Double-degree MBA in Hospitality and Tourism Management established by PSU Phuket Campus and National Pingtung University, Taiwan

       On 28 February 2023, the Faculty of Hospitality and Tourism at PSU’s Phuket Campus signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with National Pingtung University (NPTU), Taiwan, for the establishment of a double-degree MBA in Hospitality and Tourism Management. On the PSU side, the document was signed by PSU Acting President Asst. Prof. Dr. Niwat Keawpradub; Acting Dean at the Faculty of Hospitality and Tourism Asst. Prof. Dr. Pornpissanu Promsivapallop; and Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies Asst. Prof. Dr. Chayanon Phucharoen. The PSU administrative team also included Acting Vice President for Phuket Campus Assoc. Prof. Dr. Pun Thongchumnum; Acting Vice President for Academic and International Affairs Asst. Prof. Dr. Thakerng Wongsirichot, and other administrators attending the signing ceremony of the MoU at the Fueng Fah Conference Room, Faculty of Hospitality and Tourism, PSU Phuket Campus.

       This new double-degree program opens opportunities for graduate students in the Hospitality and Tourism Management international program to carry out part of their Master’s degree studies in Taiwan. After studying at the PSU, Faculty of Hospitality and Tourism for a year, the students will continue their studies at NPTU’s Department of Leisure Management for another year. Upon graduation, they will receive one Master’s degree from PSU, and another from NPTU.

       At the signing event, the two institutions also discussed expanding opportunities for collaborative research work in order to develop research potential and joint curriculums in the future.





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