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MA Hospitality and Event Management

Key information
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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Hospitality / Catering (General) Hospitality Management Events Management

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Why choose this course?

MA Hospitality and Event Management is designed to equip professionals to undertake a range of diverse operational and strategic management roles within the hospitality and event sectors. Studying on this programme you will be introduced to application of management concepts relating to hospitality and event organisations, including event planning, event catering and hotel related operations. You will also gain knowledge in the use and management of a range of property and venue types, ranging from B&Bs to mixed development properties, and from street theatre to exhibition centres.

You will be able to work with technology and tools associated with the management of hospitality and events to create exceptional consumer experiences. You’ll also be equipped with the skills to manage material, financial and human resources. You will be provided a contextual knowledge base from which you can interpret relevant concepts and theories and develop ideas not only to provide solutions to the complex challenges facing hospitality and event organisations but also communicate these solutions effectively to a range of audiences.

This programme offers flexibility to students in terms of career choice and meets industry demand because there is a wide appeal amongst employers for students who have both event and hospitality sector knowledge and expertise. Students will be able to use prior experience and certificated learning to gain credits against the programme.

Different course options

Full time | City Campus | 12 months | 21-SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

21-SEP-20

Modules

The module provides students with the knowledge and skills to critically analyse, evaluate and practically apply a range of digital event technologies and social media technologies and tools, in the creation and execution of an integrated digital event strategy. Contemporary marketing theories and concepts will inform the design and execution of social media strategy from branding in website design, to identifying, targeting, engaging, and interacting with event audiences from inception to event evaluation.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£7,650

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£13,650

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

A first or second class (2:2 minimum) undergraduate honours degree from a UK university or overseas equivalent, or a professional qualification and/or experience considered to be equivalent to the above; A reference from a tutor who has supervised the applicant’s undergraduate studies and/or employer; Students may apply for recognition of prior learning (RPL) subject to the guidelines set out in the RPL Handbook. RPL includes accreditation of prior certificated learning and /or accreditation of prior experiential learning. Applications are also welcome from individuals who do not possess the above qualifications but who have significant management experience and are able to demonstrate previous non-certificated learning equivalent to the above.

University information

The University of Wolverhampton prides itself on being a career-focused university, with extensive business links across a wide range of industries. It has a 98% employability rating for its postgraduate students and offers over 150 postgraduate qualifications. Located in the heart of England, Wolverhampton is within easy reach of the rest of the UK, less than 20 minutes to Birmingham with London, Manchester and Liverpool in easy reach on the...more

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