Top Hospitality Management Courses and Universities in Malaysia 2019

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Why Hospitality Management?

The hospitality industry is one of the largest income producers in most countries, increasingly growing service providing field that consists of various aspects such as event planning, food and beverage management and tourism. In South East Asia, the tourism industry is one of the most profit-making industries and require a great number of fresh individuals to work with them as the demand for tourism is always high. A degree in hospitality will help students develop various skills through practical learning and learn many different courses from finance to even linguistics. It is a programme that will allow students to build on their interpersonal skills, confidence and entrepreneurship skills. Not only will a degree in hospitality be useful to those who choose to work within the industry, but also those who decide to start their own business and cater to customer needs.

Further reading:Why you should study in Malaysia?

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Top 3 Universities for Hospitality Management in Malaysia

Bachelors of International Hospitality Management – Taylors University


What to expect

A programme that encourages students to build on technical and management skills whilst focusing on key factors related to hospitality business, communications and human relations. Taylors offers world-class practical training facilities and develops students skills that will allow them to work globally in the service industry. Taylors offers this Dual Award degree with the University of Toulous Jean Jaures in France and an exchange option to complete their last year in their partner university.

IntakesMarch and August
Duration3 years
7 months internship
Possible Career PathsBusiness Development Manager
Convention / Events Planner
Cost Control Manager
Customer Service Manager
Director of Operations
Exhibition Manager
Executive Housekeeper
Director of Food & Beverage
Annual Fees 2019RM 33,300

Other related programmes:

  • Bachelor of International Tourism Management

Bachelors of Hospitality Management- Berjaya University College


What to expectA program that focuses on developing commercial expertise and giving their students a competitive edge in a challenging industry. Berjaya focuses on allowing students to gain hands-on experience whilst learning about theoretical aspects from industry experienced lecturers. Berjaya offers students holistic learning experience and consistent practical training.
IntakesJanuary, May and September
Duration3 years inclusive of a 16-week internship
Annual Fees 2019RM 17, 516

Other related programs:

  • Bachelors of Tourism Management
  • Bachelors of Events Management

Bachelors of Hospitality Management-First City University College


What to expectThis program focuses on providing students with industry-relevant skills whilst building professionalism. First City University aims to nurture their hospitality students personal and career development pathways by building their initial networking and placements. Students can expect to learn how to collaboratively work within groups, acquire an in-depth understanding of theoretical aspects, learn to analyse and think critically and develop their communication skills. FCU offers their students an option to do their internship at the Hotel and Tourism Management Institute, Switzerland.
IntakesJan, May and Sep
Duration3 Years with two internship periods
Possible Career PathsHotel and Restaurant Management
Events, Meetings and Convention Management
Hotel and Tourism Sales and Marketing
Transportation Management
Destination Management
Tourism Ministries and Bureaus
National Tourism Organisations
Annual FeesInquire at Excel Education*

Various Scholarship Opportunities

Bachelors of HospitalityTypes of Scholarships Offered
Taylors UniversityTaylor’s University Merit Scholarship
Taylor’s University Talent Scholarship
Taylor’s University Sports Scholarship
Taylor’s University World Class Scholarship
Taylor’s University Community Scholarship
Taylor’s Excellence Award
Taylor’s Distinction Award 2019
Berjaya University CollegePerbadanan Tabung Pendidikan Nasional (PTPTN) Study Loan
EPF Withdrawal
Sin Chew Daily Education Fund
First City University

First City UC Merit Scholarship
First City UC Bursary Award
First City UC UEC Scholarship
First City UC Office Bearer Scholarship
First City UC Sports Scholarship

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Manahil Ijaz

An international student from Taylor’s University, Manahil Ijaz is a freelance writer from the field of PR and Marketing who indulges in different forms of art including writing, painting and designing. Manahil has a great passion for psychology, English literature and travelling.

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