Hanbridge Higher Diploma in Business Management (Global Tourism & Hospitality)

Introduction

The programme will be particularly attractive to students who intend to embark on a career in the Tourism and Hospitality industry. Students completing this programme will hold a qualification that will enhance their career development in the field. Additionally, students with higher diploma status have great opportunities for fast-track career development. The modules secure a solid base for students in the specialised areas identified and make them attractive in terms of competitive recruitment. The aims of the programme:

  • Develop students’ ability in the development and production of business solutions to real life problems faced by organisations in the Tourism industry.
  • Develop students’ ability to multi-task, to minimise resources and maximise returns.
  • Develop the ability to spot market trends and to be able to forecast trends and demands.
  • Enable students to realise the development of their ideas from concept to completion.
  • Give students a wider understanding of cultural and contextual issues in the field of Tourism.
  • Develop students ’understanding of professional practice, the ability to manage time effectively and work independently or in a group.
  • Propel students’ future study and career to the next level of experience.

Class Duration:

16 months

Class hours:

Mondays to Fridays (Exclusive Public Holidays); Morning session: 9.00 am to12.00 pm; Afternoon session: 1.00 pm to 4.00 pm

Teacher-Student ratio:

Maximum 1:41

Admission Requirements:

Minimum age: 16 year old

Local Applicants

  • Academic Level: Minimum 2 GCE ‘A’ Level Credits (Grade D and above) exclude all Languages; Hanbridge Institute Foundation Certificate in Business Management/Foundation Certificate in Business Innovation
  • For matured applicants 30 years old and above without the academic pre-requisite but has 8 years of relevant working experience will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  • Language Proficiency: Minimum C6 in English Language at GCE ‘O’ Level

International Applicants

  • Academic Level: Equivalent of Year 12 from the respective home country of the applicants; Hanbridge Institute Foundation Certificate in Business Management/Foundation Certificate in Business Innovation
  • For matured applicants 30 years old and above without the academic pre-requisite but has 8 years of relevant working experience will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  • Language Proficiency: IELTS 5.5 or equivalent. Applicants whose English language level do not meet the minimum requirement can sit for an English Proficiency assessment to determine their English Language proficiency level.

*Note: Non-native speakers of English will be given the English Proficiency test. Those who do not meet the required English standard will need to enrol into Hanbridge Institute’s Certificate in Standard English Course.

Course Structure and Synopsis

Graduates of the programme could potentially work in a wide range of businesses. The modules secure a solid base for students in the specialised areas identified and make them attractive in terms of competitive recruitment. Further, the programme itself is robust to provide a solid foundation for further academic study for students who are interested in pursuing higher level studies. 

Main career options: 

Hotel Owners, Tour agents, Front-desk executives, Housekeeping Executives, Food & Beverage Executives, M.I.C.E. (Meeting, Incentives, Conference and Exhibitions) Executives, Public Relations Executives, Tourism and Hospitality Marketing Executives, Loyalty Programme Executives and Entertainment Support executives.

Core Modules

Specialisation Modules

Course Fees

Please see here for fees for the 2024 intake.