This multi-accredited conversion course will develop your critical understanding of the international hospitality and tourism industry with a managerial perspective.
A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 in any subject, or equivalent.
International entry requirements
If English is not your first language, you will need to provide evidence that you understand English to a satisfactory level. English language requirements for this course are normally:
IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with minimum 5.5 in each component, or equivalent.
Study at one of the top-ten ranked universities in the world for tourism and hospitality
Address current issues and innovations that transform and shape the international hospitality and tourism context
Identify and engage with specialisms such as consumer behaviour, marketing and international human resource management
Grow your professional network and apply taught elements of your degree into practice with an optional 30-week placement
Study abroad at one of our many partner institutions across the world
Enjoy your studies in one of the UK’s leading tourist destinations.
Hospitality Operations Management: Operations management is considerably less tangible in Services Management than in manufacturing. This unit addresses the issues that distinguish hospitality and tourism operations from those in other fields. By focusing on the inter-relationships between systems, services and technical factors, product quality, capacity and productivity, The unit offers a multidisciplinary framework to explore the wider inter-relationships between operations, marketing and accounting.
Innovations in Hospitality: The unit will address the current issues and innovations, which transform and shape the international hospitality and tourism context and its organisations, with focus on how these may be effectively managed.
The Tourism & Hospitality Industries: This unit will provide you with a comprehensive appreciation of the tourism and hospitality business ecosystem. Based on Leipier’s tourism system, the module analyses the value chain of the industry and examines the role of each stakeholder in the tourism and hospitality value system and identifies linkages, interrelations and collaboration requirements. The unit will be delivered through a series of industry guest lectures.
Destinations: Contexts for Tourism & Hospitality: Placing the tourism destination at the heart of discussion, this unit explores the physical, conceptual and administrative spaces in which tourism and hospitality activities occur, and as such provide the context for an exploration of the complex and interrelated activities of tourist activities. The unit will be international in nature, drawing on examples and practices from developed and developing nations.
Business Strategy & Finance: The foundations of strategic analysis and choices that tie into an organisation’s business decisions. This includes private, public and third sector. You´ll study the corporate finance sources of organisations, reporting and interpreting financial data. This will help you understand the dynamics of the tourism, hospitality and leisure sectors.
Dissertation: An opportunity to study a subject in-depth, showing your understanding of it. The dissertation is the conclusion of your learning experience, where you´ll carry out a research project. You´ll use appropriate research methodology to collect and analyse data and present your findings. Your dissertation will be 15,000 words, and you´ll be taught about research methods.
As an International Hospitality & Tourism Management graduate, you will be prepared to undertake roles in areas such as:
As you progress through the course, selecting an option unit and setting up your placement – should you choose to complete one – will help you establish the exact career path you want to follow, and the sector in which you want to put your studies to use.
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