Accredited by the Instiute of Hospitality and designed following extensive consultation with the hospitality industry, this course will help you to obtain the skills and understanding of the critical aspects affecting hospitality management. You will develop a critical understanding of the forces influencing the development of the international hospitality industry and be able to evaluate the role of core management functions, their application and contribution to quality and performance.
Qualifications have a strong impact on the career development of managers, and as these roles in hospitality organisations become more complex, the nature of the management role will increasingly require the skills and knowledge that a Masters degree can develop.
Our MA International Hospitality Management online degree has been designed to meet the needs of the dynamic international industry, equipping you with practical and relevant skills, which combined with your existing experience, can help you to advance your career within the industry.
Theory and skills for direct application
You'll gain an understanding of operational, tractical and strategic issues, coupled with the necessary management tools which will allow you to apply theories directly to your workplace situation.
As all of your resources are online, you have the flexibility to fit your study periods around your existing work commitments and shift patterns. Course modules still operate within a fixed trimester but you can choose to study during the day, in the evenings or at the weekend rather than having to attend fixed lectures. Through webinars and online discussion forums, you will connect with your online tutor and fellow students from around the world to discuss and debate key topics and share experiences within this dynamic industry.
You'll develop skills and awareness of the various management functions, as part of the total business structures in a variety of organisations. This will include an understanding of globalisation and the impacts of a multicultural workforce that can present organisational and operational challenges, as the concepts of service quality and customer satisfaction change rapidly in the market place.
Last updated January 6, 2016