Taught course

International Hospitality and Event Management

University of Central Lancashire · School of Business

Entry requirements

Students require a good honours degree or equivalent in a subject related to tourism, business or service sector management.

It would normally be expected that this degree be awarded at the level of lower second class or above.

Other graduates who can demonstrate a commitment to the study of tourism management or who have significant industrial background will also be considered for entry.

Months of entry


Course content

Our postgraduate International Hospitality and Event Management course provides management education for existing managers and those with a relevant undergraduate education who want to develop a career in the dynamic area of international hospitality and event management.

The growing size and dominance of hospitality as the major employer around the world means that companies and organisations are continually seeking individuals with the knowledge and capabilities of managing a variety of aspects throughout this dynamic and expanding industry. Current hospitality trends and market analysis are used to illustrate the competitive environment within which changing event provision and expansion can be successfully delivered.

Why study with us
  • Affiliated to the Association of Tourism in Higher Education (ATHE).
  • Links with a range of varied employers across the service sector, both within the UK and overseas.
  • Guest speakers from the hospitality and events sectors enhance the course content by offering practical examples from the industry.
What you'll do
  • You’ll develop your ability to undertake independent, critical and substantive research and investigation within the area of hospitality and event management.
  • You’ll be prepared for a career in hospitality and event management or a related occupation by developing professional and transferable skills.

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.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

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