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BA (Hons) In Event And Tourism Management (A Dual Award With HTMi Switzerland)

Intakes
January, May and September (Kuching Campus only)
Course Duration
3 Years (14 weeks per semester, 7 weeks per short semester)
Course Location
Kuching
Course Mode
Full-time
Approval Code
R3/812/6/0049; 06/2026
Accreditation Code
A 7867


Overview

This three-year degree programme gain the competitive edge in the multi-million ringgit event and tourism industry. Understand operational, supervisory and managerial knowledge and skills that are required for modern management of business industry. This programme covers a wide range of areas from conventions, events to tourism

* This programme received a 100% graduate employability score in the Ministry of Higher Education’s Graduate Employability 2020. (Source: ge.mohe.gov.my/)

About the Programme

 

Assessments

The assessment includes a combination of examinations, projects and assignments, and finally a requirement to complete a dissertation in Independent Project in the final year. Students will acquire up-to-date vocational skills that are relevant and competitive. This reflects the complex and challenging nature of the accounting, finance and business realms.

Entry Requirements

Academic Requirements

​Foundation Year

Pass with a minimum CGPA of 2.0

STPM

Pass STPM with Minimum 2 principals (C)

​A-Level

Minimum 2 principals (E)

​UEC

Pass UEC with Minimum 5 credits (B6)

​National Matriculation

Minimum CGPA of 2.0

​International Baccalaureate (IB)

A minimum score of 26 credits from 6 subjects

Canadian Pre-U

Minimum average of 60% in 6 subjects

SAM

Minimum average of 60% in 5 subjects

Other qualifications deemed equivalent to STPM/A-Level by Malaysian Government

Minimum overall average of 60%

Diploma (business-related)

Minimum CGPA of 2.0

Other equivalent qualifications

To be reviewed by the faculty on a case-to-case basis

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR FOUNDATION YEAR

Academic Requirements

SPM

Pass SPM with minimum 5 credits

STAM

Minimum 2 passes (Jayyid)

CPU

Average below 60% in 6 subjects (inclusive of Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics/Physics)

O-Level

Minimum 5 credits (C)

UEC

Pass UEC with minimum 3 credits (B6)

Other qualifications deemed equivalent to STPM/A-Level by Malaysian Qualifications Agency

Minimum overall average of 50%

Other qualifications deemed equivalent to SPM/O-Level by Malaysian Qualifications Agency

Minimum overall average of 60%

Note / Legend:

Discretion is given to the Head of School to deal with applicants who have results borderline to the Academic Requirements.

SPM Credit – 'A+' to 'C'
O-Level – 'A' to 'C'
UEC Credit – 'A1' to 'B6'
STPM principal – 'A' to 'C'
A-Level principal – 'A' to 'E'

English Language Requirements

For Local Students
MUET
Band 3
SPM English Language
Grade B+
SPM English Language 1119/O-Level/IGCSE
Grade C
UEC English Language
Grade A2

  • In the event that the English language requirements are not met, applicants will be required to take the Basic English and English Foundation for in-sessional academic enhancement concurrently with the programme.
For International Students
IELTS
Band 5.0
Cambridge English Qualifications and Tests
154
TOEFL IBT
42
Pearson Test of English
47
MUET
Band 3

  • International applicants who do not meet the respective academic programme’s English Language Requirement will need to improve their proficiency by enrolling into the English for Tertiary Education programme (R/KJP/00920-00920) which helps them prepare for attaining a required band score. Placement into the various levels of the English for Tertiary Education programme depends on the English Language qualification students have at the point of admission and / or the outcome of the English Placement Test.
  • The applicants who have met the respective academic programme’s English Language Requirement may be advised by Faculty to improve their proficiency by undertaking the additional English proficiency courses.

Courses Offered

Year 1
  • Introduction to Accounting
  • Fundamentals of Hospitality and Tourism Industry
  • Introduction to Management and Organisation Theory
  • Business Communication
  • Business Statistics
  • Customer Service
  • Cross Cultural Studies
  • Introduction to the Events Industry
  • Hospitality and Tourism Human Resource Management
  • Hospitality and Tourism Law
  • Hospitality and Tourism Economics

    Elective (Choose One)

  • Introduction to Foreign Languages in Hospitality Industry (Japanese, German, Mandarin, Korean, or French)
Year 2
  • Planning and Management of Events
  • Tour and Travel Operations
  • Special Interest Tourism
  • Visitor Attraction Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Event Operations Management
  • Business Event Management
  • Destination Marketing
  • Co-operative Placement 1

    Elective (Choose One)

  • Hospitality and Tourism Management Accounting 
  • Hospitality Revenue Management
Year 3
  • Business Research Method
  • Tourism Planning, Development and Management
  • Tourism and Business of Hotels
  • Independent Project A
  • Leadership and Business Performance
  • Business Event Operations
  • Event Marketing
  • Hospitality and Tourism Strategic Management
  • Event Risk Management
  • Independent Project B
  • Malaysian Ethnic Food (MPU 3)
  • Co-operative Placement 2

    Elective (Choose One)

  • Casino, Club and Resort Management 
  • Convention Sales, Services and Operations
General Courses (MPU) are compulsory for all students.
U1
For Malaysian students:
  1. Ethnic Relations
  2. Islamic Civilisation and Asian Civilisation
For foreign students:
  1. Malaysian Studies
  2. Communication in Bahasa Melayu 3

All information is correct at the time of upload and UCSI University reserves the right to make amendments without prior notice.

Career Opportunities

Career opportunities are wide and varied for graduates from this discipline. Students may expect to be employed by:

  • Travel Agency Manager
  • Tour Operator
  • Cruise Manager
  • Theme Park Manager
  • Tourism Project Manager
  • Recreation Manager
  • Event Manager
  • Convention Centre Manager
  • Entertainment Specialist
  • Banquet Manager

Tuition Fees

Local Students

Approximate Total Fees:

RM 50,726

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International Students

Approximate Total Fees:

RM 63,576

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International Degree Pathway (IDP)
IDP ProgrammePathwayUniversityCountryFee
BA (Hons) Event Management (Top-up)2+1University of NorthamptonUnited Kingdom£ 11700

For enquiry, please contact us at geo@ucsiuniversity.edu.my or call us at +603 9101 8880 ext 2066.
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