What will I learn?

This field focuses on providing advanced academic understanding and increased student awareness on current practices in hospitality industry. It also offer platforms for research students in areas including hospitality management and marketing, service operations and economics of hospitality firms. The supply and value chain in accommodation industry such as hotels, resorts and homestays; as well as food service industry such as restaurant, catering and other similar business outlets. Research areas also emphasis on operational issues in hospitality organisations, strategic management, service quality, customer experience, entrepreneurship and economic evaluation. Research students will be exposed to attending appropriate research classes as well as conducting research activities under the professional supervision of respective research expert in this field.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Economics and Management

Study options

Full Time (Minimum of one year and a maximum of three years)

Tuition fees
1st semester: RM 5,850; 2nd - 3rd semesters: RM 3,950; 4th semester: RM 3,450; 5th and subsequent semesters: RM 3,700; study cost for max 2 years: RM 17,200; study cost for max 3 years: RM 24,600
Start date

Expected September 2021

Venue

Universiti Putra Malaysia

SERDANG,

Selangor,

43400, Malaysia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

The applicant should possess a Bachelor’s degree (with honours) in a relevant field with a minimum CGPA of 3.000, or the applicant without sufficient academic qualification can be admitted into the programme subject to any other requirement specified by the Faculty/Institute. An applicant from a local public university who is in the final semester of his undergraduate study programme may be considered for provisional admission provided his current CGPA or its equivalent satisfies the graduate programme admission requirements. English Language Requirements: International English Language Testing Service (IELTS) Band 6.0; Test of English as Foreign Language (TOEFL), Paper Based - 550; 400 for Band 4.0 only for Malay language, Arabic, Chinese Literature, internet-based test (IBT)- 79-80.

For international students

Candidates should have:

A bachelor degree with minimum CGPA of 3.00 on a 4-point scale from institution recognized by UPM or;

Work experience of at least 2 years if CGPA less than 3.00 or;

Work experience of 5 years or more if CGPA less than 2.50

For applicants with one of the following

550 for the TOEFL Paper-based Test (Academic Version); or

Band 6.0 for IELTS (Academic Training); or

79-80 for TOEFL Internet-based Test (Academic Version); or

Level 109 for CIEP at ELS Language Centre; or

Any English Language Test which is equivalent to B2 in Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)

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