Institute for Tourism Studies Institute for Tourism Studies

Colina de Mong-Ha, Macau, China
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Established in 1995, the Institute for Tourism Studies, Macao (IFT) offers the most extensive ion of tourism and hospitality related bachelor degree programmes in Macao, and about 20,000 participants attend its vocational and professional training courses annually. IFT collaborates with 104 universities and tourism organisations around the world, and builds strong links with 588 leading tourism and hospitality corporations to offer internship opportunities to its students. • Being the first institution accredited by the UNWTO.TedQual Certification System for tourism education, IFT has now 8 bachelor degree programmes with the Certification. Currently, the Institute has the most number of bachelor degree programmes certified under the System of any tertiary education establishment worldwide. • In 2017, IFT became the world’s first higher education institution to pass International Quality Review (IQR) the UKs Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA). IFT has been highly ranked by QS World University Rankings in the ject area of Hospitality and Leisure Management. • IFT has received the Medal of Merit in Tourism the Macao SAR Government, and twice won the Gold Award in ‘Education and Training’ the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA). What we offer We offer the following six 4-year Degree Programmes, with tuition fee of MOP44,900 per year. - Culinary Arts Management - Heritage Management - Hotel Management - Tourism Business Management - Tourism Event Management - Tourism Retail and Marketing Management Being an IFT student, you will have opportunities to widen your horizon by participating in overseas internship or various cultural as well as exchange programmes. Also, through global recruitment, the Institute has formed an international teaching team 18 countries and regions in addition to local staff. All non-local students (including exchange students), upon their request, can apply for an allotment in our Student Hostel.