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International Hospitality and Tourism Management MSc

Coventry University

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Coventry University London

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    JAN

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

Ranked third by the Guardian 2020 league table for Tourism, Hospitality and Events courses you can be sure that your future is in safe hands.

This course is designed to meet the increasing demand worldwide for graduates with the competencies and knowledge to operate as generalists in multiple parts of the Tourism and Hospitality industries and beyond. This is achieved by providing the transferrable specialist knowledge and skills that will enable graduates to communicate and manage effectively within a multi-cultural environment.

Furthermore, this course is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), in the recognition of level of professional study incorporated into the course.

MSc International Hospitality and Tourism Management graduates will have the opportunity to develop the knowledge and skills, which will help them, pursue career opportunities in the tourism, hospitality and leisure industries, in the private and public sector or to start their own business.

Extended Professional Practice

This course offers the option of undertaking Extended Professional Practice. Our Extended MSc courses are delivered over 18 months instead of the usual 12 months, giving you the opportunity to undertake a longer internship* or project as part of your course.

You will have the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of how businesses operate, how to apply theory to real-world scenarios, and how best to prepare you for the world of business with confidence.

Our Talent Team are here to support you in securing an extended placement with the right employer. Whether you are looking to join a small business or a large organisation, the team will work with you to help you achieve your internship goal.
Your placement will be full-time, with students expected to work approximately 35 hours per week.

The Extended Professional Practice course lasts 5 semesters; during semesters 1 and 2 you will undertake 120 taught credits on-campus; in semesters 3 and 4 you will undertake the placement; in the final semester, you will take a 60-credit project module in which you will write up your internship report and research findings.

Course information

This exciting Masters course will introduce you to the core concepts of the hospitality and tourism industries. In this evolving global marketplace, things change quickly so we need to be able to respond quickly and plan for future eventualities. You will develop the knowledge and skills set required to do this by studying modules such as Strategic Management, Destinations Management and Tourism and Hospitality Operations.

With a focus on employability, this course will equip you with the knowledge and skills that are required by employers in the hospitality and tourism industry. Moreover, we have excellent support available if you wish to start or develop your own businesses.

Furthermore, this course has business at its core and will allow you to develop the management competencies required to progress your career within this dynamic industry.

Finally, you will broaden your knowledge of the international hospitality and tourism industry by being introduced to the diverse range of businesses that operate within tourism hospitality, including visitor attractions, destinations, public sector developments, heritage and hospitality.

Career prospects

The rapid development and constant evolution of the hospitality and tourism industries highlights the need for talented leaders, capable of thinking strategically. They will need to be able to anticipate developments in the traditional tourism business models and operate effectively within a fast-moving global environment.

Application deadline

09 January 2022, 08 May 2022

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 17,900per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Coventry University

  • University League Table

    52nd

  • Campus address

    Coventry University, Priory Street, Coventry, Warwickshire, CV1 5FB, England

Typically more than 13,000 non-UK students study at the university's UK campuses each year, with over 18,000 more studying in partner institutions worldwide.
A variety of pre-sessional English courses are available to help students prepare before starting their course. Additional costs apply.
PhD and MRes students can apply for financial support towards a project or placement via the international experience scheme (subject to availability).

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