Department of Hospitality Management, Full-time Programmes

Foundation Diploma in Coffee and Culinary Studies

One-year Full-time

Course Code:
Start Date:
Sept 2023
Mode of Study & Programme Length:
One-year Full-time
Medium of Instruction:
Cantonese Supplemented with English
Tuition Fee:
HK$32,800 ($4,100 x 8 instalments)
Programme Features:
  • Provide students with basic coffee, food and beverage knowledge and skills
  • Facilitate students to obtain professional qualifications such as the certificates presented by Specialty Coffee Association
  • Enable students to apply what they have learnt in class in our professional culinary and catering training center, which is well-equipped with professional coffee machines and relevant equipment
  • Enhance students’ career development through our strong industry and employment networks
Programme Objectives
  • Provide students with fundamental knowledge of coffee and culinary arts
  • Master the basic skills in making various food and beverages
  • Enable students to uncover new opportunities and understanding of the industries through connecting with our strong network
  • Get students well prepared for further studies and career development
Programme Content
  • Western Culinary Arts
  • Bakery Production
  • Pastry and Confectionery Production
  • Fundamentals of Specialty Coffee
  • Brewing and Barista Skills
  • Principles of Mixology
  • Principles of Food and Beverage Services
  • Food Safety and Hygiene for Catering
  • Service Learning
  • Final Individual Project
Admission Requirements
  • Complete Secondary 5; or
  • Complete Certificate or equivalent; and
  • Pass admission interview
Further Opportunities

Graduates are eligible to apply for our “Diploma in Hospitality Studies (International Culinary Arts and Specialty Coffee)” programme or other relevant diploma programmes offered by local and overseas institutions.