M.B.A. HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM MANAGEMENT

MBA Tourism School of Professional Studies

2 YEARS

PART-TIME PROGRAM (Study on Sat. - Sun)

Thesis and non-Thesis options

PROFESSIONAL RESEARCH & STUDIES IN:

- Hospitality and Marketing Research

- Sustainable Tourism Development

- Crisis Management in Tourism

- Niche Tourism

- IT & E-commerce for Tourism

  • In trend creative and innovative tourism management.

  • Self-organised fieldtrips combined with course work necessary to acquire skills to deliver services in a highly competitive AEC bussiness environment.

  • Minimum time in-class, maximum exposure to work-place tourism environment.

  • A “Fun-tastic” learning experience through learning by doing.

ESTIMATED FEES: Installments


Installments                         Thai Students                               Non-Thai Students      
 (THB)                          (THB)                       (US$)       
1st Installment                              137,500                     137,500                     4,167       
2nd Installment                              137,500                     137,500                     4,167       

3rd Installment                              112,500                     137,500                     4,167         4th Installment                              112,500                     137,500                     4,167       
         Total                                550,000                     550,000                   16,686       

The Fee includes:

- First enrollment fee (matriculation fee, etc) 

- Tuition fee, University fee, Campus Network fee

- Comprehensive,Thesis fees (first attempt only)

- Health / Life insurance (non-Thai students)

- Educational Field Trip

- AU Academic Writing Course

The Fee doesn’t cover the following:

- Admission fee (non-refundable)

- Textbooks

- Maintain Student Status (4,900 THB per Trimester)

Note:

1. In case of failed grade in any course or comprehensive examination, the student should repeat the course or exam with the registration and university fees at the latest rate separately.

2. The fees are subject to change at the university's discretion without prior notice.

3. Currency exchange rate: THB/US$ = 33

4. Overseas Field Trip is optional with additional fee 50,000 THB

QUALIFICATIONS FOR ADMISSION

1. Bachelor's degree or equivalent from anaccredited institution in any fields

2. A minimum CGPA of 2.00 on 4.00 scale

3. Good command of English

4. Computer literacy

 

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS

1. A completed application form

2. Official transcript of the previous university attended (2 copies)

3. Bachelor's degree certificate (2 copies)

4. Citizen identification card and residenceregistration (2 copies) - for Thai applicants 5. Passport (2 copies) - for Non-Thai applicants

6. Four (1x1-inch size) photographs (formal attire, not in graduation gown)

7. Reference letters from former instructors or employers (2 letters)

 

Note : All documents must be endorsed with signature and submitted in person within the last day application period, otherwise the application will not be considered and the applicant will not be allowed to sit for the Admission interview.

ADMISSION  FEES

(non refundable)

- AU English Proficiency Test 1,000 THB

 

 

EXEMPTION

The English part of Food Biotechnology entrance examination may be exempted if you satisfy with the followings:

- a TOEFL score of (iBT) 90 or (PBT) 575 or an IELTS (Academic) score of at least 6.5 (Validation: Two years)

- a Bachelor’s degree or a higher degree from native English speaking countries (e.g. USA, Canada, UK, Australia and New
Zealand)

 

STUDY SYSTEM

1st Trimester  | September - December

2nd Trimester| January - April

3rd Trimester |May - August

VENUE & CLASS HOURS

» Huamak Campus, Ramkhamhaeng 24 Road Sat.& Sun. 9.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m.

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

1. Obtain the minimum prescribed 48 credits 2. Earn a minimum cumulative GPA of at least 3.00

3. Pass Thesis Examination under the Thesis option or

4. Pass the written and oral comprehensive examinations under the Non-Thesis option

 

STUDY PLAN

Plan A: Thesis Option

Foundation Course Upper Intermediate Academic Writing*

*(For those who required English Proficiency Standard Course)

 

Trimester I

TR 6000 Managerial Accounting, Economics and Financial Decision Making for Tourism                                                                                     3    

TR 6001 Sustainable Tourism Development                                           3

TR 6103 Tourism Business Management and Ethics                             3

TR 6104 Human Resource Management for Tourism Organization.  3

 

Trimester II

TR 6107 Marketing Management for Tourism                                       3

TR 6109 International Tourism and its Environment                            3

TR 5801 Research Methods for Tourism (Weekday 6.30 P.M. - 9.30 P.M.) 0

TR 6111 Information Technology and E-Commerce for Tourism       3

One Elective Course                                                                                   3

 

Trimester III

TR 6110 Tourism Policy and Public Planning                                        3

TR 6108 Strategic and Quality Management for Tourism and Hospitality 3

One Elective Course                                                                                  3

 

Trimester IV , V

TR 7006 Master’s Thesis (for Thesis Option only)                                6

TR 7007 Master’s Thesis (for Thesis Option only)                                9

Plan B: Non-Thesis Option

Foundation Course

Upper Intermediate Academic Writing*

*(For those who required English Proficiency Standard Course)

Trimester I

TR 6000 Managerial Accounting, Economics and Financial Decision Making for Tourism                                                                                 3

TR 6001 Sustainable Tourism Development                                       3

TR 6103 Tourism Business Management and Ethics                         3

TR 6104 Human Resources Management for Tourism Organization 3

 

Trimester II

TR 6107 Marketing Management for Tourism                                   3

TR 6109 International Tourism and its Environment                        3

TR 5801 Research Methods for Tourism (Weekday 6.30 P.M. - 9.30 P.M.) 0 TR 6111 Information Technology and E-Commerce for Tourism                                                                                                    3

One Elective Course                                                                               3

Trimester III

TR 6110 Tourism Policy and Public Planning                                     3

TR 6108 Strategic and Quality Management for Tourism and Hospitality                                                                                               3

One Elective Course                                                                              3

Trimester IV

TR 6992 Independent Study (Weekday 6.30 P.M. - 9.30 P.M.)        6

Three Elective Courses                                                                         9

Trimester V

Written and Oral Comprehensive Examination

For Plan A

Candidates are required to take 2 elective courses and register for conducting the thesis ( 15 credits)

For Plan B

Candidates are required to take 5 elective courses as well as the comprehensive examination

 

Elective Courses (3 credits/ course)

TR 6102 Advanced Studies in Tourism Behavior

TR 6201 Thailand’s tourism products

TR 6202 Field Work I : Ecological Sustainable Development Studies

TR 6203 International Hospitality and Hotel Management

TR 6205 Advanced Research Methods for Tourism

TR 6208 Selected Topic in Tourism Management

TR 6209 Cultural Tourism in Europe and America

TR 6210 Cultural Tourism in Latin America and Africa

TR 6211 New Tourism Products Development

TR 6212 Niche Tourism : Contemporary Issues, Trends, and Cases

TR 6214 Field Work II : Business and Leisure Event Management

TR 6215 Tourism Economics Studies

TR 6216 Tourism Legal Studies

TR 6217 Tourism Journalism and Travel Writing

TR 6218 Yield Management in Tourism Industry

TR 6219 Crisis Management in Tourism

TR 6220 Comparative ASEAN Tourism Policy Studies

CURRICULUM STRUCTURE

Foundation courses Upper Intermediate Academic Writing Course
*(For those who required AU English Proficiency Standard Course)

Plan A: Thesis Option

Foundation Courses*                                                                                       
Required Courses                                                                            30 credits
Elective Course                                                                                   3 credits
Thesis in concentration                                                                  15 credits
Total                                                                                            48 credits

Plan B: Non-Thesis Option

Foundation Courses*                                                                                       
Required Courses                                                                            30 credits
Elective Courses                                                                               12 credits
Individual research project                                                              6 credits
Comprehensive Examination                                                           - credits
Total                                                                                  48 credits

* For those who required English Proficiency Standard Course

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