Professional Diploma in Hospitality Management



In order to provide in depth methodology and strategy for managing the operations of a hospitality organization, the Association has designed this diploma programme to provide practical education,knowledge and skills closely related to specific occupational tasks for the practicing and managers in Hong Kong`s hospitality sector.

Programe Structure

This programme can be completed in ten months. It consists of seven modules, with a diploma being awarded upon successful completion of the course.

  • Introduction and HRM in Hospitality Industry
  • Events Management
  • Practices of Management
  • Service Management for Hospitality Industry
  • Catering Management
  • Hospitality Finance
  • Management Report

Language Medium

Cantonese (supplemented with English)


For Course Details:
Mr Ronnie Chan: 2774 8526
Fax: 2365 1000
General Enquiry:
2774 8500 OR 2774 8501


HK$ 21,060  (total) (HK$2,980 each module) - payable by 4 instalments per term
First Term: 1st instalment (HK$745 x 3 modules + HK$200 Application Fee = HK$2,435)

Entry Requirements

Applicants must:

  • be secondary school graduates (F.5); AND
  • possess 2 or more years' working experience; AND
  • have a reasonable command of written English

PDHM graduates are eligible to apply for the following Bachelor and Master Degree Programmes:

Advancement Path

Master Degrees
1. MBA (Reg. 210545) (2.5 Year)
via Graduate Diploma of Management (Reg. 211318)
Macquarie University Graduate School of Management, Australia

2. MBA (Reg. 252455) (18 months, Chinese / English Class)
Glyndŵr University, UK
Bachelor Degrees
1. BA (Hons) Business Studies (1 year)
- Business Studies (Reg. 252020)
- Event Management (Reg. 252020)
- Marketing (Reg. 252020)
- Tourism (Reg. 252020)
University of Greenwich, UK

2. BA (Hons) (1 year)
- International Business (Reg. 251922)
University of Huddersfield, UK

3. BA (Hons) (3 years, Chinese / English Class)
- Accounting and Finance (Reg. 252612)
- Business (Reg. 252613)
Glyndŵr University, UK
Professional Diploma in Hospitality Management (10 months - 1 year)
Applications for exemptions for up to 2 modules of the programme are welcome and they will be considered by the HKMA Academic Committee whose decision is final.

Admission is on a competitive and individual basis entirely at the discretion of the respective universities. Admission criteria and procedures are set by them and are subject to change without prior notice. The Association does not give any warranty and will not accept any liability regarding the above.

It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognize any qualification to which these courses may lead.


For Course Details:
Mr Ronnie Chan: 2774 8526
Fax: 2365 1000
General Enquiry:
2774 8500 OR 2774 8501


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Application Period

The programme commences in March and September each year, and the application deadline is normally two weeks prior to the commencement date.


HKMA Li Ka-shing College of Professional & Continuing Education
8 Hoi Wang Road, Mongkok (West), KOWLOON

Ms Ivy Cheung: 2774 8514
Mr Ronnie Chan: 2774 8526
Fax: 2365 1000

General Enquiry Hotline:
2774 8500 OR 2774 8501