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International Hospitality Management, M.Sc., PgD.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months


 Industry practice, management skills and research competencies are developed through interdisciplinary subject exposure, problem identification, decision-making theory and management application. Due to the global nature of the hospitality industry, this programme has an international focus while recognising the Asian context.


Students receive a flexible, global, managerial and service-oriented education, which enables them to effectively link business theories to the daily management of international hospitality businesses. To best facilitate the learning process, the programme combines practical applications with theoretical learning. Students gain the understanding, skills and latest techniques that are needed to qualify for middle to senior level positions in the industry.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Strategic Management for Hospitality Businesses 
  •  Design for Hospitality 
  • Multi-Unit Hospitality Management
  • Hospitality Revenue Management 
  •  Managing Human Resources in the Hospitality & Tourism Industry 
    •  Managing Marketing in the Hospitality & Tourism Industry 
    •  Hospitality & Tourism Financial Management 
    • Research Methods 

    Detailed Programme Facts

    • Programme intensity

      You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

      • Full-time duration 12 months
      • Duration description

        1-1.5 years for MSc (Full-time) 1 year for PgD (Full-time)

      • Average part-time duration 36 months
      • Intensity Flexible
      • Duration description

        3 years for MSc (Part-time) 2 years for PgD (Part-time)

    • Credits
      31 alternative credits

      31 for MSc,19 for PgD

    • Languages
      • English
    • Delivery mode
      On Campus

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    General Requirements

    • A Bachelor's degree in the areas of hotel and tourism management, recreation and leisure management, business studies, management, accounting and finance or another business and management related area with industry work experience of not less than one year; OR
    • A Bachelor's degree in an area other than those listed above, with current or past employment in the hotel and tourism industry for not less than one year;OR
    • Equivalent professional qualifications may also be considered.

    Tuition Fee

    • International

      13344 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 13345 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
    • National

      21768 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 21773 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
    We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

    HK$170,500 per MSc programmeHK$104,500 per PgD programmeNote: An additional fee of HK$25,000 will be charged to students who opt for HTM557-Residential Study Trip

    Living costs for Hong Kong

    • 13720 - 23420 HKD/month
      Living Costs

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