Its objective is to provide a theoretical and research base that prepares graduates for research and education positions in hospitality and tourism.
The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Hotel and Tourism Management programme at PolyU School of Hotel and Tourism Management offers advanced research training based on individual interests and career aspirations, which allows students to develop their ability to complete significant research in a specific area of hospitality or tourism.
The intellectual and supportive environment fostered by the School encourages academic staff and students to collaborate to conduct research and disseminate information through scholarly publications, conference presentations, and research seminars.
Graduates will make positive contributions to the growth and enhancement of hospitality and tourism research and education.
In addition to the regular Ph.D. programme, PolyU and the University of Surrey also join hands to offer Ph.D. programmes that will allow doctoral students from various disciplines to attain a dual Ph.D. from both institutions.
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- Statistics for Research in Hospitality and Tourism Management
- Quantitative Research Methods for Hotel and Tourism Management
- Qualitative Research Methods for Hotel and Tourism Management
- Theories and Concepts in Tourism
- Ethics: Research, Professional and Personal Perspectives
- Research Seminars
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- 36 months
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DisciplinesHospitality Management Tourism & Leisure
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
A Master's degree with a significant thesis/dissertation research component, at least one degree in hospitality and tourism management or a closely related field, and at least two years of industry work experience. Candidates without the prescribed educational and industry backgrounds may be admitted on an exceptional basis. Such students will have to obtain relevant industry experience prior to enrolment or during the first year of enrolment, and undertake extra coursework as determined by the supervisor and/or School Research Committee. Candidates whose Master's degrees did not include thesis/dissertation research components must provide other documented evidence of previous scholarly research experience.
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International4485 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 4485 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
National4485 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 4485 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.