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Bachelor of Management (B.M.)

Major in Travel and Service Business Entrepreneurship

The Bachelor of Management in International Hospitality Management is offered by the Tourism and Hospitality Management Division. To cope with the tendency of tourism growth, universities in Thailand have been developing a common academic curriculum in tourism and hospitality so that an individual’s qualifications can be mutually recognized so as to aid labor mobility. From the perspective of tourism and hospitality practitioners, the industry does not only value graduates with academic knowledge, but also has a high demand for well-rounded graduates in foreign language skills, intercultural communications, analytical skills, and creative ideas which are required as important skills for the 21st century.

The Bachelor of Management in International Hospitality Management takes in external demands and trends for the quality in education and aims to produce graduates who will be well-equipped for the important skills required for the 21st century.

Our program is designed to:

  • Bridge theories and practices on the knowledge relating to International Hospitality Management
  • Enhance the linguistic skills of students in mastering more foreign languages
  • Reflect the components of ASEAN, internationalization and globalization
  • Instill ethical values
  • Develop creativity and analytical skills of students
  • Underpin academic, practical, and professional expertise
  • Satisfy the demand of the fast-changing marketplace and
  • Provide more opportunities for cooperation between the industry and education institutions, particularly in the area of overseas student exchanges and internships

The program aims to uplift the standard of students’ analytical ability and leadership, and to support the goal of Mahidol University of being the “Wisdom of the Land” that strives for educational excellence, outstanding research, and global outlook.

Career Opportunities

85% of THM students are hired before their graduation. A large number of them get a job offer during the internship period.

Job Opportunities After Graduation
Private Sector
Students will be able to work in the private sector specifically in the hospitality and tourism industry such as hotels, restaurants, airlines, cruise ships, hospital, spa, or travel agencies. They have been trained to gain practitioner-level skills with emphasis on management.
Potential careers after graduation include positions in operational management in the areas mentioned. Our alumni have proven themselves to be successful middle- to senior management professionals.

Public Sector
Students who are interested in events and exhibitions can avail of job opportunities in organizations  in the public sector such as Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) or Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT).

Students can start their own business in the hospitality industry. They can run and operate their own hotels and restaurants.

Other Possible Career Paths
Students are trained to acquire interpersonal, cross-cultural, communication / third language, and problem-solving skills, enabling them to apply these in other professions in different fields such as consumer products.
Students are trained in basic research methods, including quantitative and qualitative approaches. These skills are applicable for working in the field of research in the areas of tourism and hospitality.

Course Structure

Course CategoryCredits
Foundation Courses
General Education Courses
39 credits
– English Communication
16 credits
– Natural Sciences
8 credits
– Humanities
4 credits
– Social Sciences
8 credits
– Physical Education
3 credits
Specific Courses
112 credits
– Core Courses
32 credits
– Major Required Courses
40 credits
– Major Elective Courses
20 credits
– Foreign Language Elective Courses
20 credits
Free Electives
 8 credits
Internship Courses
 24 credits

Total Credits Required
No Less Than 183 Credits

Note:If students are placed into the ‘Advanced Track’ for their General Education requirement in English Communication, 4 credits of General Education in English Communication will be waived.

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Tourism and Hospitality Management (THM) Office

Room 426, 4th Floor,
Aditayathorn Building
+66 (0) 2700 5000, ext.4419, 4418
Mon – Fri 8:00 am – 5:00 pm