Doctor of Philosophy in Hospitality & Tourism 36 months PHD Program By Taylor's University |Top Universities

Program overview

Main Subject

Hospitality and Leisure Management

Degree

PhD

Study Level

PHD

Study Mode

On Campus

The Doctor of Philosophy in Hospitality & Tourism is a research-based programme that allows candidates to develop independent thinking and a unique expertise in their own research interest. Independent research requires diligent and thorough investigation into a topic with the aim of formulating new and original ideas, findings and theories. The duration is 3-6 years full-time or 4-8 years part-time. This Phd is designed for candidates with a master’s degree who are interested to deepen their understanding of the hospitality and tourism industries; and postgraduates working in the fields of hospitality and tourism who are interested to deepen their understanding of the hospitality and tourism industries.

Program overview

Main Subject

Hospitality and Leisure Management

Degree

PhD

Study Level

PHD

Study Mode

On Campus

The Doctor of Philosophy in Hospitality & Tourism is a research-based programme that allows candidates to develop independent thinking and a unique expertise in their own research interest. Independent research requires diligent and thorough investigation into a topic with the aim of formulating new and original ideas, findings and theories. The duration is 3-6 years full-time or 4-8 years part-time. This Phd is designed for candidates with a master’s degree who are interested to deepen their understanding of the hospitality and tourism industries; and postgraduates working in the fields of hospitality and tourism who are interested to deepen their understanding of the hospitality and tourism industries.

Admission requirements

Undergraduate

60+
6+
3.67+

Normal Mode

  • Masters: Masters in the field or related fields; OR
  • Bachelor’s Degree: Passed Bachelor’s degree in the field or related fields with min. CGPA 3.67 and registered as a Masters candidate and passed related qualifying assessment
  • Other equivalent qualification: Any other equivalent qualification recognized by Malaysian government or accepted by the Taylor's University Senate and Any of condition of the above would require student's research proposal to be approved.
  • For international students: IELTS 6.0 / TOEFL 60 (Internet Based Test) (May join IEN preparatory course and achieve the IELTS score) The validity of the IELTS or equivalent is within 2 years from the date of the examination.

3 Years
Sep
Apr

Tuition fee and scholarships

Domestic Students

10,389 USD
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International Students

15,552 USD
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The Taylor's Curriculum Framework (TCF) provides students with a unconventional yet valuable opportunity to mix and match modules. The outcome is a multi-dimensional, future-proof education encompassing academic excellence, life skills and emotional well-being, and increased opportunities for overseas and industry experiences.

Taylor's postgraduate studies offer a wide range of programmes in two types of modes, Coursework and Research, to tailor to your needs whether you are a full-time employee or fresh graduate student.

In the Taylor's University 2017-2022 Strategic Plan, research and enterprise is an important pillar that supports the University's ambitions towards Balanced Excellence. The department’s activities focus on enhancing support mechanisms for research, driving research outputs, and making these outputs useful to the community and society.

Taylor’s has invested more than RM130 million over 5 years on research and enterprise, and won more than RM8.5 million in external research funds. The department also has a growing network of more than 200 PhD-qualified staff to provide the right expertise for students.

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