The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

An Internationally Recognized University - Located in the heart of Asia
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University is committed to education and preparing students to becoming global citizens through quality learning and teaching. We are internationally known for our excellence in professional education and innovative research.
Established in 1937, we have nurtured over 355,000 graduates, many of whom have become leaders in their professional fields, contributing their knowledge and expertise to building Hong Kong's thriving economy and improving the world.
We have the largest student community out of all Hong Kong's publicly-funded universities, with some 32,000 full-time and part-time students on campus annually. In addition, the University’s Student Exchange Programme offers students opportunities to study and experience different cultures at over 220 renowned universities across 28 countries and regions. Every year, around 550 PolyU students go on exchanges while a similar number of inbound exchange students come to the University.
Over 200 programmes, some unique in Hong Kong, are offered by our six faculties and two schools, each with its own unique strengths. We are the only university in Hong Kong whose curriculum mandates a Work-Integrated Education (WIE) component to facilitate work-based learning. Therefore our graduates are highly sought after by employers.
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Leveraging strategies to address global communication challenges (edX)

With rapid globalization and proliferation of social media, businesses and organizations are in face of enormous communication challenges. By seeing challenge as opportunity, this course aims to unfold communication challenges induced by the rise of social media and offer solutions to overcome these [...]

Grappling with global communication challenges (edX)

With rapid globalization and proliferation of social media, businesses and organizations are in face of enormous communication challenges. By seeing challenge as opportunity, this course aims to unfold communication challenges induced by the rise of social media and offer solutions to overcome these [...]

Innovation and Technology Management in Tourism and Hospitality (edX)

Learn about information and communication technologies [ICTs] and innovations in the hotel and tourism industries. Gain an in-depth understanding of the strategic applications of ICT (information and communication technologies) innovations in the hospitality and tourism industry. You will learn about the roles of ICT infrastructures and tools in shaping [...]

Managing Human Resources in the Hospitality and Tourism Industry (edX)

Understand essential human resources concepts and theories and analyze contemporary issues in the management of human capital. In this business and management course, we will analyze contemporary issues in the management of human capital in the hotel and tourism industry, within both macro- and [...]

Managing Marketing in the Hospitality and Tourism Industry (edX)

Learn the latest principles and theories in marketing and how to apply them to the hospitality and tourism industry. Marketing within the hotel and tourism industry presents unique challenges, as marketers are tasked with selling services and memories rather than goods. In this hospitality management course, you will learn [...]

Luxury Management (edX)

Understand the power of a luxury brand and gain the business skills needed to provide premium goods and services within the hotel and tourism industry. Learn strategies and skills for managing luxury brands within the hotel and tourism industry. You will analyze the essence of a luxury brand and [...]

Easy Vlogging – Making Interactive Self-introduction Videos (edX)

Learn how to create an engaging self-introduction video and make the strongest possible first impression to your audience. Gain both practices and technical skills in the use of camera, lighting, sound recording, video editing and more in the video production process.

Interdisciplinary Management of Cardiopulmonary Health and Disease - Cardiac Focus (edX)

Learn how different healthcare professionals work together to give holistic management for patients with cardiac diseases. Want to explore more about common cardiac diseases and their management? Don't miss this FREE online course conducted by a team of dedicated healthcare professionals!

Interdisciplinary Innovations for Population Ageing (edX)

Population ageing is a global phenomenon profoundly affecting the well-being of communities. Social sciences, design, and engineering each offer unique, insightful innovations for older adults. However, creative, practical innovations are more likely to be achieved through interdisciplinary innovations. We will explore the process of incubating innovation in these disciplines [...]

Interdisciplinary Management of Cardiopulmonary Health and Disease - Pulmonary Focus (edX)

Learn how different healthcare professionals work together to give holistic management for patients with pulmonary diseases. Want to explore more about common pulmonary diseases and their management? Don't miss this FREE online course conducted by a team of dedicated healthcare [...]