Taught course

International Hospitality and Tourism Management

Institution
University of Central Lancashire · Lancashire School of Business and Enterprise
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

Applicants should hold a 2:2 degree or equivalent in a related field such as tourism or business.

Non-standard applications will be considered on their merits and if they have relevant experience and can demonstrate a commitment to the study of tourism management or who have significant industrial background.

A detailed admissions procedure will be forwarded on application.

For the Sandwich mode students are expected to secure their own preferred work placement with a suitable employer with the support and guidance of the School.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Our MSc International Hospitality and Tourism Management programme enables you to gain deeper understanding of different cultures, working in a tourism and / or hospitality environment, in a country that may be different to your own.

This programme is offered in two variants: MSc International Hospitality and Tourism Management with Placement lasts two years; without a placement - one year.

Hospitality and tourism tend to be a major employer around the world, which means that companies and organisations are continually seeking individuals with the knowledge and capabilities of managing various aspects throughout a dynamic and progressive industry.

The MSc in International Hospitality and Tourism Management is designed to meet such challenges and provide a curriculum to enhance your knowledge and skills and ensure you’re able to succeed as a hospitality and tourism manager.

The vocational, personal and intellectually stimulating postgraduate course will enhance your knowledge and skills of hospitality and tourism management within a global context.

Why study with us

  • Affiliated to the Association of Tourism in Higher Education (ATHE).
  • Extensive industry links across the service sector, both in the UK and overseas.
  • An optional placement enables international students to gain deeper understanding of working in a tourism and / or hospitality environment, in a country that may be different to their own.

What you'll do

  • An option to complete a work placement is open to students who successfully complete six taught modules and a research element.
  • You’ll be prepared for a career in tourism and/or hospitality, or a related occupation by developing professional and transferable skills. Students who successfully complete Professional Work Placement in Tourism, Hospitality, Events, in addition to meeting the requirements of the award, will have the award “with Placement”.
  • The programmes offer an opportunity to develop your ability to undertake independent, critical and substantive research and investigation within the area of international hospitality and tourism.

Learning and assessment

The learning environment is organised to ensure that key concepts, theories, and where appropriate, practices relevant to management in the hospitality and event industry form a central role in teaching and learning. Assessment includes reports, essays, presentations and seminar papers and for those completing the Master of Science programme, a dissertation or a management consultancy project.

Knowledge is acquired through a combination of lectures, seminars, workshops, presentations, simulation exercises, research posters and guest speakers. Directed reading and self-study will enhance both knowledge and understanding.

You’ll secure your own preferred work placement with a suitable employer, with the support and guidance of the School and the Careers Service.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
cenquiries@uclan.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1772 892 400