Tourism and Hospitality Research Methods
Area of Study
Hospitality and Tourism Management, Research, Research Methodology
Taught In English
Host University Units4 - 4
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units0 - 0
Hours & Credits
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.
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.
- Presentations (students and guest speakers)
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.
Some courses may require additional fees.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.
Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations
Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.