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Master of International Tourism and Hospitality Management

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Course overview

The tourism and hospitality industries are undergoing strong growth in Asia.

With the rising affluence of middle-class populations, growing regional and global trade, there are excellent opportunities available in the hospitality and tourism industries.

The Master of International Tourism and Hospitality Management provides an opportunity for existing graduates in tourism and other industries to upgrade their qualifications and take advantage of this growth. This program is an innovative masters' level degree that combines tourism, hospitality and business management to give executives and managers the skills required to succeed.

James Cook University's programs have met the Associate Member Assessment criteria of the International Centre of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Education (THE-ICE).

# Students with undergraduate business degree background may complete the program within 12 months with a waiver of the foundation subjects. Please see entry requirements section for details.

Campus
Singapore
Start dates
March
Duration
16 months full time
Study mode
On campus

Subjects

Study Program

This course is composed of 16 subjects including foundation, core and elective subjects as per the study plan.

Foundation Subjects

  • Marketing Management
  • People in Organisations
  • Accounting and Finance for Managers
  • Comparative Global Business Systems

Core Subjects

  • Sustainable Enterprise
  • Practical or Research Project
  • Introduction to Tourism and the Environment
  • Tourism Systems Analysis
  • Tourism and Hospitality Operations Management
  • Global Destination Competitiveness
  • Tourist Management Strategies
  • Economic Decision-Making in the Hospitality Industry
  • Hospitality and Gastronomy: Social, Private and Commercial
  • PLUS three elective subjects

For a comprehensive listing and outline of the respective course subjects, please click here.

Eligibility & Requirements

Entry Requirements

Successful completion of study equivalent to an Australian undergraduate bachelor award.

English Requirements

  • IELTS 6.5 (no component lower than 6.0)/ TOEFL iBT 90 (with minimum writing score of 21) and above; or
  • Satisfactory completion of James Cook University Singapore English Language Preparatory Program (ELPP) Level 4.
  • Students who have successfully completed 2 years of full-time study in English medium may satisfy the English language requirement.

Advanced Standing

Advanced Standing from 4 of the Foundation subjects can be considered for:

  • Applicants with a minimum 4 years full-time equivalent professional work experience in management, leadership or supervisory level in a business environment.
  • Applicants with undergraduate degree from cognate discipline such as organisation behaviour, strategic management, marketing, economics, communication, and human resources, tourism or general management

Advanced standing can also be considered for:

  • Applicants with a four-year relevant undergraduate program
  • Previous tertiary study where appropriate

Attendance Requirements

International students holding a valid Student’s Pass are required to attend at least 90% of scheduled classes per month. Failure to attend classes is a breach of the student visa conditions. Being absent from classes for a continuous period of seven days or more, or attendance falling below 90% without valid reasons will result in the student needing to surrender their Student’s Pass for cancellation.

Domestic students must attend at least 75% of the scheduled lecture and tutorial activities to be eligible for assessment.

Career Outcomes

The Master of International Tourism and Hospitality Management provides opportunities for graduates to pursue careers in the travel and tourism industry, events management, tourism policy and hotel & tourism property management.

Tuition Fees

Domestic* International
S$46,224 S$47,936

*Fees apply to all Singapore residents (Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and all pass holders excluding Student's Pass)

Note: All course fees include prevailing 7% Goods and Services Tax (GST)

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Note: International students in Singapore on a Student Pass are not permitted to work. For more information please visit http://www.ica.gov.sg.

James Cook University is EduTrust Certified. The EduTrust certification scheme is administered by the Committee for Private Education (CPE), a part of SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG). EduTrust requires all students to be covered under a Fee Protection Scheme. In James Cook University, this is provided through an insurance protection scheme. Further, EduTrust also requires that the students must be covered under a medical insurance coverage which has provision for hospitalisation, surgery and treatment costs throughout their course duration. James Cook University will advise in the Standard Student Contract the total amount of insurance payable.

For more details please visit the Committee for Private Education (CPE), a part of SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) website: www.cpe.gov.sg

Disclaimer
Although James Cook University endeavours to ensure the accuracy of this information, there is no guarantee it will remain accurate all year. Applicants are advised to confirm program details with the appropriate school before making an application.