Equipping students with professional knowledge and practical skills in hotel operations
Offering a minimum of 400-hour summer internship at hotels and hospitality-related organizations
Developing industrial connections through company visits and talks by hospitality professionals
Provides specialised study in hotel operations and related disciplines
Improves students’ communication, interpersonal and customer service skills
Develops attitudes and values as well as acquires knowledge and skills vital for work in the hospitality industry
Programme Learning Outcomes
Upon completion, students will be able to:
- demonstrate analytical and problem solving skills required in the hotel industry so as to enhance their employability;
- develop independent thinking and learning skills which enable them to further their studies;
- improve their overall communication, interpersonal and customer service skills; and
- develop a sense of responsibility, professional attitude and ethics, and the value of interpersonal relationship.
General Education (24 Credits)
English for Oral Academic Communication
English for Hospitality
Chinese Language (Putonghua) for Communication I
Chinese Language (Putonghua) for Communication II
Introduction to Information Literacy
Free Elective (Details)
Free Elective (Details)
Programme Specific Courses (39 Credits)
Introduction to Tourism Industry
Geography for Travel and Tourism
Introduction to Hotel Operations
Managing Service in Food and Beverage Operations
Customer Service Skills and Management
Marketing for Tourism and Hospitality
Managing Front Office Operations
International Cultural Issues
Customer Relationship Management
Hospitality Facilities Management
Internship Training (Tourism and Hospitality)
Apart from Chinese courses and courses which require students to have working knowledge of Chinese, all courses are normally taught in English.
Earn a UK Degree in 3 years
Students who are admitted to Business or Tourism related programmes offered by CCLU/LIFE will be given a “conditional offer” from the University of Stirling. Upon graduation＃, students can articulate to the 1-year Top-up Degree programmes offered by University of Stirling in collaboration with LIFE, including
University of Stirling
- One of world's top 400 universities (The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2016)
- 2nd in Scotland and 4th in the UK (The Times Higher Education 150 Under 50, 2016)
- 384th in the World (QS World University Ranking 2015/16)
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＃Students are required to meet the corresponding admission requirements. LIFE reserves the right in making the final decision to admit students to the top-up degree programmes offered by LIFE in collaboration with the University of Stirling.
The top-up degree programmes are exempted courses governed by the Non-local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance, Government of HKSAR. It is a matter of discretion for individual employers torecognize any qualification to which this course may lead.
Graduates of this programme are eligible to apply for admission to the full-time top-up degree programmes offered at the Lingnan University campus by LIFE in collaboration with overseas universities:
*This is an exempted course governed by the Non-local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance, Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognise any qualification to which this course may lead.
The College has established an articulation agreement with the following Mainland and overseas universities for our graduates to articulate to the following degree programmes:
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in International Business Communications (Top-up), London School of Business and Management
Tourism Management, Tourism College, Huaqiao University
Some recent graduates of this programme were admitted to the following Bachelor’s Degree programmes:
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Tourism Management, Edinburgh Napier University in collaboration with School of Continuing and Professional Education
Bachelor of Business Administration in Hotel and Tourism Management, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Hotel Management, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hyatt Regency Hong Kong, Sha Tin
- Hong Kong Hotel Association
- Hong Kong Disneyland Hotel
- The programme offers a minimum 400-hour summer internship at hotels or service related organizations.
Teaching and Learning Support
Internship Graduation Cocktail at Hyatt Regency Hong Kong, Sha Tin
A Graduation Cocktail for our Year 1 students of Higher Diploma in Hospitality (Hotel Operations) was held successfully on 31 August 2017 to celebrate the completion of their Internship Programme at Hyatt Regency Hong Kong, Sha Tin.
Dr. Raymond Ng, Director of Lingnan Institute of Further Education, and Mr. Wilson Lee, General Manager of Hyatt Regency Hong Kong, Sha Tin, were invited to deliver the opening remarks. They appreciated the efforts of our students in this Internship Programme and encouraged them to develop themselves so as to contribute to hospitality industry.
Mr. Wilson Lee presented the Certificate of Completion to each student. All of the guests and students enjoyed the delicious buffet which was prepared by Mr. Hongman Cheung, the Executive Chef of Hyatt Regency Hong Kong, Sha Tin.
Career Talk by Hyatt Regency Hong Kong, Sha Tin
A career talk by Hyatt Regency Hong Kong, Sha Tin was arranged.
嶺南大學持續進修學院 University of Stirling合辦 體驗英式學習 一年制銜接學士課程
The following scholarships were available for students with outstanding performance in academic studies, great achievement in extra-curricular activities and/or valuable contribution to the College/University/Community:
- Lingnan Business Faculty Members Scholarship
- Lingnan Club Scholarship
- Lingnan Education Organization Scholarship
- Lingnan University Alumni Association (Hong Kong) Scholarship