Higher Diploma in International Theme Park and Event Management

Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (IVE)
Hong Kong
Study mode
2 years
Total tuition fee (local)
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Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 14,523

About this course

This programme nurtures a new generation of professionals to cater to the fast-growing industries of international theme parks and events. As such, students are equipped with the relevant knowledge and skills, so that they are prepared for the operations and management of international theme parks and events, and are able to solve related problems through appropriate solutions. Students will develop stronger teamwork, leadership, and generic skills including languages, IT and interpersonal communication for further study and work. 

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 


Year 1 :

  • Introduction to Theme Park Industry
  • Introduction to Event Industry
  • Food and Beverage Services in Theme Parks
  • Food Hygiene and Safety
  • Introduction to Management and Organisation
  • Human Resource Management
  • Accounting for Hospitality Management
  • Theme Park Retail Operations
  • Event Planning and Coordination
  • Fundamental Culinary Studies
  • Law and Ethics for Catering Operations
  • Customer Experience Management
  • Hospitality Industry in a Global Perspective
  • Information Technology: Data Analysis and Promotion
  • Services Marketing
  • Resort Hotel Operations and Supervision
  • Event Operations and Supervision
  • Vocational English & Putonghua
  • Industrial Attachment*

Year 2 :

  • Event Sales Management
  • Theme Park Catering Operations and Supervision
  • Theme Park Revenue Management
  • Theme Park Design
  • Risk Management in Theme Park Operations
  • Theme Park Operations Management
  • Theme Park and Event Management Project
  • Workplace Competencies and Integrated Career Development
  • Vocational English & Putonghua

*Depending on the job nature and study programme, Industrial Attachment will be arranged at an appropriate time during the period of study.

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