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Year of Entry 2020/21
MSc

International Hospitality Management

Start or develop a career in the international hospitality industry, gaining a broad range of professional, technical and transferable skills required by the industry. This course offers an optional work experience route including a 12 month work placement.


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What is the fee? Home/EU: £8,240 or £9,065 (with work experience) for the course
International: £13,905 or £15,450 (with work experience) for the course
How long will I study? 1 Year / 15 Months
Where will I study? City Campus
When do I start? September 2020
January 2021

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Course summary

  • Seek out and develop a depth of knowledge and understanding of management theories and specialised aspects of the hospitality business.
  • Critically evaluate and apply concepts to problems and issues in the international hospitality industry.
  • Explore your own value and belief systems and share ideas with colleagues from a variety of backgrounds, thus promoting internationalisation.
  • Develop investigative research skills which will enable you to progress to research degrees or undertake consultancy.

The course is designed to provide you with the theoretical background, skills and experiences necessary to become successful leaders within the hospitality industry.


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Darren Saunby

'This course has given me the skills and confidence needed to further develop my career in hospitality. I have now secured a position as a general manager.'
Darren Saunby, MSc International Hospitality Management, 2017 graduate

How you learn

Watch lecturer Norman Dinsdale talk about Hospitality at Sheffield Hallam University.

The course is designed and delivered by an industry-experienced team of academic staff with an international focus attracting students from around the world. You are supported in developing a broad range of professional, technical and transferable skills required by the industry. You gain the theoretical background, skills and experiences to become a successful leader in the hospitality industry.

You learn through

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

Applied learning

Work placements

The work experience route involves a 12 month work placement in the UK or overseas. During your placement you improve your practical management skills and employability, gaining real experience in industry.

We help you secure a placement by running employability workshops and have a dedicated placement team to support you. Past students have had placements with world leaders in hospitality including Ritz Carlton, The Gleneagles Hotel, Hilton hotels, JW Marriott and Intercontinental Hotels Group, including Holiday Inns and Crown Plaza Hotels.

Live projects

The course includes guest lecturers from industry experts, the use and familiarisation with online and video technologies, field trips and the opportunity to participate in real life consulting projects.


Future careers

This course prepares you for a career in

  • global hotel groups
  • restaurant and pub chains
  • contract catering companies
  • conference and event organisers
  • international leisure resorts
  • airline and entrepreneurial organisations

Previous graduates of this course have gone on to work for

  • Intercontinental Hotels
  • Hilton Hotels
  • Disney
  • British Airways
  • The Compass group in the USA, Australia, Spain, China, Malaysia and the UK

Accreditation

This course is accredited by the Institute of Hospitality, the international hospitality professional membership body for managers and aspiring managers who work and study in the hospitality industry.

Where will I study?

You study at City Campus

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Entry requirements

All students

Normally an honours degree or recognised equivalent qualification

We welcome enquiries from people with substantial management experience but do not have the normal entry requirements. We may invite you for an interview to discuss your background, experience and qualifications. 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. 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

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

Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances.

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

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Business And Management Strategy Credits: 30 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Consumer Behaviour, Marketing And Technology In Hospitality Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Dissertation Credits: 45 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Leadership And Management Skills Development Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Practical
Module: Research Methods Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Sales And Revenue Management Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Module: The Global Hospitality Experience Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Work Related Learning Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Elective modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Contemporary Issues In Tourism Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Hospitality Service Excellence Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
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: Safety And Security Management In Tourism Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Strategic Financial Analysis Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Strategic Resort Hotel Management 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: 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 2020/21 is £8,240 for the course without work experience placement or £9,065 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 2020/21 is £13,905 for the course without work experience placement or £15,450 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.

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How do I apply?

You apply for this course via our online application form.

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