Taught course

International Tourism and Hospitality Management

Manchester Metropolitan University · Faculty of Business and Law

Entry requirements

This course is available to graduates holding at least a 2:2 UK Honours degree (or international equivalent) from any subject. Candidates with industry-relevant management experience may be considered.

Months of entry


Course content

Tourism and hospitality are expanding global industries resulting in an increased demand for skilled managers to lead and develop international organisations.

The MSc International Tourism and Hospitality Management will equip you with the tools necessary to analyse the major influences affecting the international hospitality business environment, as well as a deep-rooted understanding of the issues currently shaping the management of international hospitality corporations.

The real-world assessments within this course will give you hands-on experience of planning and managing your own live projects, professional work within industry and live client consultancy. The course has been designed through close consultation with industry partners, to ensure you gain the latest practical and professional skills necessary to succeed within this sector.

Guest lectures and industry visits will enable you to develop a strong grasp of business culture, network and immerse yourself in these industries. The international nature of tourism and hospitality will be a key focus of your studies; this is reflected through our well-established global links.

The combination of taught units, a range of live experiential activity and client-based consultancy projects and opportunities to network with industry through external visits and guest lectures will enable you to develop a strong grasp of business culture and provide you with numerous opportunities to immerse yourself in your chosen sector and gain valuable experience.

Your studies will have an international focus to reflect the global nature of these industries. We have many well-established international collaborative partnerships, which will enrich your student experience. Our international research activities and projects will enrich your student experience and will create new opportunities for research through your engagement with employers.

You have the opportunity to undertake a 36-48 week internship as part of your study.

"Manchester is a thriving destination that attracts large numbers of both domestic and international visitors. Studying International Tourism and Hospitality Management in this context is ideal, as it can enhance the value of your learning experiences and offer brilliant opportunities for professional networking at both local and international scale."

Thanasis Spyriadis | Senior Lecturer in Tourism and Hospitality Management

Information for international students

For more information to support your studies in the UK, including course details, how to apply, and living in the UK visit our website.

Fees and funding

Funding options available, please visit our website.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Further details of qualification

Full-time is three days per week plus 1-year internship option.

Course contact details

Course Enquiries Team
+44 (0)161 247 6969