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International Hospitality and Events Management MSc/PGDip/PGCert

Middlesex University

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Middlesex University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This course combines specialist knowledge with the context of tourism in the global economy and provides a range of contemporary options taught by staff with recent practical experience in the industry. You will gain direct experience of the sector through the practicum module and enterprise module. The module content is directly influenced by contemporary industry trends meaning that you will always be learning the most up-to-date theories and methods. You will be able to take a variety of optional modules from digital marketing to tourism and development and entrepreneurship in tourism. The programme also has a strong focus on employability which includes developing communication skills, independent thinking and the ability to problem solve and innovate. Upon graduation you will be able to explore a wide range of interesting specialist career areas such as place marketing or destination management as well as event management. You will also have the skills to choose a career around the globe. You have the option to graduate with a PGCert or PGDip.

Over the course of this programme, you will focus on the international context and global trends in hospitality, events and tourism, and study a range of specialist modules to demonstrate the range of the industry and the key issues and skills required. The programme has a range of assessments that equally are designed to accentuate employability from, group reports, reflective field diaries, poster presentations, portfolios, oral presentations, seen exams and academic essays. Feedback from formative assessment and from first drafts plays an important aspect in developing your skills. Hospitality and events span a range of jobs that are much more than managing hotels and events delivery. Destinations require management, while there is a huge range of jobs in place marketing and the marketing of individual attractions together with a greater variety of techniques and means of marketing. Discussion of the third sector and public sector institutions and organisations in sustainability and tourism open other areas of employment that covers land use planning, managing partnerships and developing policy in all sorts of areas from training and environmental management to infrastructure and transport planning. Within the key institutions of hospitality there are many other jobs such as human resource or supply chain management. Students can also exit with PGCert and PGDip awards.

Tuition fees

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£ 16,200per year

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University information

Middlesex University

  • University League Table

    98th

  • Campus address

    Middlesex University, Hendon Campus, The Burroughs, Barnet, NW4 4BT, England

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