MSc International Hospitality and Tourism Management
(with work experience route)
This course is designed to prepare graduates for management and senior management positions in a complex and dynamic industry.
You build a strong theoretical and practical foundation by studying both business management modules, and tourism and hospitality modules.
You learn to apply and critically challenge your understanding of the industries in practical contexts, particularly in the work-related learning module and during your industry placement. You also critically examine the sustainability of the international hospitality and tourism industries. Throughout the course enhance your employability skills, such as communications and team-working, which are vital for rapid career development.
The placement option offers you an additional opportunity to develop your practical skills, either in the UK or abroad. We help you gain a placement by running employability workshops and have dedicated placement team to support you. Placement opportunities exist in organizations such as
- Anantara resorts
- Como resorts
- the Gleneagles hotel
- the Hotelbeds Group
- Omega Travel
- Visit Peak District and Derbyshire.
You graduate with the skills and knowledge to plan, manage and promote products, services, businesses and destinations in the international hospitality and tourism industries in a competitive and sustainable manner.
This course is accredited by the Institute of Hospitality, the international hospitality professional membership body for managers and aspiring managers. It is also recognized by the Tourism Management Institute, the professional organization for tourism destination managers.
2018 entry requirements
Normally an honours degree or recognised equivalent qualification.
We welcome enquiries from those who have substantial management experience but who do not have the normal entry requirements. If you do not meet the above criteria you can apply for the Graduate Certificate International Pre-Masters in Business and English. After passing this diploma we automatically offer you a place on one of our business-related master's degrees.
Work experience route
If English is not your first language you will need an IELTS 6.5 score with a minimum of 6.0 in all skills or equivalent.
Non-work experience route
If English is not your first language you will need an IELTS 6.0 score with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills or equivalent.
Core modules include
- Business and management strategy
- Approaches to tourism and hospitality business management
- Enterprise and entrepreneurship in tourism and hospitality
- Tourism planning and development
International fees 2018/19 academic year
Full-time – £13,250 without work experience placement or £14,750 with work experience placement.
Part-time – £5,525 for year one and £7,730 for year two.
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Last updated October 11, 2018