Tourism and Hospitality Research Methods

Mahidol University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Tourism and Hospitality Research Methods

  • Host University

    Mahidol University

  • Location

    Bangkok, Thailand

  • Area of Study

    Hospitality and Tourism Management, Research, Research Methodology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    ICTM461

    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

    4 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    0 - 0
  • Overview

    Course Description

    An introduction to research process and design, data collection, hypothesis testing, and
    reporting; featuring econometrics and other quantitative applications in business research;
    research on a topic related to the tourism and/or hospitality industry.

    Course Objective

    After successful completion of this course, students will be able to

    • Develop understanding and appreciation of research and the need for research, not only in tourism and hospitality, but also applicable to numerous other fields.
    • Develop knowledge and skills in designing and carrying out research projects.
    • Experience valuable “real‐life” lessons.

    Teaching Methods

    • Lectures
    •  Discussions
    • Presentations (students and guest speakers)

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