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Internship in International Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management MA

Internship in International Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management MA

Key information

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Hospitality Management Events Management Tourism Management

Course type


Course Summary

The MA Internship in International Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management offers students the opportunity to study core modules whilst enabling further academic preference towards either the tourism or hospitality and event management sector. There is a strong focus upon employability within the service sector industries throughout the course and the management abilities required to work succeed in this demanding and dynamic industry. From the successful completion of studying Principles and Practice in Tourism, Hospitality and Events and Personal Management Development in Tourism, Hospitality and Events, the student progresses onto a specific period of internship within industry. Appropriate work experience upon which reflective practice may be gathered in any four different, yet complementary forms of independent student learning exists - each reliant upon the individual’s specific knowledge, personal interest and independent/professional career goal. The four forms of industrial practice are; a period of work placement within industry, the opportunity to mentor/shadow key personnel, contribution to a specific consultancy initiative or involvement within an active project management scheme.

Learning Environment and Assessment

Assessment on each of the module(s) is designed to maximise the students’ learning in relation to subject-specific knowledge and personal ability to use problem-solving skills within a real working environment. Additional inter-personal skills include communication, teamwork and active learning shared with others. Assessment types include reports, essays, oral and multi-media presentations, debates and a Management Consultancy Project.

Different course options

Full time | Preston Campus | 1 year | 21-SEP-20

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



To provide students of hospitality and event management with an in-depth knowledge of integrated management issues across both sectors. Module content aims to ensure that students become aware of the key relationships between the management of human resources, risk, and service quality. In addition, the concepts and practice required to become an effective operations manager within hospitality and events is developed.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Student need lower second class or above (overseas equivalent). The ability to communicate and converse well in English is essential within Internships. The programme is designed for graduates seeking vocational exposure into the tourism, hospitality and event industry and also for industry employees who seek academic advancement upon which to further their career. Students are expected to secure their own preferred Internship with a suitable employer with the support and guidance of the School. For this reason, prospective students with access and opportunity to secure placement within the sector are particularly welcome.

University information

University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is a leading modern university based in the centre of Preston. Offering innovation, world-leading research and real-world practicality to inspire their students, the University provides a high-quality experience. The University offers over 200 postgraduate courses – both taught and research – in a range of subjects. What's more, UCLan is ranked in the top 3.7% of universities in the world, while 16...more