The Master of Science (Tourism) is a prestigious and research-based programme designed to propel your career in the field of tourism. Whether you aspire to become a teacher, researcher, or industry expert, this programme will equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary to excel in your chosen path.


The programme offers a comprehensive and in-depth exploration of various aspects of tourism, providing you with a solid foundation in both theoretical and practical knowledge. Through a combination of coursework and research, you will develop a deep understanding of key concepts, trends, and challenges in the tourism industry.

Hospitality, Tourism and Events

Intake Month

February, April, June, September, and October

Study Options

Full time or part time

Study Programme

2 to 4-year (full time) or 3 to 6-year (part time)



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Key Highlights of Master of Science in Tourism




Full time

2 – 4 years  

Part time

3 – 6 years

Note: All information is subject to change. Readers are responsible for verifying information that pertains to them by contacting the university.

Research Methodology

Research Methodology

Students are required to pass the following modules (6 credit hours) in the first year of their candidature:


Year 1

  • Research Method for Social Science (Core Module)
  • Qualitative Research Methods / Quantitative Research Methods

Note: All information is subject to change. Readers are responsible for verifying information that pertains to them by contacting the university.

Key Research Areas

Key Research Areas

At Taylor's University, we believe research can help shape the future. Our postgraduate research programmes cover a broad range of topics with the aim to help shape the future in the aspects of society, technology, economy, and environment.


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  • Consumer Behavior
  • Destination Development
  • Destination Benchmarking
  • Environmental Management
  • Ecotourism Rating and Certification
  • Economic Impacts of Tourism
  • Food Tourism
  • Human Resource Development
  • Hospitality Services
  • Higher Education Services
  • Knowledge Management
  • Medical Tourism
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Poverty Alleviation via Tourism
  • Product Developments
  • Rural Poverty and Tourism
  • Sustainable and Responsible Tourism
  • Sustainable Tourism Developments
  • Socio-cultural Impacts of Tourism
  • Special Interest Tourism
  • Socio-Anthropology of Tourism and Leisure
  • Services Marketing
  • Service Quality
  • Tourist Guest Behaviour
  • Tourist Guest Satisfaction
  • Tourism Development
  • Urban Tourism Management
  • Place Branding and Marketing
Hiring Graduate Student

Hiring Graduate Student

More than 300 postgraduates have chosen Taylor's to fulfill their research aspiration. Join us and contribute to our innovative and progressive research projects here.

Who Should Join This Programme?


Candidates with a bachelor’s degree who are interested to deepen their understanding of the hospitality and tourism industries.

Fulfilling one of the requirements listed below:

  1. Bachelor's Degree (Tier 1)
    Bachelor's degree with CGPA equal or above 2.75 in the field or relevant fields; OR

  2. Bachelor's Degree (Tier 2)
    Bachelor's degree in the field or related fields with CGPA above 2.50 but below 2.75 will be subject to rigorous internal assessment; OR

  3. Bachelor's Degree (Tier 3)
    Bachelor's degree in the field or related fields with a CGPA above 2.00 but below 2.50, recognised by the Malaysian or National Government, AND a minimum of 5 years related working experience;

  4. 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.


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.


  • Students without a qualification in the related fields or relevant working experience requires to undergo and pass a bridging module.
  • Any of the above conditions would require student's research proposal to be approved.
  • All information is subject to change. The above entry requirements serve as a guideline. Readers are responsible to verify the information by contacting the university's Admissions Department.

When you've successfully completed this Master of Science in Tourism programme, you could embark on any of these exciting careers, including:

  • Managers (hotel, airlines, resorts, F&B, spa and wellness centres)
  • Organisers & Planners (concerts, festivals, MICE, weddings)
  • Cruise Industry (accommodation, entertainment, and leisure)
  • Hospitality Consultant
  • Business Owner

Master of Science in Tourism

I am Approximate Total Fees
Local Student
MYR 32,700 (Full-Time)
MYR 27,632 (Part-Time)
International Student
USD 11,822 (Full-Time)

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Note: Fees will be reviewed annually. For the avoidance of doubt, Taylor’s reserves the right to revise the fee payable for any given semester.