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International Hospitality and Event Management MSc

International Hospitality and Event Management MSc

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Full time | Preston Campus | 1 year | SEP-22

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Hospitality Management Events Management Hospitality / Catering (General)

Course type


Course Summary

Our International Hospitality and Event Management postgraduate 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.

Future Careers

Our graduates from this course as students often had an entrepreneurial passion and either planned to open their own hospitality start-up /events company, or already owned it and wanted to develop it.

The emphasis throughout this postgraduate course is on the development of a wide range of professional and managerial skills linked to key themes within the area of international hospitality and event management.


You will gain the techniques and skills to undertake a research project. The research will focus on an area of tourism, hospitality, or tourism. This module will provide a framework to base quantitative and qualitative approaches such as data collection and analysis. You will gain skills in literature, data and analysis, and electronic storage and retrieval. The module is a base for the Masters' Dissertation.

Tuition fees

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International fees
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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.

University information

The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is a forward-thinking university with multiple campuses and a truly international community of student learners. Founded in 1828, it has become one of the UK’s largest universities, with almost 200 years of heritage in delivering high-quality education. UCLan offers a portfolio of over 200 employment-oriented courses, aimed at preparing graduates for successful and impactful careers. The...more