University of Central Lancashire

University of Central Lancashire

Internship in International Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management

This programme offers students the opportunity to study core modules whilst enabling further academic preference towards either the tourism or hospitality and event management sector; from the successful completion of studying principles and practice in tourism, hospitality and events and personal management development, the student progresses onto a specific period of internship within the industry; appropriate work experience upon which reflective practice may be gathered in any four different complementary forms of independent student learning, each reliant upon the individuals specific knowledge, personal interest and independent or professional career goal; the four forms of industrial practice are: a period of work placement within industry, the opportunity to mentor or shadow key personnel, and contribution to a specific consultancy initiative or involvement within an active project management scheme.

Entry requirements

Lower 2nd class or above (overseas equivalent); the ability to communicate and converse well in English is essential within internships; the programme is designed for graduates seeking vocational exposure into the tourism, hospitality and event industry and also for industry employees who seek academic advancement upon which to further their career; students are expected to secure their own preferred internship with a suitable employer with the support and guidance of the school; for this reason, prospective students with access and opportunity to secure placement within the sector are particularly welcome.

Course modules

Modules include: Principles and practice of tourism; hospitality and events; management development; tourism management or managing hospitality and event operations; work based knowledge, experience and practice (the internship); management consultancy project.

Assessment methods

Assessment on each of the module(s) is designed to maximise the students' learning in relation to subject specific knowledge and personal ability to use problem solving skills within a real working environment; additional inter personal skills include: communication, teamwork, and active learning shared with others; assessment types include reports, essays, oral and multimedia presentations, debates and a management consultancy dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,950 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 525 per Module (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 525 per Module (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 525 per Module (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 525 per Module (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Preston Campus Preston PR1 2HE North West

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Key information

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01772 892400