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FHDTHS Higher Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Studies

Selected for the “Study Subsidy Scheme For Designated Professions/ Sectors (SSSDP)”

Mode of Study


Medium of Instruction

Except for Chinese language courses, lectures will be conducted in English (supplemented with Chinese as appropriate) and teaching notes and course assessments are in English.


2 Years Full-time

Supported by

Teaching and internship supported by +



2020-2021 Intake
[Local Students]

  Tuition Fee Per Year
Subsidy from SSSDP ^
Actual Tuition Fee*
Year 1 $60,800 -$21,400 $39,400
Year 2 $60,800 -$21,400 $39,400


^ Starting from academic year 2019/20, the programme is subsidized by the government under the Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions/Sectors (SSSDP). Local students enrolling in the subsidized places of the programme will receive an annual subsidy up to $21,400.

* Tuition fees will be paid in 2 equal installments, i.e., HK$19,700 each semester


[Non-local Students]
Total Fees (for 2 years): HK$155,200
(Paid in 4 equal semester installments, HK$38,800 each)


  • Dual-track HD programme with participation of an industry partner (Intercontinental Hotels Group) in teaching
  • Work-integrated learning of not less than 400 hours and allowance paid during internship
  • Leads to full-time employment for students who excelled in the internship
  • Broad exposure to knowledge and skills in hotel, hospitality and tourism industries, multiple articulation pathways provided for further study
  • Teaching is supported by the mock-up hotel room

    F&B, Bartending


  • The hotel sector in HK benefits from the vibrant tourism industry which contributes to 5% of the GDP. There are 283 hotels in HK, providing some 79,200 rooms with an occupancy rate of 91% in 2018

  • Good job prospects, demand for manpower in the tourism pillar industry is projected to increase from 265,400 to 284,000 from 2017 to 2027 (Manpower Projection to 2027, LWB)


Programme Information
Entry Requirement
Programme Structure
Articulation Pathways
Career Prospect
Industry Partners
Co-Teaching by Industry Trainers
Work-integrated Learning, Visits and Career Talks
Graduates' Sharing
Other Information

+ in Hong Kong region only


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Modified Date: Oct 28, 2019

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