University of Surrey

University of Surrey

Hospitality and Tourism Management

Students undertake a structured, supervised programme of research into 1 area of hospitality and tourism management; students undertake a tailored programme of formal research training in methods and methodology; in their 1st year students take up to 3 modules of core research methods training; all students are expected to take advantage of advanced research training modules that further support their specific research; these include a range of modules focused on developing the practical skills required for subsequent careers; researchers also organise and run their own annual research conference.

Entry requirements

Our normal expectation is that you hold a Master's degree at a minimum of a distinction level in business and management or a relevant discipline from an approved university. If you do not hold such a degree, you may be admitted, providing you hold a 1st class (1st) Bachelors degree from an approved university or a professional or other qualification deemed by the University to be appropriate. Non-native speakers of English will normally require IELTS 7.0 or above with a minimum of 6.5 in each component (or equivalent).

Course modules

Assessment methods

These include an extended thesis; publishable standard research; a viva voce examination.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 14,000 per Year 1 (International) 33 months
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (International) 45 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Surrey Guildford GU2 7XH South East

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