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BSc (Hons) in International Hospitality Management

BSc (Hons) in International Hospitality Management

School of Hospitality



About The Programme

Hotels, resorts, conference centres, cruise ships and visitor attractions around the world need effective, innovative and culturally aware managers to run them. This programme will equip you with the knowledge and skills in international hospitality business and management that you need to set you on course for a top position in the hospitality industry. A specialised training is provided in the hospitality sector, integrated with training in the fundamentals of business management.

Students are prepared for the real world of work through our 18-week internship programme, which allows you to gain first-hand experience in the hospitality industry. Through the internship, you will be exposed to the industry’s culture, learn the industry standards and experience the many and varied aspects of, for example, working in a hotel or resort. Our graduates find themselves in high demand locally and internationally, going on to take up careers in the hotel industry, airlines, and resort management companies, both in Malaysia and overseas. This degree provides you with the knowledge and skills you need to get ahead in what is a truly global industry, helping you to see the world!

This degree is accredited by Le Cordon Bleu and upon the successful completion of the programme, graduates are awarded two certificates; one from Sunway University and another from Le Cordon Bleu.

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Career Prospects

  • Hotel General Manager
  • Director of Food and Beverage
  • Hotel Human Resources Director
  • Purchasing Manager
  • Director of Sales and Marketing
  • Business Development Manager
  • Entertainment Manager
  • Director of Rooms Division
  • Resort Manager


Programme Structure

  • Accounting for Decision Making
  • Beverage Studies
  • Basic Culinary Operations
  • Business Environment
  • Basic Restaurant Operations
  • Hotel Accommodation Operations
  • Intermediate Restaurant Operations
  • English for the Tourism Service Industry
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Business of Tourism & Hospitality
  • Communication Skills
  • Hotel Accommodation Management
  • Food & Beverage Management
  • Branding & Promotions
  • Business & Hospitality Law
  • Research Methods for Hospitality
  • Quality Management
  • Business Statistics
  • Meetings, Incentives, Conventions & Exhibitions (MICE) Management
  • Sustainable Tourism Development
  • Managing People in the Hospitality Industry
  • Strategic Management for Hospitality Business
  • Revenue & Profit Management
  • Research Project
  • Internship (18 Weeks)
  • Wine Studies
  • Concerts and Entertainment
  • Hospitality Facilities Development and Management
  • Small Business Venture

For Local students:

  • Islamic and Asian Civilisations
  • Ethnic Relations
  • Community Service
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A (applicable to students who did not sit for SPM or did not obtain a Credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu)

For International students:

  • Malay Language for Communication 2
  • Malaysian Studies 3
  • Community Service

Entry Requirement

STPM Average C or CGPA 2.0 (min 2 Principals)
A Level minimum 8 points
Australian Matriculation ATAR 55
Canadian Matriculation 55%
MUFY 55%
Sunway Foundation in Arts CGPA 2.0
Sunway Foundation in Science and Technology CGPA 2.0
UEC Maximum 28 points from 5 subjects (all Grade Bs)
IB Completed with minimum 24 points (excluding bonus points)

Other Qualifications
Any other qualifications will be considered on a case-to-case basis

English Language Requirements

TOEFL 550 (paper-based), 213 (computer-based), 80 (internet-based)
PTE Academic 50 overall (minimum 46 in each skill)
MUET Band 4
SPM English B3 or B+
UEC English B4
O-Level English (1119) Credit
Sunway Intensive English Programme Pass Level 4
ESL/ English Satisfactory level in English in Pre-University programmes where the medium of instruction is English


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