Course : Master in International Hospitality Programme (MIHM)
University : Taylor’s University
The Master in International Hospitality Programme (MIHM) is a postgraduate degree awarded by Taylor’s University and University of Toulouse-Jean Jaurès (UT2J). This is a recognised qualification for those aspiring to become a general manager, consultant, property developer and entrepreneur in hotels, food service establishments and any service-related field. This programme enables industry professionals to move up the career ladder. It provides the grounding for fresh graduates to secure promising jobs at the middle to senior management levels. The programme has also attracted students from various disciplines, apart from hospitality and tourism, and has created a bright future for them in the rapidly growing hospitality and tourism industry.
The MIHM programme aims to produce leaders who possess specialised knowledge of the field of hospitality so they are able to lead the industry with enhanced and innovative services and products, and contribute to the success of the industry, economy and society as a whole. The objectives of the programme are to provide the knowledge and tools for strategic management, planning, development and leadership; provide a dynamic framework of professional competencies, conceptual tools and research skills; provide skills to investigate complex issues based on individual interest and career aspirations; and prepare graduates for top management and consulting positions in the international hospitality industry.
The MIHM degree is a passport to pursue your career all around the world as it is a dual-award degreeawarded by both the Taylor’s University and UT2J.
METHOD OF INSTRUCTION/DURATION
MIHM is a course-based programme suitable for both full-time and part-time studies. It involves 12 modules, a project paper and an internship (those with sufficient relevant experience may apply for exemption to internship). The 12 modules are delivered through lectures, seminars, discussions and more, and most of the block lectures are delivered by professors from UT2J while a selected number of lectures are delivered by notable industry professionals. The minimum duration of this postgraduate degree is one and a half years while the maximum duration is five years.
ADVANTAGES OF PURSUING THIS COURSE
The MIHM degree is a passport to pursue your career all around the world as it is a dual-award degree awarded by both the Taylor’s University and UT2J. Through participation in this degree, postgraduate students are able to benefit from the expertise of a varied makeup of academics who are able to provide students with a unique approach to education.
The modules offered as part of the MIHM degree also incorporate live elements via real-life projects organised in collaboration with business establishments in order to provide students with the ability and skills they need to prepare them to take on senior positions in the industry. Through participation in this degree, students are also able to gain a foothold in top management levels in an industry that is rapidly expanding.
"Through participation in this degree, students are also able to gain a foothold in top management levels in an industry that is rapidly expanding."
Students from other disciplines who are keen to pursue a career in the hotel industry will be able to greatly benefit through this programme with the professional exposure available to them in the form of internships at the Ruemz Hotel, an R&D concept boutique hotel within the Lakeside Campus of Taylor’s University or any of our partner hotels within our professional network.
Taylor’s School of Hospitality, Tourism & Culinary Arts (TCHT) has 30 years of experience in the field of hospitality and tourism with diverse expertise and is the leading hospitality and tourism management school in Southeast Asia. Due to the nature of the MIHM programme, which works around the schedules of working professionals, professionals are able to take that step towards achieving their master’s degree in this field.
QUICK GLANCE ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY
Since its inception in 1969, Taylor’s has continuously provided excellent services for its students in terms of diverse study options, relevant curriculum and teaching methods, ongoing partnerships with leading universities worldwide, strong industry linkages, up-to-date facilities and well-equipped campuses. As one of the largest and most established hospitality and tourism management schools in Southeast Asia, TCHT takes pride in consistently producing high caliber, industry-ready graduates who can deliver excellent performance in their workplaces.
NAME OF COURSE
Master in International Hospitality Management
Bachelor’s degree with a minimum CGPA of 2.50. Bachelor’s degree with a CGPA between 2.00 and 2.50, including a minimum of five years related work experience. Or recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) as approved by the Ministry of Higher Education of Malaysia or a Postgraduate Diploma Level 7 in same field recognised by Malaysian Government, with credit transfer as well as any other equivalent qualification recognised by the Malaysian Government.
Yap Lin Foong
Edward Choy Sing Wai