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MBA (International Hotel Management)

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Full time | Swansea Campus | 1 year | 15-JAN-23

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

15-JAN-23

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MBA - Master of Business Administration

Subject areas

MBA Hotel Management International Studies

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

The MBA (International Hotel Management) largely mirrors the generalist MBA but has a different specialist focus. As such it is designed to provide insights into hotel management in today’s global, digitalised and rapidly changing environment.

Therefore, it focuses on developing and reflecting on high-level management skills and competences in the hospitality sector. Students will learn the principles and skills which help managers to maximise the potential of organisational resources to achieve shared goals.

It has also been designed to equip students with the skills and knowledge to conduct advanced research into a variety of organisational and leadership issues whilst focusing on the interrelationship of leadership and organisational performance.

Why choose this course?

  • To provide an advanced study of organisations in the hotel management sector, their management, and the changing external context in which they operate.
  • To prepare for and/or develop a career in hospitality management by developing skills at a professional level involving the development of a range of business knowledge and skills, together with the self-awareness and personal development appropriate to postgraduate/management careers in business. This includes the development of positive and critical attitudes towards leadership, change and enterprise, to reflect the dynamism and vibrancy of the hospitality management environment.
  • To develop the ability to apply knowledge and understanding of hospitality management to complex or difficult issues, both systematically and creatively, to improve hospitality management practice, including within an international context. This includes the ability to convert theory into practice from a critical and informed perspective to advance the effectiveness of employees and the competitiveness of employing organisations.

Course Overview

The International Hotel Management (IHM) MBA largely mirrors the generalist MBA but with a specialist focus. Designed to provide insights into hotel management in today’s global, digitalised and rapidly changing environment. Focussing on development and reflection on high-level management skills and competencies within hospitality.

Students will learn the principles and skills which help managers to maximise the potential of organisational resources to achieve shared goals. Designed to equip students with the skills and knowledge to conduct advanced research into a variety of organisational and leadership issues whilst focusing on the interrelationship of leadership and organisational performance.

Career Opportunities

UWTSD ranked 1st in the UK for student satisfaction in teaching quality in Business Studies — the Times & The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.

Swansea Business School (SBS) has delivered its MBA (Master of Business Administration) programme to students from around the world for over 20 years.

This internationally respected, genera qualification with its specialist route into International Hotel Management enhances the skills and competence of experienced managers and provides a launch into a management career for more recent graduates.

Modules

Marketing Management (20 Credits) - Core
Strategic Management. (20 Credits) - Core
Intercultural Leadership in an Age of Globalisation (20 Credits) - Core
Human Resource Management (20 Credits) - Core
Finance for Business Managers (20 Credits) - Core
Environmental Sustainability in the Hospitality Industry (20 Credits) - Core
International Hotel Management

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

15,000

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

15,000

Entry requirements

Applicants are expected to have a good first degree (a first or upper second), although candidates with lower degree classifications may be admitted at post-graduate Certificate or Diploma level, with an opportunity to upgrade to master’s level if satisfactory progress is made. Every application is considered on its own merit, so places may be offered based on non-standard entry qualifications and criteria, including maturity, professional qualifications, and relevant experience. Applicants with non-standard qualifications are advised to submit a short curriculum vitae with their application form.