The Tourism and Hospitality Management Division (THM) of Mahidol University International College (MUIC) marked another milestone on March 9, 2022 when it signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM) of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
The MOU provides for a dual degree (2+2) agreement between the two institutions. Signing on behalf of MUIC was Prof. Chulathida Chomchai, M.D., Dean of MUIC. On the other hand, Prof. Kaye Chon, Dean of SHTM, represented Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
Under the proposed program, students will spend their first two years in THM-MUIC and then spend the last two years of their university studies at SHTM, including internship at Hotel ICON, SHTM’s teaching and research hotel.
Upon completion of their academic requirements, students will be awarded two undergraduate degrees from the two leading universities of Thailand and Hong Kong.
The School of Hotel and Tourism Management of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University is the leading institution in a number of global rankings related to leisure, tourism and hospitality. In 2020, the school was ranked No.1 in the world, according to Shanghai Ranking’s Global Ranking of Academic Subjects.
MUIC’s Tourism and Hospitality Management Division has been a pioneer in offering the international tourism and hospitality program in Thailand for over 35 years. It is among the first academic divisions of MUIC, the leading liberal arts college in Thailand.