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International Hospitality Management MSc

International Hospitality Management MSc

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Hospitality Management

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This International Hospitality Management MSc course is a vast, global and dynamic industry which is constantly developing and expanding. This course will develop your knowledge and understanding of the hospitality industry and the environment in which it operates and increase your critical awareness of current issues and new insights into this area of professional practice. Our previous graduates can be found all over the world, working in a variety of senior management positions in many different sectors of the industry. You will also take part in a five-day study trip to a European city destination in order to carry out research related to one or more of your course assessments. Previous study visits have taken students to Paris, Madrid, Lisbon, Florence, Barcelona, Krakow and Rome. The cost of this residential visit it include in the course fees. There are many diverse career opportunities available to you, and a postgraduate degree from UCB will improve your chances of success and career progression.

UCB is a well-established and internationally-renowned provider of hospitality management courses; Our lecturers have a wealth of industry experience to draw from and keep up-to-date on industry developments as well as academic research. This degree is accredited by the University of Birmingham and has a strong industry and commercial focus; You will learn how to work in a managerial position within the hospitality industry and be aware of the contemporary issues and potential areas of growth within the sector; You will be able to evaluate the effectiveness of alternative hospitality and managerial approaches and appreciate the changing nature of the contemporary hospitality environment.

Teaching and assessment: Lectures, seminars and fieldwork will provide opportunities for you to explore concepts relevant to your study and you will also be analysing case studies as a way to understand the link between theory and sector practice; You will be assessed in a variety of ways to encourage you to develop a range of skills. These include essays and reports, investigative fieldwork, case study analysis, presentations and simulation using industry-specific software. Work placement: If you want to get your foot in the door of a hospitality organisation, then this optional three to six-month placement will give you valuable experience, enhance your CV and may help your future employment prospects. At UCB, we understand the importance of work placements within academic study, and our employer contacts say they give preference to students with qualifications who also have experience within the field. Employability: Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to move into a wide variety of areas within the international hospitality industry as well as giving you access to any career that requires a management qualification. Graduates have also gone on to start their own events, catering or hospitality businesses; Graduating with this degree will enable you to pursue a career path in: Hospitality and tourism planning; A managerial position in a hospitality organization; Tourist attractions management; Conference and exhibition management; Events management; Travel services management.

Different course options

Full time | University College Birmingham | 18 months | SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

18 months

Start date

SEP-20

Modules

Today's global hospitality industry requires employees to have an understanding of management and leadership across cultures, so you will explore the issues surrounding this while assessing the move away from local cultures to a more cosmopolitan environment. You will examine the management styles, motivation techniques and leadership theories as well as any complexities and contradictions that may occur.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

To Be Confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To Be Confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students will require a relevant undergraduate degree (or equivalent) from a recognised institution. Students with relevant experience will also be considered.