MASTER OF SCIENCE IN INTERNATIONAL HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM MANAGEMENT


Awarded by Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK

Full-time / Part-time
Overview

Cardiff Metropolitan University

Located in a vibrant European capital city, Cardiff Metropolitan University is a thriving and modern university. Integral to the city of Cardiff for more than 150 years, they continue to invest in their students’ future with a focus on student employability and enhancing the student experience; providing education and training opportunities of the highest quality to students from over 140 countries worldwide.

Cardiff Metropolitan University is a research and business orientated university. Research is at the heart of Cardiff Met and its Schools, engaging in research that is at the interface of new knowledge creation and its application. With an excellent track record in applied research, supported by a strong base of expertise and advanced scholarship, the University’s research has direct application in business, industry, the professions and the community at large.

Cardiff Metropolitan University is proud to educate students from over 140 countries worldwide and be associated with a number of high-calibre partners in the UK and internationally.

For updated and accurate information of Cardiff Metropolitan University, please visit their website at www.cardiffmet.ac.uk

Programme Introduction

From hotels to theme parks, the hospitality and tourism industry is one broad collection of fields that is full of vim and vigour. Designed to prime students for a profession at the world’s fastest growing economic sector, the Master of Science in International Hospitality and Tourism Management programme enables students to excel in the field of hospitality and tourism as well as to gain transferrable skills for a range of managerial and entrepreneurial careers.

Throughout the programme, students will learn how to manage people and markets across cultures and grasp a comprehensive insight on tourism, hospitality and events management. Also, students will be thoroughly equipped with a good theoretical and practical knowledge of Project Management focused within the Tourism, Hospitality and Events (THE) industries. Likewise, their soft skills will be further enhanced.

Upon successful completion, qualified students will be awarded the Master of Science in International Hospitality and Tourism Management by Cardiff Metropolitan University. This qualification gives graduates the capacity to critically analyse the global issues which affect hospitality and tourism industries all over the world.

DIMENSIONS International College is an approved academic partner of Cardiff Metropolitan University for the above programme.

Objective

  • To rigorously train and cultivate future leaders of the hospitality and tourism sector.
  • To equip aspirants with the proficiency to secure a leadership/management role and gain a competitive edge in today’s job market.

Designed for

  • Graduates who wish to acquire a range of skills and knowledge required for management positions in one of the largest employment sectors both locally and internationally.
  • Individuals who aspire to become driven leaders and take up managerial positions in the hospitality industry.
Course Structure

Course Structure

Master of Science in International Hospitality and Tourism Management consists of 7 modules.

  • Tourism, Hospitality and Events Industries in Context
  • Managing People and Markets across Cultures
  • Industry Project Management
  • Exploring Hospitality and Tourism Landscapes
  • Research Methods
  • Crisis, Risk and Strategic Change Management
  • Dissertation

Course Outline

  • Outline for Tourism, Hospitality and Events Industries in Context
  • Outline for Managing People and Markets across Cultures
  • Outline for Industry Project Management
  • Outline for Exploring Hospitality and Tourism Landscapes
  • Outline for Research Methods
  • Outline for Crisis, Risk and Strategic Change Management
  • Outline for Dissertation

Scope of Study

Theories, case analysis and practices in the area of international hospitality and tourism management

Delivery Mode

Classroom lectures and tutorials; case studies and groupwork

Commencement Date/Intakes

To view dates of intakes for January to December 2018, please click here.
DIMENSIONS reserves the right to change the intakes at any time without prior notice.

Course Fees

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Full-time

1. Application Fee (Non – refundable)

S$

500.00

2. Tuition Fee

S$

19,800.00

3. Registration Fee For Overseas University

S$

3,500.00

4. Administrative Fee

S$

510.00

5. Examination Fee

S$

1,200.00

6. Course Material

S$

980.00

7. Medical Check-Up Fee

S$

60.00

8. International Student Management Fee

S$

500.00

9. ICA Processing and Student’s Pass Fee

S$

120.00

7% GST

S$

1,901.90

Total

S$

29,071.90

Part-time

1. Application Fee (Non – refundable)

S$

100.00

2. Tuition Fee

S$

14,000.00

3. Registration Fee For Overseas University

S$

3,500.00

4. Administrative Fee

S$

300.00

5. Examination Fee

S$

1,200.00

6. Course Material

S$

980.00

7% GST

S$

1,405.60

Total

S$

21,485.60

Miscellaneous Fees

1. Loss of Student’s Pass (For Student’s Pass holder only)

:S$

278.20

2. Renewal of Student’s Pass (For Student’s Pass holder only)

:S$

128.40

3. Administrative Fees for Extension / Replacement of Student’s Pass (For Student’s Pass holder only)

:S$

535.00

4. Additional Book Fee Per Book

:S$

107.00

5. Appeal for Result Fee Per Module

:S$

160.50

6. Academic Status Certification Fee Per Certification Letter

:S$

53.50

7. Late Payment Fee

:S$

107.00

8. Documents Courier Services Fee Per Delivery

:S$

53.50

9. Re-enrolment Fee

:S$

535.00

10. Course Deferment Fee

:S$

374.50

11. Graduation Ceremony Fee

:S$

Subject to University / DIMENSIONS’ prevailing charges

12. Re-assessment Fee Per Module

:S$

481.50

13. Re-take Fee Per Module

:S$

3,210.00

Note 1: All miscellaneous fees are inclusive of 7% GST.
Note 2: Total course fees paid (except application fee and GST) by students are protected under the Fee Protection Scheme (FPS).
Note 3: All students must sign the Advisory Note to Student before signing the Standard PEI-Student Contract.
Note 4: The Standard PEI-Student Contract must be signed by the student prior to making course fees payments to DIMENSIONS.
Note 5: The course fees shown above are effective from 2nd April 2018. DIMENSIONS reserves the right to make necessary amendments to the course fees without prior notice.

Payment Mode

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For more information on Fee Protection Scheme (FPS), please click here.

For further details, please contact your Admissions Officer at 6334 0600.

Duration

  • Full-time: 12 months Institutional Training
    Part-time: 15 months Institutional Training
  • Maximum allowed period for a student to complete the course is 36 months, subject to the approval from the Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK.

Opportunities for Further Education/Career Pathway

Students may consider progressing to a Doctoral degree of relevant discipline in any Universities subject to their acceptance.

Notes:

  • Graduates progression pathway is subject to the respective Institutions’/Universities’ entry requirements at the point of application.
  • Foreigner’s application for jobs in Singapore is subject to the approval from the Ministry of Manpower of Singapore (MOM). DIMENSIONS DOES NOT GUARANTEE any success rate of approval.
Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Academic Level:

One of the following must be fulfilled:

  • A degree from a recognised university with a minimum of a 2:2 classification;
  • Hold a professional or other qualification which is deemed as acceptable for admission by Cardiff Metropolitan University and have held a responsible position for a minimum of 5 years.

Selection for this course is through an application form and, where necessary, an interview.

English Proficiency: IELTS score of at least 6.5 or pass the DIMENSIONS’ Certificate in Academic English Level 6 or pass the English Proficiency Test at equivalent level conducted by DIMENSIONS or its equivalent. English proficiency may be considered to have been met and an IELTS score may not be required if applicant possesses a highest qualification where English was the sole medium of instruction.

Assessment & Awards

Class Periods

Full-time
Monday to Friday: 9.30am – 12.30pm and/or 1.45pm – 4.45pm
5 sessions per week, 3 contact hours per session

Part-time
Weekday (Monday to Friday)
Sessions will be held in the evening
and / or
Weekend (Saturday and/or Sunday)
Sessions will be conducted within 9.00am to 6.00pm
1-2 sessions per week, 3 contact hours per session

Examination Period

Assessments in course and / or at the end of semester

Assessment Methods

Module Name Assessment Methods (Weighting)
Tourism, Hospitality and Events Industries in Context Individual Presentation (40%), Individual Report (60%)
Managing People and Markets across Cultures Coursework 1 (25%), Coursework 2 (75%)
Industry Project Management Group Presentation (50%), Group Feasibility Study (30%), Individual Essay (20%)
Exploring Hospitality and Tourism Landscapes Group Presentation (25%), Individual Written Assignment (75%)
Research Methods Presentation – Podcast (50%), Research Proposal (50%)
Crisis, Risk and Strategic Change Management Coursework 1 (50%), Coursework 2 (50%)
Dissertation Written Thesis (100%)

Assessment Grading Criteria

Following the University’s Generic Marking Criteria in evaluating a Student’s Knowledge and Understanding, Cognitive Skills, Practical Skills and Key Skills in term of percentages

Expected Examination Results Release Date

Not more than 3 months after the final assessment

Qualification Award

Master of Science in International Hospitality and Tourism Management awarded by Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK

Graduation Requirements

A “Pass” in all assessments of all modules

Note 1: International Student must achieve at least 90% attendance rate (ICA Requirement).
Note 2: International Student must not be absent for more than 7 consecutive days without valid reason (ICA Requirement).
Note 3: Students who do not require ICA’s student’s pass must achieve at least 80% attendance rate.Our College only accept medical certificates as proof for absenteeism. Any other documents should only be accepted on a case-by-case basis with full justification and be acceptable by ICA.
Note 4: In the first week of studies, an induction session will be conducted. The students will be briefed by the Academic Staff on full details of the course including scheme of work, timetable, assessments and grading, assessment and exam dates and venue and many other academic matters.
Note 5: DIMENSIONS has the right to cancel a class/an intake if the minimum number of students enrolled is less than 10 for any programme per class. Students may enroll into a later intake, if any, or withdraw from course. (For refund, please refer to our Refund Policy).
Note 6: Students (both international and local) must achieve an attendance rate of 80% and above in order to qualify for examinations.