University of Surrey

University of Surrey

Strategic Hotel Management

This course provides an intellectually rigorous programme that is relevant to the needs of future senior managers, executives and professionals in the hotel industry. The course's integrated approach gives students both a coherent overview of the topic as a whole and the opportunity to pursue specialisation through optional modules relevant to their interests or particular career goals. This programme's emphasis on strategy rather than operations makes it particularly relevant to those who aspire to senior management positions or consultancy and advisory roles in the hotel industry.

Entry requirements

This programme is designed exclusively for students who already have qualifications or experience in hotel management. Applicants should normally hold an upper 2nd Class degree or equivalent in a hospitality management discipline or an upper 2nd Class degree in another management related discipline but with 3 years management experience in the hospitality industry. Higher level professional qualifications may also be accepted. Each applicant is assessed on their own merit. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 or equivalent with a minimum 6.0 in each component.

Course modules

Compulsory modules: Hotel investment and finance; hotel operations analysis; strategic marketing and brand management; research methods; strategic management of international hotel companies; strategic human resource management. Optional modules: Revenue management; business plan for hospitality and tourism; event operations management; innovation and new product development; project management

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include a dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 18,000 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (EU) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months

Campus details

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

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