Taught course (will run subject to approval)

International Hospitality Management

Canterbury Christ Church University · Faculty of Science, Engineering and Social Sciences

Entry requirements

Our standard offer for accepting students onto this course is a good honours degree (2.2 or above). Applicants from a range of undergraduate subjects will be considered.

This is in addition to a brief personal statement outlining interest and areas of specialism being considered, as well as a complete CV. The University has a well-established Accreditation of Prior Certificated Learning (APCL) and Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) structure in operation. Students without previous qualifications may be accepted as part of this process.

If you are unsure whether your qualifications are appropriate you can contact our Post Graduate admissions team at pgadmissions@canterbury.ac.uk.

If English is not your first language you require an IELTS overall score of 6.0 with no element below 5.5 for most standard undergraduate and postgraduate courses. There are some exceptions and if the IELTS requirement differs it will be specified on the course page.

Months of entry


Course content

On this course you will be immersed in the wonderful world of gastronomy and international service excellence, you will study topics including global food and drink design, hotel management, talent development and entrepreneurship. The hospitality industry is worth billions to the economies of different countries and continues to evolve.

Your core modules will provide an overall foundation for management in international hospitality and one optional module offers you the chance to study a bespoke area of management. Employability skills and attributes are embedded into each module to develop your professional skills and talents.

This course is suitable for all students who want to develop their passion for hospitality, whether you are already in work and wish to enhance or change your career or have just completed an undergraduate degree.

Why study MSc International Hospitality Management

You will have the opportunity to study and work directly with members of the Kent community and contribute to the development of this dynamic and enterprising region, for example by visiting the Canterbury Food Festival and listening to guest speakers from high-quality local restaurants, hotels, microbreweries and vineyards to understand how local employers develop globally consumed products.

Our stunning campus is in a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and we look after it with care. It has wonderfully maintained open spaces and gardens to stroll in and meet with friends. It is situated in the heart of the city and everything you need for a convenient student life is within close walking distance.

The rich heritage means that this is also an exciting and popular tourist hotspot and as a result, its restaurants, hotels, and café culture are well-developed, giving you plenty of opportunities to experience different cuisines and hospitality approaches. With three universities in Canterbury there is also a thriving student lifestyle.

We have a rich, diverse, inclusive, tolerant and lively student community with students of all ages and backgrounds and from many places around the world.

Information for international students

Canterbury Christ Church University welcomes applications from International Students. For more information please visit our website.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

For up to date fee and loan information please visit our website.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Course Enquiry Team