PhD Degree in Tourism Management (International Program)

Tourism Management

1.1      Philosophy

Integration of both social science and behavioral science, combined with innovation or technology in terms of quality service management with an entrepreneurship spirit that is responsible for tourism resources, society and nation in the flow of tourism management that comes into real practice. Resulting in the development of a sustainable country.

1.2      Importance

This is an international program aimed at developing human resources for learning and innovation, including theories and concepts in service and tourism management. By focusing on the development of human potentials as well as integrating all 4 dimensions, such as body, mind, society and intelligence. Including the conservation and development of natural resources and the environment

1.3      Objectives

  1. To produce graduates that are fully equipped with integrated science and knowledge. both in social and behavioral science. Including sustainable tourism management technology and innovation on both national and international standard.
  2. To produce graduates that possess the ability to link the knowledge of tourism management and services. As well as related sciences to manage risks Strategic management, regulations and assessment for the sustainability of the tourism industry.
  3. To produce graduates that will create creative research results that positively cause social change in both academic circles and at the international level.
  4. To produce graduates that are able to manage resources for tourism Under social responsibility
  5. To produce graduates with right morals and ethics. Understand and possess managerial ability under human diversity.

1.4      Educational System

The Educational system in Maejo University International Colleges, Maejo University uses a binary education system, 1 academic year is divided into 2 regular semesters, 1 regular semester has a study period of not less than 15 weeks.

1.5      Structure of the Curriculum

  1. Plan A Type 1.1
  2. Basic groups Non-credit courses
  3. dissertation not less than            48      credits

total credits throughout the curriculum    48      credits

 

  1. Plan A Type 2.1
  2. Basic groups Non-credit courses    
  3. Major Core Courses                    12       credits
  4. Major compulsory course      6        credits
  5. Major elective courses 6        credits
  6. dissertation not less than               36      credits

credits throughout the curriculum           48      credits

1)  Plan 1.1

 

Year 1, Semester 1

Course Codes

Course Names

Credits

Theory

Practice

Self-Study

TM 701

Advanced Research Methodology for Tourism Management

(3)

2

3

5

TM 710

Strategic Management Theories for Tourism   Management

(3)

2

3

5

TM 791

Seminar 1

(1)

0

2

1

TM 891

Dissertation 1

6

0

18

0

Total

6

4

25

11

 

 

 

 

 

Year 1, Semester 2

Course Codes

Course Names

Credits

Theory

Practice

Self-Study

TM 792

Seminar 2

(1)

0

2

1

TM 892

Dissertation 2

6

0

18

0

Total

6

0

20

1

 

Year 2, Semester 1

Course Codes

Course Names

Credits

Theory

Practice

Self-Study

TM 793

Seminar 3

(1)

0

2

1

TM 893

Dissertation 3

6

0

18

0

Total

6

0

0

20

Year 2, Semester 2

Course Codes

Course Names

Credits

Theory

Practice

Self-Study

TM 794

Seminar 4

(1)

0

2

1

TM 894

Dissertation 4

6

0

18

0

Total

12

6

0

0

 

 

Year 3, Semester 1

Course Codes

Course Names

Credits

Theory

Practice

Self-Study

TM 795

Seminar 5

(1)

0

2

1

TM 895

Dissertation 5

12

0

36

0

Total

12

0

38

1

 

Year 3, Semester 2

Course Codes

Course Names

Credits

Theory

Practice

Self-Study

TM 796

Seminar 6

(1)

0

2

1

TM 896

Dissertation 6

12

0

36

0

Total

12

0

38

1

 

 

 

 

 

2)  Plan 1.2

 

Year 1, Semester 1

Course Codes

Course Names

Credits

Theory

Practice

Self-Study

TM 701

Advanced Research Methodology for Tourism Management

(3)

2

3

5

TM 710

Strategic Management Theories for Tourism   Management

(3)

2

3

5

TM 791

Seminar 1

(1)

0

2

1

TM 891

Dissertation 1

6

0

18

0

Total

6

4

25

11

 

 

 

Year 1, Semester 2

Course Codes

Course Names

Credits

Theory

Practice

Self-Study

TM 792

Seminar 2

(1)

0

2

1

TM 892

Dissertation 2

6

0

18

0

Total

6

0

20

1

 

Year 2, Semester 1

Course Codes

Course Names

Credits

Theory

Practice

Self-Study

TM 793

Seminar 3

(1)

0

2

1

TM 893

Dissertation 3

6

0

18

0

Total

6

0

0

20

Year 2, Semester 2

Course Codes

Course Names

Credits

Theory

Practice

Self-Study

TM 794

Seminar 4

(1)

0

2

1

TM 894

Dissertation 4

6

0

18

0

Total

12

6

0

0

 

 

 

Year 3, Semester 1

Course Codes

Course Names

Credits

Theory

Practice

Self-Study

TM 795

Seminar 5

(1)

0

2

1

TM 895

Dissertation 5

12

0

36

0

Total

12

0

38

1

 

Year 3, Semester 2

Course Codes

Course Names

Credits

Theory

Practice

Self-Study

TM 796

Seminar 6

(1)

0

2

1

TM 896

Dissertation 6

12

0

36

0

Total

12

0

38

1

 

Year 4, Semester 1

Course Codes

Course Names

Credits

Theory

Practice

Self-Study

TM 795

Seminar 7

(1)

0

2

1

TM 895

Dissertation 7

12

0

36

0

Total

12

0

38

1

 

Year 4, Semester 2

Course Codes

Course Names

Credits

Theory

Practice

Self-Study

TM 796

Seminar 8

(1)

0

2

1

TM 896

Dissertation 8

12

0

36

0

Total

12

0

38

1

 

Year 5, Semester 1

Course Codes

Course Names

Credits

Theory

Practice

Self-Study

TM 795

Seminar 9

(1)

0

2

1

TM 895

Dissertation 9

12

0

36

0

Total

12

0

38

1

 

Year 5, Semester 2

Course Codes

Course Names

Credits

Theory

Practice

Self-Study

TM 796

Seminar 10

(1)

0

2

1

TM 896

Dissertation 10

12

0

36

0

Total

12

0

38

1


1) Non-credit Basic compulsory courses /required courses

 

TM 701

Advanced   Research  Methodology for  Tourism Management

3(2-3-5)

 

Prerequisite: As approved by the program committee

 

The importance of research in Advance Research Methodology for Tourism Management step in research methods; causes and selection of research topics; search and review of literatures related to a research; writing of a research proposal; research design and statistics; data collection and data analysis by statistical computer programs; result presentations and interpretations; symposium and publication of research articles in scientific journals.

(Lecture 2 hours,  Practice 3 hours, self-study 5 hours/week)

 

TM 791

Seminar 1

1(0-2-1)

 

Prerequisite: None

 

          Literature review, presentation, and discussion of recent advances in various topics in Integrated Sustainable Tourism Management and related fields.

(Lecture 0 hour,  Practice 2 hours, self-study 1 hour/week)

 

TM 792

Seminar 2

1(0-2-1)

 

Prerequisite: TM 791 Seminar 1

 

Literature reviews, presentation, and discusstion of recent advances in various topics in Integrated Sustainable Tourism Management and related fields which are related to graduate student dissertation.

(Lecture 0 hour,  Practice 2 hours, self-study 1 hour/week)

TM 793

Seminar 3

1(0-2-1)

 

Prerequisite: TM 792 Seminar 2

 

               Presentations of dissertation framework, dissertation progress. Discussion and reports on research study.

(Lecture 0 hour,  Practice 2 hours, self-study 1 hour/week)

 

TM 794

Seminar 4

1(0-2-1)

 

Prerequisite: TM 793 Seminar 3

 

Presentations of dissertation progress and discussion on research problems.

(Lecture 0 hour,  Practice 2 hours, self-study 1 hour/week)

 

TM 795

Seminar 5

1(0-2-1)

 

Prerequisite: TM 794 Seminar 4

 

Presentations of dissertation progress, discussion and report of research problems. Publication report concerning the recent research works.

(Lecture 0 hour,  Practice 2 hours, self-study 1 hour/week)

 

 

TM 796

Seminar 6

1(0-2-1)

 

Prerequisite: TM 795 Seminar 5

 

Presentations of dissertation progress, discussion and report of research problems. Publication report concerning the recent research works.

(Lecture 0 hour,  Practice 2 hours, self-study 1 hour/week)

 

TM 797

Seminar 7

1(0-2-1)

 

Prerequisite: TM 796 Seminar 6

 

Presentations of dissertation progress, discussion and report of research problems. Publication report concerning the recent research works.

(Lecture 0 hour,  Practice 2 hours, self-study 1 hour/week)

 

TM 798

Seminar