MSc/PG Diploma/PG Cert in International Tourism and Hospitality Management

Manchester Metropolitan University

 

The MSc International Tourism and Hospitality Management course is underpinned by relevant management theory and contemporary research, with the aim to advance your critical thinking and writing skills. Importantly, the course has been designed in consultation with a number of industry practitioners from a wide variety of international tourism and hospitality organisations. Overall, emphasis has been given in offering you many opportunities to develop advanced academic knowledge and skills, as well as to develop strong employability skills and relevant professional experience.

The course is comprised of a combination of taught units, live experiential activities and client-based consultancy projects. In addition, the programme includes several opportunities to network with industry through domestic and international visits and guest lectures

While you study with us, you will also have the opportunity to attend relevant conferences and conventions that we organise or host at Manchester Met. This will provide you excellent opportunities to develop your knowledge and your international network in tourism and hospitality.

Your studies will have an international focus to reflect the global nature of tourism and hospitality. 

Structure and delivery

Students are required to study four 30 credit units, plus dissertation, over two years (full MSc).  Each unit will provide a 3 day block of master classes taught in the Business School’s £75 million teaching and research headquarters on the All Saints Campus in Manchester. Each unit will also provide an online programme of distance learning and tutor support.  In addition to the taught units, students are required to complete a 60 credit independent research project in their final year.  Delivered by a team of internationally renowned academics and practitioners, all assessments are designed to have impact on specific locations and you will be able to network with managers and leaders in a variety of places.

Over 100 students have studied Place Management with us, from 22 different countries

Upon successful completion of the course students will receive an MSc in Place Management and Leadership.

Career prospects

Opportunities will be available to you in the UK and overseas with organisations such as tour operators, airlines, visitor attractions, hotel operations, resort management, destination marketing organisations and with local authorities. You could also enter into careers in areas including hotel management, restaurant management, food and beverage management and the wider travel, tourism and hospitality industries.

The course is fully accredited by the Institute of Place Management. Successful  completion of the MSc International Tourism and Hospitality Management enables graduates to apply for Fellow status.

Fees

UK and EU students

UK and EU students: Full-time fee: £1542 per 30 credits per year. Tuition fees will remain the same for each year of your course providing you complete it in the normal timeframe (no repeat years or breaks in study).

Non-EU and Channel Island students

Non-EU international and Channel Island students: Full-time fee: £2584 per 30 credits per year. Tuition fees will remain the same for each year of your course providing you complete it in the normal timeframe (no repeat years or breaks in study).

Additional Information

A Masters qualification typically comprises 180 credits, a PGDip 120 credits, a PGCert 60 credits, and an MFA 300 credits. Tuition fees will remain the same for each year of study provided the course is completed in the normal timeframe (no repeat years or breaks in study).

Part-time students may take a maximum of 90 credits each academic year.

Study Units

Core Units

It is intended that core business topics you will study will include:

  • Marketing Masters Level Learning
  • Finance for Managers
  • Tourism and Hospitality Futures
  • International Tourism Destinations
  • Tourism and Hospitality Marketing
  • International Strategic Management
  • Hospitality Business Analysis
  • Extended Research Proposal / Dissertation 

Optional units

In addition, you will also choose one from a list including:

  • Tour Operators and Airlines
  • Food Innovation
  • Internship project
  • Language

 

For further details contact: Dr Thanasis Spyriadis, Programme Leader for the MSc International Tourism & Hospitality Management. Email: t.spyriadis@mmu.ac.uk

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This masters course is endorsed by The Institute of Place Management

Endorsed Award IPM