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FTD55 Higher Diploma in Resort and Theme Park Management

Medium of Instruction: Except for Chinese language course, lectures will be conducted in English.
Mode of Study: Full-time
Duration: 2 Years Full-time
Tuition Fee (2017/2018): HK$112,800 (Paid in 4 equal semester installments, HK$28,200 each)
Enquiries :

  • Graduates may apply for direct admission to Year 3 and Year 2 studies of 4-year and 3-year degree programmes respectively
  • Graduates will be given priority in articulating to the Institute’s degree programmes jointly offered with UK universities


The programme aims to provide students with essential concepts and necessary skills to perform various professional responsibilities in the resort and theme park industry. Upon completion of the programme, students are expected to deal with the industrial operations and problems in the tourism, resort and theme park industry in an efficient manner.  


Upon completion of the programme, participants should be able to :

  • Apply the concepts, theories and professional practice in tourism and hospitality to provide quality service in the industry;
  • Demonstrate professional competence in pursuing a career in the resort and theme park industry through service and/or operation roles;
  • Perform supervisory functions to uphold quality services and administration within tourism and hospitality settings;
  • Communicate effectively and professionally with different stakeholders in resort and theme park settings; and
  • Demonstrate their ability to keep abreast of developments in the profession and pursue independent and lifelong learning.


Unique in Hong Kong

This first-of-its-kind university programme in Hong Kong provides students with cutting-edge education made possible through cooperation with Hong Kong Disneyland (HKDL), the very first Disney resort in China and a leading international entertainment destination. Students will receive highly comprehensive training on general business functions, tourism-specific knowledge, and resort and theme park-specific know-how.

Paid training and employment opportunities

The Work-integrated Learning module offers students the opportunity to learn through authentic workplace engagement in a resort and theme park setting. Students can develop their knowledge and skills through hands-on experience in professional, discipline-specific practices that integrate classroom knowledge and skills. Students will sign a part-time employment contract with HKDL and receive paid on-the-job training. Those with outstanding work performance will have a good chance to be recruited by HKDL as a full-time employee after graduation.

Entry Requirement

Applicants are normally required to have either one of the following qualifications:  

  • Level 2 in 5 HKDSE subjects (including English and Chinese); or

  • Grade E in 1 HKALE A-Level (or an equivalent number of AS) subject(s); and
    (i) 5 passes in HKCEE including English and Chinese; or
    (ii) 3 passes in HKCEE plus level 2 or above in English and Chinese; or

  • Satisfactory completion of a Pre-Associate Degree or an equivalent programme (at QF level 3); or

  • Satisfactory completion of Yi Jin Diploma; or

  • Other acceptable equivalent qualifications (including non-local qualifications obtained in or outside HK, or other qualifications / experience deemed to be equivalent); or

  • Mature applicants who are 21 years of age or above with a minimum of 3 years' working experience will also be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Admission Interview: Applicants will be invited to an admission interview 




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Modified Date: Jun 13, 2017