For student intakes of 2014 onwards

Students must complete all compulsory courses and three elective courses in addition to research project course and applied business thesis/academic thesis.  These can equip students with the core knowledge in integrated resorts management as well as focus on students’ interest regarding different topics that relate to the industry.

The normal duration for full-time study is 2 – 2.5 academic years.  Courses include the following:

Required Core courses (15 credits) Credit
•  International Integrated Resorts Management 3
•  International Hospitality Marketing Management 3
•  Managing Human Resources and Personnel Psychology in Integrated Resorts 3
•  Managerial Finance in Integrated Resorts 3
•  Integrated Resorts Management Internship * 3
Electives (Choose 3 electives – 9 credits) **
•  Meeting, Incentive, Convention & Exhibition Management 3
•  Event and Entertainment Management 3
•  Food and Beverage Management 3
•  Lodging Management 3
•  Hotel Revenue Management 3
•  Gaming and Casino Operation Management 3
•  Cross Cultural Gambling Psychology 3
•  Travel and Tourism Management 3
•  Retail Management in Integrated Resorts 3
•  Strategic Management in the Hospitality Industry 3
•  Special Topics in Integrated Resorts 3
•  Service Quality Management in Integrated Resorts 3
•  Direct Marketing and Customer Relationship Management in Integrated Resorts 3
•  Service Operations ^ 3
•  Global Business ^ 3
Research Methods (3 credits) 3
Thesis (Choose 1 out of 2 – 6 credits) *** 6
•  Academic Thesis (6 credits)
•  Applied Thesis (3 credits) + 1 more elective (3 credits)

Note:

*   For students who have less than 2 years supervisory or managerial working experiences, they are required to undertake at least 560 hours internship program within their first academic year.  Students who are working full time with at least 2 years supervisory or managerial experience at the time of application may be able to exempt the internship course upon showing adequate justification to do so to the University. Students who are working full time but without 2 years of supervisory or managerial experience at the time of application may be able to waive from the internship course upon showing adequate justification to do so to the University.  All other exempt or waive cases will be subjected to special approval on a case by case basis.

**  The above courses will be offered subject to the number of student enrolment and the availability of the instructors.

*** Students should successfully complete HAGM751 Research Methods before they enrol the thesis.

^ Students may enroll either one of these MBA courses as electives, but it is subject to class quota upon course enrolment and availability of instructors.

Note:

  1. All courses listed in this program must be successfully completed for graduation.  Failure to complete any core course will require that course to be successfully completed in the subsequent year.
  2. Students are required to achieve a cumulative GPA of 2.7 or above in order to graduate.
  3. All information listed is subject to changes in University’s regulations, rules and procedures.

 

Course Time

The period of study is normally 2 academic years. Classes will usually be held on weekdays evening (7:00pm to 10:00pm) but occasionally on Saturday afternoons or on Sunday for specially designated courses. Classes usually held three to four times a week unless in some special circumstances.

Please note that renowned professors from other countries may be invited
to teach some of the courses. In order to facilitate the teaching schedule of those renowned professors from other countries, students should be aware that intensive teaching model (within two weeks) may be applied for some courses. In this case, a typical intensive class schedule for one single course will be: Monday to Friday 7:00pm to 10:00pm plus Saturday 1:30pm to 7:30pm (Two weeks only).

 

Medium of Instruction

The medium of instruction in English, with some invited guest speakers delivering lectures in Cantonese or Putonghua occasionally.

 

 


For student intakes of 2013 backwards

Students must complete all compulsory courses and four elective courses in addition to research project course and applied business project /academic thesis.  These can equip students with the core knowledge in integrated resorts management as well as focus on students’ interest regarding different topics that relate to the industry.

The normal duration for full-time study is 2 academic years.  Courses include the following:

For each course descriptions, please click the course title below.

Required Core courses (18 credits) Credit
•  International Integrated Resorts Management 3
•  International Hospitality Marketing Management 3
•  Managing Human Resources and Personnel Psychology in Integrated Resorts 3
•  Managerial Finance in Integrated Resorts 3
•  Integrated Resorts Management Internship * 6
Electives (Choose 4 electives – 12 credits)**
•  Meeting, Incentive, Convention and Exhibition Management 3
•  Event and Entertainment Management 3
•  Food and Beverage Management 3
•  Lodging Management 3
•  Hotel Revenue Management 3
•  Gaming and Casino Operation Management 3
•  Cross Cultural Gambling Psychology 3
•  Travel and Tourism Management 3
•  Retail Management in Integrated Resorts 3
•  Strategic Management in the Hospitality Industry 3
•  Special Topics in Integrated Resorts 3
•  Service Quality Management in Integrated Resorts 3
•  Direct Marketing and Customer Relationship Management in Integrated Resorts 3
Research Methods (3 credits) 3
Thesis (3 credits) *** 3
 •  Applied Business Thesis
 •  Academic Thesis

Note:

*   For students who have less than 2 years supervisory or managerial working experiences, they are required to undertake at least 640 hours internship program within their first academic year.  Students who are working full time with at least 2 years supervisory or managerial experience at the time of application may be able to exempt the internship course upon showing adequate justification to do so to the University. Students who are working full time but without 2 years of supervisory or managerial experience at the time of application may be able to waive from the internship course upon showing adequate justification to do so to the University.  All other exempt or waive cases will be subjected to special approval on a case by case basis.

**  The above courses will be offered subject to the number of student enrolment and the availability of the instructors.

*** All courses must be successfully completed with a cumulative GPA of 2.3 or above in order to proceed to write the thesis.

Note:

  1. All courses listed in this program must be successfully completed for graduation.  Failure to complete any core course will require that course to be successfully completed in the subsequent year.
  2. Students are required to achieve a cumulative GPA of 2.3 or above in order to graduate.
  3. All information listed is subject to changes in University’s regulations, rules and procedures.