Faculty of Hospitality and Tourism (FHT), PSU Phuket Campus, Thailand

 
   
 

Faculty of Hospitality and Tourism
Prince of Songkla University, Phuket Campus

 
 

 

 

 

Master Degree Program (MBA)

 

 

 

Program Structure

The program consists of three plans as indicated below. Students may choose to undertake either plan.

 

 Plan A 1 Thesis

(Number of credits) 

 Plan A 2 Thesis

(Number of credits) 

  Plan B  Coursework

(Number of credits) 

Compulsory Courses

 

 20

 20

Specialization Courses

 

 12

 12

Electives

 

 - 

 16

Thesis in specific option

 56

 24

 -

Minor Thesis

 

 -

 8 

Total number of credits

 56

 56

56

 

There are three specializationareas within the program. Students may choose one of following areas of specialization:

 

• Hospitality Management

 

• Tourism Management

 

• Event Management

 

 

Academic Plan

 

• Plan A 1  Thesis

 

First Year Trimester 1
816-572 Thesis 14(0-42-0)
Credits   14(0-42-0)
Trimester 2
816-572 Thesis 14(0-42-0)
Credits   14(0-42-0)
Trimester 3
816-507 Writing Research Manuscripts for Publication * 2(2-0-4)
816-572 Thesis 14(0-42-0)
Credits   14(0-42-0)

 

* Non-credit

 

 

Second Year Trimester 1
816-572 Thesis 14(0-42-0)
Credits   14(0-42-0)

 

 

 

 

Plan A 2  Thesis

 

First Year Trimester 1
  4 Compulsory Courses  
816-501 Managerial Accounting and Finance for Hospitality and Tourism 4(4-0-8)
816-502 Marketing Strategy for Hospitality and Tourism 4(4-0-8)
816-503 Managing People for Hospitality and Tourism 4(4-0-8)
816-504 Research Methodology for Hospitality and Tourism 4(4-0-8)
Credits   16(16-0-32)
Trimester 2
  2 Compulsory Courses  
816-505

Seminar in Contemporary Issues and Innovation in Hospitality and Tourism  

2(2-0-4)
816-506 Research Proposal Development * 2(2-0-4)
  3 Specialization subjects  
 

Hospitality Management

 
816-511 Service Quality Management in the Hospitality Industry 4(4-0-8)
816-512 Small Business and Entrepreneurship in the Hospitality Industry 4(4-0-8)
816-513 Strategic Management in the Hospitality Industry 4(4-0-8)
 

Tourism Management 

 
816-521 Advanced Tourism Theory and Practice 4(4-0-8)
816-522

Concept and Theory in Sustainable Tourism Planning and Development 

4(4-0-8)
816-523 Tourist Behaviors and Management 4(4-0-8)
 

Event Management 

 
816-531 Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Exhibitions Management 4(4-0-8)
816-532

Special Event Planning and Management

4(4-0-8)
816-533 Risk Management for Special Events 4(4-0-8)
Credits   16(16-0-32)
Trimester 3
816-571 Thesis 12(0-36-0)
Credits   12(0-36-0)

 

 

Second Year Trimester 1
816-507 Writing Research Manuscripts for Publication * 2(2-0-4)
816-571 Thesis 12(0-36-0)
Credits   12(0-36-0)

 

* Non-credit

 

 

 

 

• Plan B Minor Thesis

 

First Year Trimester 1
  4 Compulsory Courses  
816-501 Managerial Accounting and Finance for Hospitality and Tourism 4(4-0-8)
816-502 Marketing Strategy for Hospitality and Tourism 4(4-0-8)
816-503 Managing People for Hospitality and Tourism 4(4-0-8)
816-504 Research Methodology for Hospitality and Tourism 4(4-0-8)
Credits    16(16-0-32)

Trimester 2

2(2-0-4)

  2 Compulsory Courses 2(2-0-4)
816-505

Seminar in Contemporary Issues and Innovation in Hospitality and Tourism

4(4-0-8)
816-506 Research Proposal Development * 2(2-0-4)
  3 Specialization subjects  
 

Hospitality Management

 
816-511 Service Quality Management in the Hospitality Industry 4(4-0-8)
816-512 Small Business and Entrepreneurship in the Hospitality 4(4-0-8)
816-513 Strategic Management in the Hospitality Industry 4(4-0-8)
 

Tourism Management 

 
816-521 Advanced Tourism Theory and Practice 4(4-0-8)
816-522 Concept and Theory in Sustainable Tourism Planning and Development 4(4-0-8)
816-523 Tourist Behaviors and Management 4(4-0-8)
 

Event Management 

 
816-531 Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Exhibitions Management 4(4-0-8)
816-532

Special Event Planning and Management

4(4-0-8)
816-533 Risk Management for Special Events 4(4-0-8)
Credits   16(16-0-32)
Trimester 3
  1 Elective Course  4(4-0-8)
  1 Elective Course  4(4-0-8)
816-561 Minor Thesis 4(0-12-0)
Credits   12(8-12-16)

 

* Non-credit

 

 

Second Year Trimester 1
816-507 Writing Research Manuscripts for Publication * 2(2-0-4)
  1 Elective Course 4(4-0-8)
  1 Elective Course 4(4-0-8)
816-561 Minor Thesis 2(0-6-0)
Credits   10(8-6-16)
 
   
   
 

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