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BA (Hons) In Hospitality 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
R2/811/6/0174; 08/2024
Accreditation Code
A9811


Overview

This three-year degree programme aims to equip students with operational, supervisory and managerial knowledge and skills, required for modern management in the global hospitality industry. It covers a wide range of areas from front office, housekeeping, food and beverage, kitchen and events. Students also have the prospect of indulging in research and development relevant to the industry’s emerging issues such as tourism policies and eco-hospitality. 

* This programme received a 100% graduate employability score in the Ministry of Higher Education’s Graduate Employability 2021 survey. (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 (D)

​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)

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 'D'

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
  • University Life
  • Business Communication
  • Sanitation, Safety and Hygiene
  • Introduction to Accounting
  • Fundamentals of Hospitality and Tourism Industry
  • Fundamentals of Culinary Arts
  • Restaurant Service Operations
  • Hospitality and Tourism Law
  • Business Statistics
  • Malaysian Experiential Tourism
  • Customer Service
Year 2
  • Anthropology of Hospitality
  • Business Research Method
  • Hospitality Operations Management
  • Food & Beverage Management
  • Commercial Food Production
  • Hospitality and Tourism Human Resource Management
  • Hospitality and Tourism Marketing
  • Independent Project A
  • Graphic Design & Photography
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Financial Management for Hospitality and Tourism
  • Hospitality and Tourism Strategic Management
Year 3
  • Tourism and Business of Hotels
  • Business Events
  • Leadership and Business Performance
  • Tourism Planning, Development and Management
  • Independent Project B
  • Co-operative Placement I
  • Co-operative Placement II
Elective

Elective 1 (Choose One)

  • Japanese, German, Mandarin, Korean, French Language

Elective 2 (Choose One)

  • Beverage Studies OR Sustainable Hospitality Operations

Elective 3 (Choose One)

  • Food, Beverage & Labour Cost Control OR Room Division Management

Elective 4 (Choose One)

  • Hospitality Revenue Management OR Hospitality Facilities Management & Design

Elective 5 (Choose One)

  • Oenology OR Hotel Sales & Convention
General Courses (MPU) are compulsory for all students.
For Malaysian students:
  1. U1 - Philosophy and Contemporary Issues
    (Falsafah dan Isu Semasa)
  2. U1 - Appreciation of Ethics and Civilisations
    (Penghayatan Etika dan Peradaban)
For foreign students:
  1. U1 - Philosophy and Contemporary Issues
  2. U1 - Communication in Bahasa Melayu 3
    (Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 3)
All students:
  1. U2 - University Life
  2. U4 - Extra-curricular Learning Experience I
  3. U4 - Extra-curricular Learning Experience II
  4. U4 - Extra-curricular Learning Experience III

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

Career Opportunities

The hospitality industry is the world’s largest industry and continues to grow in size resulting in a great demand for trained professionals.

Upon graduation, students can expect to be employed by international employers successfully making their way up the corporate ladder in the local and global tourism and hospitality industry, specializing in international hotel and resort management, leisure and wellness management, training consultancy, as well as sales and marketing.

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

  • Hotels & Motels
  • Spas & Resorts
  • Food Service Establishments
  • Casinos & Theme Parks
  • Cruiselines
  • Airlines
  • Property Management Companies
  • Hospitality Consultancies
  • Education Bodies

Tuition Fees

Local Students

Approximate Total Fees:

RM 61,566

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International Students

Approximate Total Fees:

RM 82,260

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International Degree Pathway (IDP)
IDP ProgrammePathwayUniversityCountryFee
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in International Hospitality Business2 + 1Glion Institute of Higher EducationSwitzerlandCHF 62,900
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Global Hospitality Management2 + 1Les Roches Global Hospitality EducationSwitzerlandCHF 50,400

For enquiry, please contact us at [email protected] or call us at +603 9101 8880 ext 2066.
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