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Global Hospitality Business, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months
University rank #91 (QS) ,
The programme aim is to develop global hospitality managers with a regional awareness derived from first-hand business experience. While balancing the arts and sciences of hospitality, they will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to excel in a multicultural environment.



  • Students will learn from faculty with international background, be immersed in the culture and business practices of each continent, and attend numerous professional seminars.
  • Students will join a talented cohort from across the globe to develop their hospitable attitude and construct their management toolbox while enjoying an exceptional proximity to buoyant markets and industry leaders.
  • A particular high point will be the completion of a real-life consultancy capstone project assigned by our industry partners. Multi-cultural team of three to four students will be formed for each project working across a span of 18 months.
  • Students will experience three world-class campuses and research centres and access three outstanding alumni networks. While gaining exposure to the latest trends in the hospitality and service industries, they will refine their career plans and shape their global perspectives.
  • Upon graduation, students of this exceptional programme will receive the MSc in Global Hospitality Business degree awarded by their home institution and a “Certificate of Completion” issued by the other two partner institutions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Hospitality Business Strategies in Europe, Middle East & Africa
  • Hospitality Real Estate Finance & Investments 
  • Advanced Corporate Finance & Concepts of International Finance 
  • Business Research Methods & Project Management Tools
  • Marketing Management in the Hospitality & Tourism Industry 
  • Revenue Management in Hospitality Industry 
  • Quality Service Management for the Hospitality & Tourism Industry 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 18 months
  • Credits
    36 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

General Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree in the areas of hospitality and tourism management or in other disciplines with current or past employment in the hospitality industry for not less than one year.
  • Personal resume (CV);
  • The graduation certificate of your undergraduate degree (See notes below);
  • Copies of transcripts from all colleges and universities attended (See notes below);
  • Proof(s) of employment record(s)
  • A self-recommendation letter which includes self-introduction, career aspirations and reasons for pursuing study in this programme (Not more than 400 words);
  • Proof of TOFEL or IELTS to demonstrate your English proficiency;
  • At least one letter of recommendation from either your employer or university;

Tuition Fee

  • International

    41964 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 62954 USD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    41964 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 62954 USD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
Students should pay the tuition fees directly to the institution where the courses are offered. The estimated total is approximately HK$493,000. Prospective students should note that the tuition fees do not include other additional expenses. For more details, please check with the host institution. Please note that the fee(s) will be subject to review without prior notice.

Living costs for Hong Kong

  • 13720 - 23420 HKD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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