MSc Hospitality and Tourism Management

University of Gloucestershire

Program Description

MSc Hospitality and Tourism Management

University of Gloucestershire

Hospitality and Tourism Management (Postgraduate Certificate / Postgraduate Diploma / MSc)

Develop your critical thinking, problem-solving and entrepreneurial skills, as well as broader business acumen to further your hospitality and tourism management career.

The hospitality and tourism sectors are characterised by fast-paced, dynamic, global industries that need dynamic, informed and entrepreneurial leaders to move their businesses forward in an ever changing world. This course is designed for a range of students - you may have recently graduated and are now looking to fast-track your career. Or you may have a high level of industry experience, but are looking to improve your career prospects. Or maybe you are seeking a change in career direction.

The course comprises modules that critically investigate contemporary issues in hospitality and tourism management using current theories and concepts. You will develop your critical thinking, problem-solving and entrepreneurial skills, as well as broader business acumen.

A complementary applied element to the course can be found in the optional 'Professional Practice' module. In addition, visiting industry speakers offer contextualisation of critical and contemporary issues, while their contribution further reinforces the currency of the course content.

Study style

Assessment is via reports, dissertation, essays, presentations, live research projects and sales pitches.

Entry requirements

  • You will need a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject
  • Or you may have substantial relevant work experience
  • International students need IELTS 6.5 overall (no less than 6.0 in writing and 5.5 in any other band) or equivalent.

Careers

  • Senior Hotel, Resort or Operational Hospitality Manager
  • Strategic Planner for local authority in tourism
  • Consultancy in hospitality and tourism management

Associated professional accreditations

Accreditation by Institute of Hospitality and by the Tourism Management Institute will be sought on validation

Programme specifications

MSc Hospitality and Tourism Management

You will have the opportunity to undertake a period of professional practice with a local company or a company of your choice within the hospitality industry. The course has strategic links and partnerships with local and national employers.

A course delivered within a School that has Institute of Hospitality and Tourism Management Institute accreditation for its undergraduate courses.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated September 23, 2016
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This course is Campus based
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Aug. 2017
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6,895 GBP
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United Kingdom Cheltenham, England
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