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DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN HOSPITALITY & TOURISM

KPT/JPS (R2/812/8/0090) (A 10907) 01/25

The PhD (Hospitality & Tourism) is a research-based programme that allows candidates to develop independent thinking and a unique expertise in their own research interest. Independent research requires diligent and thorough investigation into a topic with the aim of formulating new and original ideas, findings and theories.

INTAKES: JANUARY, MARCH, JUNE, AUGUST, OCTOBER

 

PHD BY PRIOR PUBLICATION MODE

PhD by Prior Publication is a pathway to achieve a Doctoral award. The candidate’s publications before registration are included in the submission for the Doctoral award.

 

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3 to 6-year

Full Time Programme

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4 to 8-year

Part Time Programme

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Research-Focused

Curriculum

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2 Modes

Normal and Prior Publication

Entry Requirements

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS (NORMAL MODE)

*Bachelor’s degree candidates who are registered for master’s degree programmes may apply to convert to the doctoral degree programmes subjected to the following conditions:

i. Within 1 year for full time and within 2 years for part-time candidates;

ii. Having shown competency and capability in conducting research at doctoral level through rigorous internal evaluation.

iii. Approval of the Taylor’s University Senate.

*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. 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS (PRIOR PUBLICATION MODE)

*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.

FAQ for Prior Publication

1) How long is the candidature?

The minimum duration of candidature is 6 months and must not exceed 2 years.

2) What are the criteria for the award of the degree?

The minimum requirement for the award of the degree is to:

(a) Pass thesis examination and viva-voce/ oral examination.

(b) Confirmation of meeting minimum candidature period (from the first day of intake commencement to confirmation of satisfactory amendment of thesis/dissertation by examiners).

3) How will progression tracking be done?

Progression tracking is done by monitoring of research progress periodically through:

a) Regular consultation with the supervisors (supervisor-supervisee log);

b) Progress report; and Seminars (research seminar, thesis completion seminar).

 

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

DURATION

Full Time:

3 – 6 years

Part Time:

4 – 8 years

RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

Students are required to pass the Research Methodology modules (6 credit hours) in the first year of their candidature.

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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Tourism & Hospitality Business Operation Management

Tourism, Event & Recreational Management

Tourism & Hospitality Business Development Management

Food Science

HIRING GRADUATE STUDENTS

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

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

b) Postgraduates working in the fields of hospitality and tourism who are interested to deepen their understanding of the hospitality and tourism industries.

Fees and Scholarships

Approximate Total Fees
(Local Students):

RM 48,650 (Full-Time)

RM 36,576 (Part-Time)

 

Approximate Total Fees for Prior Publication Mode
(Local Students):

RM 35,700


Approximate Total Fees
(International Students):

USD 16,384

 

Approximate Total Fees for Prior Publication Mode
(International Students):

USD 11,997


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

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