Taylor’s University ranks 16th in the world for Hospitality and Leisure Management

April 08, 2022


If you like to face exciting challenges in your career, hospitality may just be your calling.
Why? Simply because there are no mundane moments in hospitality. There is so much adrenaline rush and no two days are the same in this fast-paced, dynamic and highly-competitive industry!
It is the ultimate course any adventurous soul should take because you get to gain a global experience, broaden your horizons and expand your network while being a hospitality professional.
The good news is, Taylor’s University offers exactly what you need in their School of Hospitality, Tourism and Events.

Taylor's University campus.

Established in 1969, Taylor's University has a long history of providing students with excellent services. (Image source: Taylor's University)

The Hospitality and Leisure Management subject ranks 16th in the world

Ranked 16th in the world for the Hospitality and Leisure Management subject in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022, Taylor’s University defends its position as the highest-ranked Malaysian university in the world for the fifth time in a row. 

To help you gauge this achievement, receiving this rank places the university alongside globally renowned hospitality institutions such as Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne, Swiss Hotel Management School (Switzerland), and University of Nevada (Las Vegas).

The university also broke into Top 100 in the world to rank #97 for Business and Management Studies, making it the top private business school in Malaysia and Southeast Asia.

Taylor's University achievements.

Local and international students can be assured that they will receive high-quality education from Taylor’s University with its reputation and achievements. (Image source: School of Hospitality, Tourism & Events - Taylor's University Facebook)

Taylor’s University Vice Chancellor and President, Professor Michael Driscoll said, “Our constantly evolving pedagogical approaches and curriculum is evidence that the university is forward-looking. We strive to anticipate the needs of graduates in meeting the demand for highly skilled human capital.”

“The rankings are an assurance that our Faculties are creating an impact, both in academia and in the industry, through our purpose-driven learning and research,” he added.

The latest rankings come on the back of Taylor’s University’s sterling performance in QS Asia University Rankings 2022 where it ranked 53rd in Asia.

Positive trends in the recent QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2022 and the QS World University Rankings 2022 also sealed the university’s position as the top private university in Malaysia and Southeast Asia, placing it at the top 1.1% among the most influential institutions globally. 

Besides, Taylor’s is one of few Asian universities awarded the QS 5 Stars rating for Online Learning. The award is testament to the institution’s direction in its teaching and learning approach, where e-learning has taken centre-stage. 

What are the courses available?

Taylor’s School of Hospitality, Tourism and Events offers an array of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes with industry-centric curriculum and research-led teaching such as:


  • Bachelor of International Hospitality Management (Hons)
  • Bachelor of International Tourism Management (Hons) (Events Management)
  • Bachelor of International Tourism Management (Hons)


  • Master of International Hospitality Management (Coursework)
  • Master of Science in Tourism (Research)
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Hospitality & Tourism


  • Hospitality & Management

Can I get my Foundation/Diploma at Taylor’s?

The general education pathway goes like this:

Foundation/Diploma (or a relevant Pre-university qualification) > Bachelor’s degree > Master’s > Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Taylor’s College (Lakeside Campus) offers Pre-university programmes that prepare you for future undergraduate studies. You can choose from its extensive list of courses, such as Foundation, Diploma, Cambridge A Level, SACE International, and even professional programmes (ACCA FIA, ACCA, MICPA).

You can find out more about Taylor’s College here.

What are the other highly-ranked subjects?

Taylor’s University has also ranked highly in several other subjects globally, including:

Broad Subjects:

  • Arts and Humanities: 363
  • Social Sciences and Management: 138

Narrow Subjects:

  • Accounting and Finance: 151-200
  • Architecture and Built Environment: 201-230
  • Art and Design: 201-230
  • Computer Science and Information Systems: 401-450
  • Economics and Econometrics: 251-300
  • Pharmacy and Pharmacology: 301-350

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