MSc - Hospitality Management

UNITAR International University
Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
Master's Degree
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2 years
January June October
Tuition fee (local)
USD 6,571
Tuition fee (foreign)
USD 7,200

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Entry Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree (Hons); or

  • Pass STPM with 2 principals; or

  • Other equivalent qualification recognised by Malaysian Government 


Bachelor Degree Programmes

  1. Be at least 21 years old on the 1st of January in the year of application
  2. Possess a minimum of PMR/SRP/LCE or its equivalent
  3. 3 years relevant working experience
  4. Satisfactory fulfillment of University assessment

Master's Degree Programmes

  1. Be at least 35 years old on the 1st of January in the year of application
  2. Possess a minimum of STPM/HSC/Matriculation or its equivalent
  3. 5 years relevant working experience
  4. Satisfactory fulfillment of University assessment


English Proficiency Requirement

International students must possess the following minimum English Language proficiency requirement before being allowed to register for Faculty courses as listed in the respective programme structures: TOEFL score of 550 or IELTS band 6.

The validity period for TOEFL and IELTS is two (2) years from the date of the award.

Without such qualifications, international students are required to register for and pass the Intensive English Programme. This English programme will incur additional charges apart from the respective Programme Fee.     


Course Content:

  • Hospitality Industry Demand and Supply Analysis
  • Hospitality Human Capital Development
  • Hospitality and Tourism Consumer Behaviour
  • Free Elective
  • Quantitative Analysis for Hospitality and Tourism Organizations
  • Strategic Management in International Hospitality Firms
  • Research Methodology for Hospitality and Tourism; or Case Study Method for Hospitality and Tourism
  • Free Elective

Core Elective Courses

Students are required to complete three (3) core elective courses from one of the three program track as listed below:

Hotel Management

  • Hotel Organizational Design and Change Management
  • Hotel Research Project; or Hotel Case Study
  • Free Elective
  • Hotel Project Evaluation
  • Seminar in Current Issues in International Hotel Industry
  • Free Elective

Tourism Management

  • Tourism Product Development
  • Tourism Research Project; or Tourism Case Study
  • Free Elective
  • Tourism Project Appraisal
  • Seminar in Tourism Issues in Developing Countries
  • Free Elective

Restaurant Management

  • Restaurant/Foodservice Operational Management
  • Restaurant/Foodservice Research Project; or Restaurant/Foodservice Case Study
  • Free Elective
  • Restaurant/Foodservice
  • Project Evaluation
  • Seminar in Emerging Trends in Restaurant/Foodservice Industry
  • Free Elective

Elective Courses

To further enhance the students' understanding of related areas in the field of hospitality and tourism; they can select four (4) courses from the list of elective courses available as follows:

  • Hospitality and Tourism Service Management
  • Hospitality Industry Market Analysis
  • Advanced Hotel Management
  • Hospitality Brand Management
  • Tourism Strategy among ASEAN Countries
  • Nature-Based Tourism
  • Arts and Heritage Tourism
  • Risk Management for Events and Meetings
  • Contemporary Issues in Hospitality and Tourism Education
  • Multiunit Hospitality Operations

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