*The new programme is to be launched from academic year 2022/2023, subject to final approval.
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A bachelor's degree in the areas of hotel and tourism management, food and beverage management, recreation and leisure management, or the like; OR
A bachelor's degree in areas other than those listed above; admitted applicant may be required to enroll in at least one bridging course with a normal course duration of 40 hours.
Both the International Food and Beverage Management and the International Gastronomy Management programmes are management-rich food studies programme. They are predominantly class-based teaching and are marginally related to practical cooking. As such, admission requires competencies in related fields of food studies - whether cooking ‘per se’ or not, which will be determined on a case-by-case basis.
Mainland applicants who are not bachelor's degree graduates of the current year upon admission are required to join the National Postgraduate Entrance Examination of the current intake.
Applicants are required to provide evidence of English proficiency unless they have obtained a degree for which English is the medium of instruction.
|TOEFL||IELTS||College English Test (CET)|
≥ 550 for paper-based test; or
≥ 213 for computer-based test; or
≥ 80 for iBT-based test
≥ 8.0 for Essentials
A Band Score ≥ 6.0 with no section score below 5.5
≥ 430 in Level 6
The following documents are needed upon application. Applicants will be invited for an admission interview after document review.
1. Online application form
2. Proof of academic qualifications (Bachelor’s degree or above)
3. Academic transcripts (Bachelor’s degree or above)
4. Two reference letters (see above for details)
5. Proof of English proficiency (see above for details)
6. Proof of working experience (optional)
7. Mainland applicants who are not bachelor’s degree graduates of the current year upon admission are required to submit National Postgraduate Entrance Examination results reaching the required score line (一区分数线).
Applicants with more than 6-month working experience will be given a bonus of 10% to final admission score average. Internship stipulated in the undergraduate or postgraduate programmes cannot be counted as working experience.
Each MSc candidate will be required to complete a research dissertation (15,000-40,000 words) which is expected to begin after a candidate completes the taught modules in their selected programme of study.
1st batch: 18/10/2021 – 28/02/2022
2nd batch: 01/03 – 31/05/2022
3rd batch: 01/06 – 15/07/2022
|1st batch||2nd batch||3rd batch|
|Online application||18/10/2021 – 28/02/2022||01/03/2022 – 31/05/2022||01/06/2022 – 15/07/2022|
|Upload required documents||18/10/2021 – 07/03/2022||01/03/2022 – 07/06/2022||01/06/2022 – 15/07/2022|
|Document review and interview||March 2022||June 2022||July 2022|
|Release of admission results||March to April 2022||June to July 2022||July to August 2022|
|Class commencement||Late August 2022|
All information on this website is subject to change without notice. The Institute accepts no liability for any loss or damage arising from any use or misuse of or reference to any information on this website.
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