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Strategic Hotel Management MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Hotel Management

Course type


Course Summary

Our MSc in Strategic Hotel Management will guide you to discover the strategic thinking that goes into making a memorable customer experience in the hospitality industry and more. Our School of Hospitality and Tourism Management is one of the best places to study this topic in the world. This course is designed for those who have already studied a course in hotel management or have hands-on industry experience. Offering excellent industry connections and research, while we keep updated with the latest industry trends, this course will inspire you to improve on your existing skills and grow your knowledge. We draw upon a range of subject areas and industry experts to help mould you into the kind of graduate who can go on to become a senior manager, an executive or fulfil a variety of other professional roles within the industry. We’ve also tailored our course to offer you a truly international perspective while giving you the opportunity to specialise with optional modules that reflect your interests and or strengths. This course is accredited by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).

Different course options

Full time | University of Surrey | 12 months | OCT-19

Study mode

Full time


12 months

Start date



The dissertation is compulsory to all MSc programmes and is the final element of the programme, providing an opportunity for a sustained period of independent study and research. It allows students to concentrate on topics that are of particular interest to them and it draws upon a range of different aspects of the taught programme particularly the Research Methods module. It also gives an opportunity for students to work independently with individual supervision.

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

Students need to have a minimum of a 2:2 UK honours degree in Hospitality or Hotel Management, or a recognised equivalent international qualification. Alternatively, we’ll also consider you if you have a 2:2 UK honours degree in Business or Management, or a recognised equivalent international qualification, combined with three years of work experience in the hospitality industry.

University information

The University of Surrey is proud of the cultural diversity of its international community. Over 3,500 postgraduate students, from more than 120 countries across the globe, come to Surrey each year. As a research-led university, Surrey's outstanding contributions benefit society as a whole and address major global challenges. The research-intensive learning environment makes it the perfect choice if you want to study somewhere where you can...more

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