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Macao Institute for Tourism Studies (IFTM)

Colina de Mong-Há Macao,
Macao S.A.R., China View map
Macau SAR

Postgraduate Overview

IFT offers programs in a number of tourism-related disciplines including hospitality, tourism business, heritage, events, retail and marketing, leisure and entertainment, sports and recreation, creative and cultural studies, and culinary arts.


The Macao Institute for Tourism Studies’ Postgraduate Diploma (PgD) can be undertaken in either full-time or part-time formats.

If you’d like to complete the program full-time, the minimum duration is one year, or it must be completed in a maximum or two years. In comparison, those undertaking the part-time format have a maximum of three years to complete it.

PgD students can choose one of two tracks:

  • Hospitality/Tourism
  • Food and Beverage/Gastronomy


Modules on the program include:

  • International Hospitality and Tourism Management
  • Tourism Management
  • Hospitality Management
  • International Food and Beverage Management
  • International Gastronomy Management

It’s worth noting that PgD programs aren’t applicable for Mainland ID holders.

There are a number of admissions requirements for the PgD program, including applicants holding a bachelor’s degree in areas of hotel and tourism management, food and beverage management, recreation and leisure management etc.

Students will need the following documents to apply:


1.    Online application form
2.    Reference letters*
3.    Curriculum Vitae
4.    Proof of academic qualifications
5.    Proof of working experience (if needed)
6.    Proof of English proficiency (if needed)


Browse all postgraduate courses here.

Postgraduate scholarships are available. Refer to the Higher Education Bureau’s webpage for more details.

Programs are taught in English, and so, English language proficiency is required.


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