This programme has been designed to provide a high quality management education for existing managers and those with an appropriate undergraduate education who wish to aspire to a career in the dynamic area of international hospitality and event management. The emphasis throughout this programme is on the development of professional and managerial skills. The research element of the MSc comprises a supervised dissertation on a relevant topic. Enhancement activities throughout the programme will include academic skills development, external speakers, industry visits and may also include a residential learning event.
The growing size and dominance of hospitality as the major employer around the world means that companies and organisations are continually seeking individuals with the knowledge and capabilities of managing a variety of aspects throughout this dynamic and expanding industry. The first two parts of the programme are the taught elements and the final part is consists of research and writing the dissertation element. The taught element focuses on key aspects of hospitality and event management.
Part-time students will normally attend on a one day a week basis and complete the taught element in two years. Students who complete the taught element of the programme, in part or in its entirety, may graduate with either a Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma in International Hospitality and Event Management. Students wishing to complete the MSc in International Hospitality and Event Management must complete the research element, which comprises of a dissertation - part-time students complete this during the course of an academic session.