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MSc in International Hospitality and Tourism Management (Sandwich Year)

MSc in International Hospitality and Tourism Management (Sandwich Year)

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Study mode

Full time


2 years

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Hospitality / Catering (General) Hospitality Management Tourism Management

Course type


Course Summary

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.

MSc International Hospitality and Tourism Management is offered in two variants - with placement the course lasts two years and without a placement it lasts 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 course 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.

Our sandwich degrees offer the perfect blend of academic study and practical work experience, allowing you to build confidence in the workplace and graduate work-ready from your degree programme.

Our previous graduates have found their sandwich year particularly beneficial as it has allowed them to gain practical, hands-on experience within their chosen career and the opportunity to learn directly from professionals based out in industry. It is not uncommon for sandwich year programmes to also open up future work opportunities in similar fields or professions for our graduates.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)


International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)


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. 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.

University information

The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is an international, multi-campus university leading the way in contemporary postgraduate learning. A modern institution with nearly two centuries of educational heritage, UCLan was established in 1992 but can trace its roots all the way back to 1828. There are currently around 200 postgraduate courses on offer, designed to equip students with industry-ready skills and prepare them to excel in the...more