Doctor of Philosophy (Hospitality & Tourism) (Research)

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Program Description

Candidates pursuing the PhD in Hospitality and Tourism must develop an independent thinking approach 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.

All PhD students are required to attend the Research Methodology & Advance Research Methodology modules in their first year of candidature.

Taylor's School of Hospitality, Tourism and Culinary Arts offers a wide range of courses in the field of hospitality management, tourism management, culinary arts and foodservice management. We stand out from other hospitality academies as we are the first private institution in Malaysia to offer bachelor's degree and master's degree programmes in hospitality and tourism management in partnership with our renowned French partner, the University of Toulouse, France. Now we also become the first to introduce this PhD programme.

We are best known for the quality of our teaching faculty comprising 90-plus full-time local and expatriate academics, many of whom are either industry professionals or top academicians. They have a wide range of research interests and are capable of supervising PhD students in a wide array of topics related to hospitality and tourism.

The key areas of research offered in the PhD programme are:

Tourism & Hospitality Business Operation Management

  • Hotel Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Knowledge Management
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Service Marketing

Tourism, Event & Recreational Management

  • Application of Technology in Tourism
  • Economics of Tourism
  • Poverty Alleviation via Tourism
  • Social & Cultural Impacts of Tourism
  • Special Interest Tourism
  • Sport & Event Management
  • Sustainable and Responsible Tourism

Tourism & Hospitality Business Development Management

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmental Management
  • Real Estate Development

Food Science

  • Food Safety Management
  • Microbiological Safety of Intermediate Moisture Foods
  • Studies on Spoilage Yeasts in Food Systems

Click here to download PhD (Hospitality & Tourism) Brochure

Last updated January 2019

About the School

Taylor’s University is a member of the Taylor’s Education Group, which also comprises Taylor’s College, Garden International School, Australian International School Malaysia, Sri Garden International ... Read More

Taylor’s University is a member of the Taylor’s Education Group, which also comprises Taylor’s College, Garden International School, Australian International School Malaysia, Sri Garden International School, Nexus International School, Putrajaya and Nexus International School Singapore. Since its inception in 1969, Taylor’s has become one of Malaysia’s most successful and reputable private higher education institutions. Taylor’s University offers a myriad of courses in tertiary education, from foundation and diploma, to degree, post-graduate and professional programmes. Read less
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