Master of Science (MSc) in Global Hospitality Business

General

Program Description

Hospitality is one of the fastest growing and most dynamic sectors of global business and industry professionals require a 21st century skill set to stay competitive. In a world that has become very connected, it is vital for future leaders to have strong international perspectives and an in-depth understanding of the cultural immersion key to holistic approach to the global hospitality business.

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At the forefront of the industry, the SHTM has formed a unique alliance with two world-class centres of educational excellence: Lausanne Hotel School in Switzerland and Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management, University of Houston in USA, to establish the tripartite MSc in Global Hospitality Business programme. This is the first time that these three institutions, representing the best of the East and the best of the West, have joined hands to help define the future of global hospitality development.

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This innovative educational strategy allows students from Europe, Asia and North America to spend one semester in each of the three continents, capitalising on three outstanding faculties and campuses. It provides students with exposure to three distinct markets and three diverse cultures as well as access to three alumni networks. Awarded with three professional certificates, students will be groomed to become the next generation of business leaders who can truly “think global, act local”.

Last updated Aug 2019

About the School

Rated No. 1 in the world in the “Hospitality and Tourism Management” category according to ShanghaiRanking’s Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2019, placed No. 1 globally in the “Commerce, Managemen ... Read More

Rated No. 1 in the world in the “Hospitality and Tourism Management” category according to ShanghaiRanking’s Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2019, placed No. 1 globally in the “Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services” category in the University Ranking by Academic Performance in 2017/2018 and ranked No. 1 in the world in the “Hospitality, Leisure, Sport & Tourism” subject area by the CWUR Rankings by Subject 2017, the School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM) at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University is uniquely positioned to not only ride the Asian wave, but also to lead it in educational excellence. Read less