Oxford Brookes University

International Hospitality, Event and Tourism Management

This course has been designed as a conversion programme to prepare you for a successful management career in the international hospitality, events and tourism industry. You will be introduced to key concepts, including the psychology of tourism behaviour, how to create a marketing plan, hospitality operations and strategic financial management. Our unique Bacchus Mentoring Programme gives you one-to-one support from a senior professional, who will help you to develop your professional skills and advise you on your future career. The school holds a range of events that provide you with opportunities to interact with professionals, employers, academics, students and alumni. This helps you to develop your networking skills and gain useful, global contacts for the future.

Entry requirements

A good 2nd class Honours degree or equivalent in any subject. Entry will also be subject to 2 satisfactory references (1 of these must be an academic reference). Although useful, prior work experience in the hospitality and tourism industry is not an entry requirement for this course. Students whose 1st language is not English require IELTS minimum level 6.5 overall with at least 6.0 in the reading and writing components and 6.0 in speaking and understanding.

Course modules

Compulsory modules: Hospitality, tourism and events synthesis; tourist consumer behaviour and marketing; hospitality operations management; contemporary issues in international hospitality, events and tourism; management; research methods; dissertation; mentoring and leadership development; elective modules. You can choose one elective module from the following: tourism digital distribution strategies events management, intercultural leadership, and revenue management. Other electives may also be available.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based predominantly on individual coursework and the dissertation.

Sponsorship information

John Henry Brookes Scholarships.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 8,000 per Whole course (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 13,970 per Whole course (overseas fees) 12 months
MSc Part-time £ 8,660 per Whole course (home fees) 24 months
MSc Sandwich £ 8,660 per Academic year (home fees) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Headington Campus Oxford OX3 0BP South East

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