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PhD in Hospitality and Tourism Program

1) Course Overview:

A PhD in Hospitality and Tourism Program prepares students for careers in research and teaching of business management in the hospitality and tourism industries. Topics that may be covered include contemporary issues in travel and tourism, financial economics, international business management, organizational theory, database management systems, telecommunication and networking, systems analysis and design, and consumer behaviour. This helps in the development of skills such as critical thinking, intensive research, data collection, and scholarly writing while pursuing scholarship.

1) Eligibility Criteria:

Students interested in pursuing PhD in Hospitality and Tourism should have minimum 55% in the Master’s degree in relevant discipline or equivalent from a recognized university.

Syllabus Overview:

Subjects Covered
• Coursework
• Statistics
• Quantitative Techniques – Hospitality, Travel and Tourism
• Research Methods
• Economic Trends in Hospitality
• International Hospitality
• Leadership Principle in Hospitality Management
• Qualifying exam
• Coursework
• Hospitality Marketing and Promotion
• Marketing and Research Methods
• Tourism Management
• Advances in Hospitality Operations and Management
• Comprehensive Examination in Hospitality
• Synopsis Submission
• Additional coursework as needed;
• Development of dissertation proposal
• Thesis Submission

Duration Of Course:

3 years to 6 years