IVE Higher Diploma in International Hotel Management with Smart Service

Programme code HT114109

Duration of Study
· 2 Years

Mode of Study
· Full Time

Offering Campus(es) / Venue(s)
· IVE (Chai Wan)

Programme Enquiry
· 2708 5383

Programme Features

  • This programme aims to prepare students with conventional hotel operation skills and to nurture creativity and ideation abilities through learning smart technology application, like smart service design and digital visualization for hotel, to cope with the smart hotel trend in 21st century through workplace learning and assessment
  • Under Dual Track Scheme, students will undergo the workplace learning and assessment in hotels to acquire relevant industrial competencies.
  • After completion of the higher diploma, students can articulate to the one-year top-up honours degree programme offered by SHAPE and the UK partner university. Then apply for the supervisory trainee/ management trainee programme offered by the employers after graduation
  • Students will undergo an overseas trip/ exchange programme to widen their international horizons and cultivate global vision
* The validation of programme will be conducted in 2020

Professional Core Modules

  • WIL - Front Office Operations with Smart Service
  • WIL - Housekeeping Operations with Smart Service
  • WIL - Food and Beverage Service Principles and Practice
  • Smart Service Design
  • Digital Visualization for Hotels
* WIL will be conducted in hotel partners
VTC reserves the right to cancel any programme, revise programme title, content or change the offering institute(s) / class venue(s) before class commencement if circumstances so warrant.


Graduates can pursue relevant top-up degrees locally or overseas. They can apply for admission to the top-up degree programme offered by the Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi), a member institution of VTC, or the top-up degree programmes in Hong Kong offered by the overseas universities in collaboration with the SHAPE :

  • BA (Hons) in Hotel Operations Management offered by the Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi)
  • BSc (Hons) International Hospitality Business Management offered by the Sheffield Hallam University, UK (*251510)
*Non-local Higher and Professional Education Course Registration Number
Note: It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognize any qualification to which this course may lead.

Professional Recognition

  • Institute of Hospitality (IoH) of UK and the United Nations World Tourism Organisation