Course Details:

Tourism is the world’s biggest and fastest growing industry. The travel and hospitality industry constitutes 10% of the world’s GDP and is a major source of foreign exchange earnings and employment. The hospitality and tourism industries are very people oriented.

The HELP Bachelor of Tourism Management (Hons) programme is designed to produce graduates with an in-depth grasp of concepts and perspectives in the tourism industry. It is industry focused so that graduates can function effectively as active professionals and are able to promote tourism at different levels – local and worldwide.

For more information on entry requirements, programme pathway, subjects listing and to get to know the faculty, please click on download brochure.

  • 3-year honours programme
  • 33 subjects including an undergraduate tourism project
  • 14 weeks for full semester; 7 weeks for half semester


7 compulsory subjects
  • ACC101 Financial Accounting 1
  • ACC103 Management Accounting 1
  • ECO101 Principles of Microeconomics
  • LAW101 Business Law
  • QBM101 Business Statistics
  • TRM101 Principles of Management for Hospitality & Tourism
  • TRM102 Tourism Marketing

YEAR 2 & 3

20 compulsory subjects
  • TRM201 Introduction to Tourism & Travel Management
  • TRM202 Organisational Behaviour for Service Industry
  • TRM203 Tourism Research Methodology
  • TRM204 Human Resource Management for the Hospitality and Tourism Industry
  • TRM213 Hospitality Small Business Operations
  • TRM220 Heritage Interpretation Management
  • TRM221 Tourism Management Technology Application
  • TRM222 Intercultural Studies
  • TRM223 Tourism Operations
  • TRM225 E-Tourism
  • TRM226 Computer Reservation Systems
  • TRM227 Destination Marketing
  • TRM228 Special Interest Tourism
  • TRM229 International Tour Operations
  • TRM305 Leadership & Management in Hospitality Industry
  • TRM310 Internship in the Travel and Tourism Industry
  • TRM321 Strategic Customer Care in Hospitality & Tourism
  • TRM322 Sustainable Tourism Management
  • TRM323 Contemporary Issues in the Hospitality & Tourism Industry
  • TRM410 Undergraduate Tourism Project
Choose 1 elective from the following
  • TRM301 Food & Beverage Management
  • TRM312 Services Management in Hospitality
  • TRM313 Introduction to Special Event Management
  • TRM314 Communication Strategies Skills
Undergraduate Tourism Project
  • All students are required to complete an undergraduate tourism project under supervision.
5 Compulsory MPU Subjects
MPU1 (to do 2 subjects)
  • MPU3113 Hubungan Etnik (Malaysian students)
  • MPU3123 Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia (Malaysian students)
  • MPU3143 Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 (International students)
  • MPU3173 Pengajian Malaysia 3 (International students)
MPU2 (choose 1)
  • MPU3213 Bahasa Kebangsaan A*
  • MPU3233 Leadership in Business

*for Malaysian students without a credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu

MPU3 (choose 1)
  • MPU3313 Comparative Ethics for Malaysia
  • MPU3323 Malaysian Constitution
  • MPU3333 Malaysian Digital Transformation
  • MPU3343 Career Pathways in the field of Behavioural Sciences in Malaysia
  • MPU3353 Personal Financial Planning in Malaysia
  • MPU3373 Goods & Services Tax in Malaysia
MPU4 (choose 1)
  • MPU3412 Co-curriculum – Sports 2
  • MPU3422 Co-curriculum – Community Service 2
  • MPU3432 Co-curriculum – Event Management 2

Any one of the following:

  • HELP Foundation in Arts / Foundation in Science with a minimum CGPA score of 2.0 out of 4.0
  • HELP Diploma in Business with a minimum CGPA score of 2.0 out of 4.0
  • 2 Cs in STPM***
  • 2 A-Level passes
  • 5 Bs in Senior Middle 3 (UEC)
  • 5 CPU passes with a minimum average of 50%
  • University Aggregate of 50% or ATAR score of at least 50 for various Australian Matriculation Programmes
  • Equivalent qualification

***The stated qualifications need to be supported with a pass in Sejarah and Bahasa Melayu at SPM Level.

Most subjects follow the assessment pattern below:

  • Continuous assessment – 40%
  • Final examination – 60%
  • Total – 100%

Intake Date

January, March**, May, August, October**

** This intake is only applicable for those entering the programme without being granted any exemptions.