Master of Science in Hospitality And Tourism

Application Dates
Course Overview
Masters (Research)
Tuition Fees
Local: RM 19,780 (FT) RM 27,220 (PT); International: RM 26,230 (FT)
UOW Malaysia KDU Penang University College, George Town & Batu Kawan
2-4 years (Full-time); 3-6 years (Part-time)
Study Field


This program provides you with the opportunity to specialise in a chosen field of Hospitality and Tourism research. You will understand, study and demonstrate your expertise in a hospitality and tourism topic through your dissertation. You will develop your research skills through two taught modules, i.e. research methods and quantitative or qualitative methods.

A flexible framework is provided enabling you to pursue your research passion working closely with your supervisors, academic experts, industry practitioners, government agency(s) from local and international fields in the following areas:

  • Hospitality and Hotel Management
  • Tourism Management
  • Tourism Economics and Finance
  • Leisure and Events Management
  • Hospitality and Tourism Technology Management

Experienced supervision team

You will be supervised by active and experienced supervisors in UOW Malaysia KDU, gain access with guidance from potential co-supervisors, interact with supervisors from different disciplines to enhance your learning opportunities and allow you to progress in diverse and interdisciplinary research to prepare you for a PhD.

Culture of Excellence in Research

We are committed in providing extensive training and support to all postgraduate students. You will learn research methodology and analysis methods through core modules. Student will also receive training sessions; including inventive problem solving approaches, project management, scholarship and research funding application, English writing, communication skills and information research and retrieval. A series of research seminars, workshops and talks will be available, to enhance and stimulate a research culture in UOW Malaysia KDU Penang University College.


School of Hospitality

Type of Specialisation/ Research Areas (if any)

Hospitality and Tourism research

Entry Requirements

A Bachelor’s Degree with minimum CGPA of 2.75 or equivalent, as accepted by the Senate; or A Bachelor’s Degree with minimum CGPA of 2.50 and not meeting CGPA of 2.75 or equivalent, can be accepted subject to rigorous internal assessment

MQA Full Accreditation No. or Provisional Accreditation No.

PA 9616