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Year of Entry 2019/20
MSc

International Hospitality and Tourism Management

Gain the skills and knowledge to prepare for management and senior management positions in this complex, dynamic and fast-growing industry. This course offers an optional work experience route including a 12 month work placement.


Everything you need to know...

What is the fee? Home/EU: £8,000 or £8,800 for the course
International: £13,500 or £15,000 for the course
How long will I study? 1 Year / 15 Months
Where will I study? City Campus
When do I start? September, January

Course summary

  • Plan, manage and promote products, businesses and destinations in a competitive and sustainable manner.
  • Critically challenge your understanding of the industries in practical contexts.
  • Become equipped with employability skills necessary to enter or progress in the international hospitality and tourism industries.

Gain the skills and knowledge required to plan, to manage and to promote products and services, businesses and destinations in a competitive and sustainable manner in the international hospitality and tourism industries.


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Watch student Christine Kwong talk about what it’s like to study on this course.

How you learn

Watch senior lecturer Dr Peter Whalley talk about this course.

The course helps you to start or develop a career in the international hospitality and tourism industries. You build a strong theoretical and practical foundation by studying both business management, hospitality and tourism modules.

You learn through

  • face to face experiences
  • virtual or simulated active or experiential workshops, seminars, tutorials and site visits

Course leaders and tutors

Dr. Emmie Deakin
Dr. Emmie Deakin
Lecturer

Emmie Deakin is a Lecturer in Hospitality within Sheffield Business School

Applied learning

Work placements

The placement option offers you an additional opportunity to develop your practical skills, either in the UK or abroad. We help you gain a placement by running employability workshops and have a dedicated placement team to support you.

Placement opportunities exist in organisations such as

  • Omega Travel
  • Cosmos
  • Visit Peak District and Derbyshire
  • Hilton
  • Marriott
  • Conrad
  • Anantara resorts
  • Como resorts
  • the Gleneagles hotel
  • the Hotelbeds Group

Networking opportunities

Guest lectures from visiting academics, researchers and other professionals, and case studies will be utilised to further enhance your knowledge and understanding and to encourage contact with the industry, as well as field visits within certain modules.


Future careers

This course prepares you for a career in

  • management and senior management positions in a complex and dynamic industry
  • further study by completing a PhD or Doctorate in Business Administration

Previous students have gone on to work for

  • international tour operators
  • transport operators
  • visitor attractions
  • resort management
  • hotel corporations
  • conference and event organisers
  • national tourist organisations
  • government agencies
  • tourism consultancy firms

Accreditation

This course is accredited by the Institute of Hospitality, the international hospitality professional membership body for managers and aspiring managers. It is also recognised by the Tourism Management Institute, the professional organisation for tourism destination managers. TMI has extended recognition to this course delivered in Hong Kong in partnership with SHAPE.

Where will I study?

You study at City Campus

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City Campus is located in the heart of Sheffield, within minutes of the train and bus stations.

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Howard Street
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S1 1WB

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Entry requirements

All students

Normally an honours degree or recognised equivalent qualification

We welcome enquiries from those who have substantial management experience but who do not have the normal entry requirements. We may invite you for an interview to discuss your particular background, experience and qualifications. You may also be able to claim credit points which can reduce the amount of time it takes to complete your qualification at Sheffield Hallam. Find out more

Through accreditation of prior learning (APL), you may be able to claim entry with credit or exemptions based on your existing qualifications, knowledge and experience.

If you do not meet the above criteria you can apply for the Graduate Certificate International Pre-Masters in Business and English. After passing this diploma we automatically offer you a place on one of our business-related masters degrees.

Work experience route

If English is not your first language you will need an IELTS 6.5 score with a minimum of 6.0 in all skills or equivalent.

Non work experience route

If English is not your first language you will need an IELTS 6.0 score with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills or equivalent.

If your English language skill is currently below the required level we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English score.

Additional information for EU/International students

If you are an International or non-UK European student, you can find out more about the country specific qualifications we accept on our international qualifications page. You can also watch a video guide on how to apply.

For details of English language entry requirements (IELTS), please see the information for 'All students'.


Modules

The modules for 2019/20 may vary to those given below, which are for academic year 2018/19

Modules studied may differ depending on when you start your course.

Final year

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Approaches To Tourism And Hospitality Business Management Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Business And Management Strategy Credits: 30 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Dissertation Credits: 45 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Enterprise And Entrepreneurship In Hospitality And Tourism Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Research Methods Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Work Related Learning Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Elective modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Consumer Behaviour, Marketing And Technology In Hospitality Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Contemporary Issues In Tourism Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Destination Marketing Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Practical
Module: Hospitality Service Excellence Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Leadership And Management Skills Development Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Practical
Module: Live Event Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Managing Profitable Food And Beverage Operations Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Managing The Property Asset Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Sales And Revenue Management Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Strategic Resort Hotel Management Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Sustainable Tourism And Hospitality In The 21St Century Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Talent Management Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Tourism And Globalisation Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Practical
Module: Tourism, Culture And Society Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Tourism Planning And Development Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Visitor Attractions Management Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework

Fees and funding

Home/EU students

Our tuition fee for UK/EU students starting full-time study in 2019/20 is £8,000 for the course without work experience placement or £8,800 with work experience placement.

† If you are studying an undergraduate course, postgraduate pre-registration course or postgraduate research course over more than one academic year then your tuition fees may increase in subsequent years in line with Government regulations or UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) published fees. More information can be found in our terms and conditions under student fees regulations.

International students

Our tuition fee for international students starting full-time study in 2019/20 is £13,500 for the course without work experience placement or £15,000 with work experience placement.

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Additional course costs

This link allows you to view estimated costs associated with the main activities on specific courses. These are estimates and, as such, are only an indication of additional course costs. Actual costs can vary greatly depending on the choices you make during your course.

Additional costs for Tourism and hospitality courses (PDF)

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How do I apply?

You apply for this course via our online application form.

If you require an alternate version of the application form, please email directadmissions@shu.ac.uk.

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