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Doctor of Philosophy in Hospitality & Tourism

Course overview

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Qualification Doctoral Degree (PhD)
Study mode Full-time, Part-time
Duration 3 years
Intakes February, April, June, September, October
Tuition (Local students) $ 10,499
Tuition (Foreign students) $ 16,365

About

Embark on a journey of intellectual exploration and contribute to the advancement of knowledge in the field of Hospitality and Tourism with our PhD (Hospitality & Tourism) programme. Designed for individuals with a passion for research and a drive for independent thinking, this programme offers a platform to develop a unique expertise in your chosen research interest.

As a PhD candidate, you will have the opportunity to delve deep into your area of interest, conducting rigorous research and contributing new insights, ideas, and theories to the field. Our programme is built on the principles of intellectual curiosity, critical analysis, and originality, empowering you to make a significant impact in the realm of Hospitality and Tourism.

Admissions

Intakes

Fees

Tuition

$ 10,499
Local students
$ 16,365
Foreign students

Estimated cost as reported by the Institution.

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Entry Requirements

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS (NORMAL MODE)

Masters

Masters in the field or related fields; OR

Bachelor’s Degree

Passed Bachelor’s degree in the field or related fields with min. CGPA 3.67 and registered as a Masters candidate and passed related qualifying assessment

Other equivalent qualification

Any other equivalent qualification recognized by Malaysian government or accepted by the Taylor's University Senate and Any of condition of the above would require student's research proposal to be approved.

 

For international students: IELTS 6.0 / TOEFL 550 (May join IEN preparatory course and achieve the IELTS score) The validity of the IELTS or equivalent is within 2 years from the date of the examination.

*Bachelor’s degree candidates who are registered for master’s degree programmes may apply to convert to the doctoral degree programmes subjected to the following conditions:

i. Within 1 year for full time and within 2 years for part-time candidates;

ii. Having shown competency and capability in conducting research at doctoral level through rigorous internal evaluation.

iii. Approval of the Taylor’s University Senate.

*Students without a qualification in the related fields or relevant working experience requires to undergo and pass a bridging module.

*Any of the above conditions would require student's research proposal to be approved. 

*All information is subject to change. The above entry requirements serve as a guideline. Readers are responsible to verify the information by contacting the university's Admissions Department. 

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS (PRIOR PUBLICATION MODE)

 

Candidates must obtain a master’s degree in the field or related fields accepted by the HEP Senate; OR

 

Other qualifications equivalent to a master’s degree recognised by the Government of Malaysia; OR

 

Candidates without a related qualification in the field/s or working experience in the relevant fields must undergo appropriate prerequisite courses determined by the HEP;

In addition to the above criteria, those who want to join Doctoral Degree by Retrospective or Prior Publication mode must include the below to their formal application:

Minimum of 5 publications in alignment with the theme of the specialisation;

An executive summary of the above publications establishing

o The theme that connects the published works to be submitted (up to 1,000 words);

o Contribution to knowledge in the field of the proposed area of study (up to 1,000 words)

For international candidates, evidence of English Language Proficiency as determined by the intake standards approved by the Senate

 

A list of scholarly published work; AND

 

Curriculum Vitae

A Selection Committee must be established to review the formal application for PhD by Retrospective or Prior Publication and recommend to the Senate to obtain approval.

*Criteria for published works

a) Published work must encompass high-quality journals, monographs, books, research-based chapters in books, electronic publications which have not been used to obtain other awards or deemed a part of those awards.

b) The publications must be published within a period not exceeding ten (10) years from the date of submission.

c) For the five (5) nominated publications, the candidate must be the principal author with the contributions of others clearly defined.

Curriculum

DURATION

Full Time:

3 – 6 years

Part Time:

4 – 8 years

 

RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

Students are required to pass the Research Methodology modules (6 credit hours) in the first year of their candidature.

 

KEY RESEARCH AREAS

At Taylor’s University, we believe research can help shape the future. Our postgraduate research programmes cover a broad range of topics with the aim to help shape the future in the aspects of society, technology, economy, and environment.

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Tourism & Hospitality Business Operation Management

  • Hotel Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Knowledge Management
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Service Marketing

Tourism, Event & Recreational Management

  • Application of Technology in Tourism
  • Economics of Tourism
  • Poverty Alleviation via Tourism
  • Social & Cultural Impacts of Tourism
  • Special Interest Tourism
  • Sport & Event Management
  • Sustainable and Responsible Tourism

Tourism & Hospitality Business Development Management

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmental Management
  • Real Estate Development

Food Science

  • Food Safety Management
  • Microbiological Safety of Intermediate Moisture Foods
  • Studies on Spoilage Yeasts in Food Systems

 

HIRING GRADUATE STUDENTS

More than 300 postgraduates have chosen Taylor's to fulfill their research aspiration. Join us and contribute to our innovative and progressive research projects here.

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