in the sector, graduating as an employable specialist with widely sought-after expertise.  You will learn specific skills needed to create memorable event experiences, demonstrating business value for employers and clients.
 

Programme Features

High ranking
SHU is ranked the 6th in the UK for Hospitality, Event Management and Tourism (The Guardian University Guide 2023).

Further studies
Some of our graduates have pursued relevant master’s degrees in local universities, such as Master in Sport and Leisure Management at the Hong Kong Baptist University.

 

Modules

Strategic Management

This module is constructed to ensure that all successful students will have a credible and broad grounding in the subject of strategic management in the context of international events, tourism and hospitality businesses. These are the skills and knowledge which when applied to the organisations in which you will work in the future will allow you to progress and develop your managerial careers.

Learning Through Mega and Major Events

The aim of this module is to provide you with the intellectual knowledge base and skills to critically analyse the learning/evaluation that takes place through the staging of mega/major events.

Leisure and Events Business Simulation

This module aims to provide you with a simulation of a complex real-world business management problem, to which you develop a realistic and innovative solution in a small group, based on the industry and management knowledge that you have developed over previous study.

Research Project

The module aims to engage students to identify a research question and to design and develop a research method to investigate this question presenting results in an academic research project format. Through a student-based approach to learning, you will develop and enhance several key skills and attributes which are important in your work life and future study.

Academic and Professional Development

The module introduces and develops a broad range skills and capabilities for success in your academic and working careers. You will learn how to succeed to a high academic standard, plus important skills for the workplace such as working in a team, problem-solving, and how to communicate effectively; verbally, written and with numbers.


Assessment

Coursework, presentation(s) and project(s).

 

 

Recognition

QF Level

QF Level : Level 5
QR Registration No. : 16/001008/L5 
Validity Period : 01/09/2017 - 31/08/2025

 

Importance of choosing a non-local top-up with QF Level 5

Employment
  • Degree qualifications pitched at QF Level 5 are formally recognised by the HKSAR Government for employment purposes within the Civil Service for graduate posts.

Further Studies
  • Having been recognised at QF Level 5, this top-up degree programme meets the standard of locally-accredited bachelor's degree programmes.  Upon graduation, students can pursue their further studies at Master’s degree level in Hong Kong or Overseas.

Financial Assistance and Scholarships

 

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Holders of a VTC Higher Diploma (HD) in relevant Hospitality/Leisure Studies/Management areas:
  • HD in International Hospitality Management (Tourism and Leisure Elective)
  • HD in Leisure Studies HD in Leisure Management
  • HD in Tourism and MICE (MICE Stream)
  • HD in Event Marketing and Promotion
  • HD in International Theme Park and Event Management
  • HD in Arts and Cultural Event Management

OR

Holders of Higher Diploma, or Associate Degree, or equivalent qualifications in relevant subject areas (such as (a) Leisure and Tourism Management or (b) Recreation and Leisure Management or (c) Sport and Recreation Studies or (d) Sports coaching and sports performance or (e) Youth Leadership) will also be considered. 


 

English Proficiency Requirements

  • Applicants holding post-secondary qualifications (e.g. Higher Diploma, Associate Degree) taught and assessed in English from recognised institutions;

OR

  • At least an overall IELTS score of 6.0, or equivalent.

 

 

Fees & Funding

Fees

  • Application Fee : HK$200 (No application fee before the deadline!)
  • Registration Fee : HK$3,500
  • Tuition Fee : HK$73,450 by 2 instalments
     (Deduct up to HK$33,200 via NMTSS)


The tuition fee is as low as HK$250 if you are eligible for NMTSS and receive SPSS Outstanding Performance Scholarship (OPS).
(i.e. Tuition Fee HK$73,450 - NMTSS HK$33,200 - OPS HK$40,000)

Eligible students for NMTSS only need to pay the tuition fee net of NMTSS. After admission, students with outstanding academic performance at sub-degree level will be nominated for OPS and the awardees will receive the scholarship around July/August next year. The disbursement of NMTSS and the award of OPS will be subject to the final approval by the Education Bureau (EDB).



Scholarships

A variety of attractive scholarships are available to prospectivecurrent and graduating SHAPE students.

 

Financial Aids 
The following HKSAR Government financial assistance schemes are available to eligible students who pursue this programme at SHAPE:


Financial Assistance Schemes
 
Amount (HK$)
Non-means-tested Subsidy Scheme (NMTSS) Up to $33,200 per year 
[AY2022/23]
Financial Assistance Scheme for Post-secondary Students (FASP)

 Up to $89,080
(Tuition fee grant)

Up to $8,620
(Academic expenses grant)

Up to 55,560
(Living expenses loan)

[AY2022/23]

Non-means-tested Loan Scheme for Post-secondary Students (NLSPS)  Up to the annual tuition fees payable in the academic year


For details including eligibility and subsidy amount, please refer to the hyperlink of each scheme.

 

 

Career Prospects/ Further Studies

Career Prospects

91% graduates in 2021 were employed within 6 months upon graduation. This programme prepares you well for a career in events management, sporting events, venue management, festivals and business conferences.
 

Further Studies

Having been recognised at QF Level 5, this top-up degree programme meets the standard of locally-accredited bachelor's degree programmes. Upon graduation, students can pursue their further studies at Master’s degree level in Hong Kong or Overseas.

Some of our graduates have pursued relevant master’s degrees in local universities, such as Master in Sport and Leisure Management at the Hong Kong Baptist University.

 

 

Student Awards

Student Awards
 

Student

Award

Cheung Wai Lun HKSAR Government Talent Development Scholarship 2021-22
Wong Chung Hang HKSAR Government Reaching Out Award 2020-21

 

Connect with Us

Enquiries
 

Programme Coordinator

Ms. Cherrie Lai

Tel. no.

2595 8173 

Email

cherrielai@vtc.edu.hk

 

 

General Enquiries

Mr. Thomas Yeung

Tel. no.

2595 8443

Email

thomasth@vtc.edu.hk

 

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Registration No. : 251420. It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognise any qualification to which this course may lead.