Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield Hallam University

International Hospitality and Tourism Management

The course provides the skills and knowledge to work in a global industry and develops both practical and theoretical understanding of current themes and developments. Students can also choose to gain work experience through a 12 month placement in industry, in the UK or overseas. Students: choose between a full-time MSc or an MSc with work experience in the UK or overseas; learn to manage destinations rather than a particular product or service; get the opportunity to work on real consultancy projects.

Entry requirements

Normally an Honours degree or recognised equivalent qualification; applications are welcome from those who have substantial management experience but who do not have the normal entry requirements; they may be invited for an interview to discuss their particular background, experience and qualifications; through accreditation of prior learning (APL), students may be able to claim entry with credit or exemptions based on their existing qualifications, knowledge and experience. Work experience route: if English is not the student's 1st language they need an IELTS 6.5 score with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills, or equivalent. Non-work experience route: an IELTS 6.0 score with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: sector industry analysis; marketing; managing people; research methods; leadership and entrepreneurship in hospitality and tourism; research and consultancy project; dissertation. Optional modules include: hospitality concepts and innovations; tourism policy and planning; tourist destination management and marketing; hospitality service excellence; internationalisation of hospitality; sustainable tourism and hospitality in the 21st century; international cultural events; management decision making in food and beverage operations; tourism consultancy study visit; tourism and globalisation; visitor attraction management; tourist destination management and marketing; hospitality service excellence.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include: essays, management projects, problem solving exercises, group work, dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,900 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Campus Sheffield S1 1WB Yorkshire and the Humber

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