Bachelor of Tourism Management (Hons)

The areas of specialisation in this programme are travel, event, recreation and entertainment management.


Tourism as a career offers many opportunities. It provides employment to millions of people directly and indirectly. This industry has an enormous scope and is growing and generating jobs for qualified job seekers. The industry has something to offer for almost everyone and can absorb people with diverse skills.

The hospitality and tourism industries are very people-oriented. If interacting with new people is what you love and you take pride in making people happy, then this could be your career choice.

Jan, Feb, May, Aug, Oct*

*Not available to students seeking credit exemptions

3 years 

Damansara Heights

Indicative Total Fees
including Application Fee, Registration Fee, Resources Fee (Full) and Tuition Fee (Full) RM 85,950

Course Code
(R2/1015/6/0012) (02/25) (A10692)

Why study Bachelor of Tourism Management (Hons) at HELP?

The programme is designed to produce graduates with an in-depth grasp of concepts and perspectives in the tourism industry, who are able to source, analyse and critically evaluate information on physical features, attractions and the impact of events on the environment. It is developed to be industry-focused so that graduates can function effectively as active professionals to promote tourism at different levels – local and worldwide. The areas of specialisation in this programme are travel, event, recreation and entertainment management.

Programme Overview

Entry Requirements
Transfer Options
Career Pathways

These are the subjects and electives that you will take as part of the programme.

  • Programme Details

    • 3-year honours programme
    • 33 subjects including an undergraduate tourism project.
    • 14 weeks for full semester; 7 weeks for half semester
  • Year 1


    • ACC102 Accounting for Hospitality & Tourism
    • ITC101 Information Technology for Business
    • TRM101 Principles of Management for Hospitality & Tourism
    • TRM102 Tourism Marketing
    • TRM200 Introduction to Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management
    • QBM101 Business Statistics
  • Year 2 & 3


    • TRM228 Special Interest Tourism
    • TRM216 Tourism Geography
    • TRM 204 Human Resource Management for Hospitality and Tourism Industry
    • TRM226 Computer Reservation Systems
    • MGT204 Asian Entrepreneurship & Innovation
    • MGT212 Business Analytics for Decision Making
    • TRM223 Tourism Operations
    • TRM202 Organizational Behavior for Service Industry
    • TRM222 Intercultural Studies
    • TRM225 E-Tourism
    • TRM203 Tourism Research Methodology
    • TRM229 International Tour Operations
    • TRM340 Internship in the Travel and Tourism Industry
    • TRM410 Undergraduate Tourism Project
    • TRM322 Sustainable Tourism Management
    • TRM323 Contemporary Issues in the Hospitality & Tourism Industry

    5 ElectivesChoose 5 electives of 4-credit value from any Year 2 or Year 3 subjects (2 of them must be a Year 2 subject and 3 of them must be a Year 3 subject) from the following:

    • TRM227 Destination Marketing
    • TRM220 Heritage Interpretation Management
    • ITC201 Principles of Web Design
    • MKT212 Social Media Marketing
    • TRM316 Banqueting and Convention Management
    • TRM331 Nature and Adventure Tourism
    • TRM332 Culinary Tourism
    • TRM333 Themepark Management
    • TRM334 Wellness Tourism
    • LAW311 Cyberlaw and Ethics
    • TRM315 Introduction to Special Event Management
    • TRM314 Communication Strategies Skills


    All students are required to complete an undergraduate tourism project under supervision

  • MPU



    • MPU3183 Penghayatan Etika dan Peradaban
    • MPU3193 Falsafah dan Isu Semasa
    • MPU3143 Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 (International students)

    MPU2 / MPU3

      • MPU3213 Bahasa Kebangsaan A***
      • MPU3373 A*Gen Careers in Malaysia & Beyond

    *** For Malaysian students without a credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu.

    MPU4 (CHOOSE 1)

    • MPU3412 Co-curriculum – Sports 2
    • MPU3432 Co-curriculum – Event Management 2
  • Undergraduate Tourism Project

  • All students are required to complete an undergraduate tourism project under supervision.

  • Assessment


    Continuous assessment – 40%
    Final assessment – 60%

You will need to fulfill one of these entry requirements to join the program.

  • Entry Requirements

  • 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
    • 2CsinSTPM*
    • 2 A-Levels 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.
    ** Please refer to the Faculty of Business, Economics and Accounting on the Mathematics and English requirement.

    ENGLISH REQUIREMENT (International Students): Minimum IELTS 5.0 or equivalent International English Language qualification

Here are the academic pathways for the Bachelor of Tourism Management (Hons).

  • Australia & New Zealand

  • UK/ US / Ireland

Here are the career pathways for graduates who complete the Bachelor of Tourism Management (Hons) programme. The graduates can further their studies and do a postgraduate degree to further unlock more career pathways.

  • Possible Career Pathways

    • Event Coordinator
    • Tour Guide
    • Hotel Manager
    • Front Office
    • Marketing Director
    • Chef
    • Tour Manager
    • Spa Manager
    • Holiday Representative
    • Travel Counselor
    • Travel Writer
    • Airline Ground Staff