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International Hospitality and Management, B.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #252 (QS) Bangkok, Thailand
The International Hospitality and Management program of Mahidol University is offered by the Tourism and Hospitality Management Division.
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Overview

The International Hospitality and Management program of Mahidol University copes with the tendency of tourism growth, universities in Thailand have been developing a common academic curriculum in tourism and hospitality so that an individual’s qualifications can be mutually recognized so as to aid labor mobility. From the perspective of tourism and hospitality practitioners, the industry does not only value graduates with academic knowledge, but also has a high demand for well-rounded graduates in foreign language skills, intercultural communications, analytical skills, and creative ideas which are required as important skills for the 21st century.

Our program is designed to:

  • Bridge theories and practices on the knowledge relating to International Hospitality Management
  • Enhance the linguistic skills of students in mastering more foreign languages
  • Reflect the components of ASEAN, internationalization and globalization
  • Instill ethical values
  • Develop creativity and analytical skills of students
  • Underpin academic, practical, and professional expertise
  • Satisfy the demand of the fast-changing marketplace and
  • Provide more opportunities for cooperation between the industry and education institutions, particularly in the area of overseas student exchanges and internships

Career Opportunities

85% of THM students are hired before their graduation. A large number of them get a job offer during the internship period.

Job Opportunities After Graduation

Private Sector

Students will be able to work in the private sector specifically in the hospitality and tourism industry such as hotels, restaurants, airlines, cruise ships, hospital, spa, or travel agencies. They have been trained to gain practitioner-level skills with emphasis on management.

Potential careers after graduation include positions in operational management in the areas mentioned. Our alumni have proven themselves to be successful middle- to senior management professionals.

Public Sector

Students who are interested in events and exhibitions can avail of job opportunities in organizations  in the public sector such as Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) or Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT).

Entrepreneurs

Students can start their own business in the hospitality industry. They can run and operate their own hotels and restaurants.

Other Possible Career Paths

Students are trained to acquire interpersonal, cross-cultural, communication / third language, and problem-solving skills, enabling them to apply these in other professions in different fields such as consumer products.

Students are trained in basic research methods, including quantitative and qualitative approaches. These skills are applicable for working in the field of research in the areas of tourism and hospitality.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    183 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Management
  • Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism Industry 
  • Business Communication 
  • Digital Technology for Hospitality Industry
  • Consumer Behavior for International Hospitality Management 
  • Laws and Ethics for Hospitality and Tourism

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    69

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • A copy of your high school transcript (with English translation)
  • GED submissions must pass 4 subjects with a minimum score of 600 and an official high school transcript of grade 10 or its equivalence with at least 2 terms.
  • A certified copy of your high school diploma or its equivalent (with English translation)
  • School Profile in English Version
  • Three 1”x1” photographs
  • Non-native English speaking applicants must submit official results from either the TOEFL iBT or Copy of IELTS Academic with at least 2 years’ validity
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • A photocopy of your passport
  • Statement of Purpose (250 words at least)
  • Medical Certificate
  • Financial Statement
  • Application fee 50 USD or 1,500 THB

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7728 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30922 USD for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
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  • per 4 years: 1,020,400 BAHT

Living costs for Bangkok

  • 23180 - 36560 THB/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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