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International Hotel Management

University of Northampton

12 months
Duration
14000 GBP/year
7470 GBP/year
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This International Hotel Management MA course at the University of Northampton is designed to support your aspirations to be the next generation of international hotel managers, through an interactive learning experience that emphasises industry engagement.

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Overview

Successful hotel managers are often inspiring. They demonstrate professionalism, operational knowledge, leadership skills, strategic thinking and people management capabilities.

This International Hotel Management MA course at the University of Northampton considers international hotel management at both operational and strategic levels and places a strong emphasis on developing the management skills and knowledge required to run a hotel. 

As part of the international courses, you will develop an in-depth understanding of the hotel industry and its place within the service sector. You will be encouraged to develop innovative solutions to real-world problems and appreciate the need for delivering service excellence and exceeding customer expectations.

Course Details

This course considers international hotel management at both operational and strategic levels and places a strong emphasis on developing the management skills and knowledge required to run a hotel. As part of the international courses you will develop an in depth understanding of the hotel industry and its place within the service sector. You will be encouraged to develop innovative solutions to real world problems and appreciate the need for delivering service excellence and exceeding customer expectations.

Input from representatives of the international hotel industry and opportunities to shadow members of the onsite hotel operations team will create a challenging environment in which you can analyse operational and strategic solutions to the running of the business. These Learning Partners will help you understand the nature and challenges of a real world business environment, preparing you to be an industry professional ready to tackle the world of work when you graduate.

This programme considers international hotel management at both operational and strategic level and places a strong emphasis on developing the management skills and knowledge required to run a hotel.  As part of an international cohort, students will develop a holistic understanding of the the hotel industry and its place within the service sector as a whole. Students will be encouraged to develop innovative solutions to real world problems and appreciate the need for delivering service excellence and exceeding customer expectations internationally.

The MA is delivered by a team of staff who demonstrate excellence in research and operational knowledge in both a UK and international context. Key subject modules are delivered within a real world environment, allowing you to contextualise your learning and observe the challenges to managing the various functions of a hotel in real time.

Career opportunities

  • With an emphasis on developing both operational and strategic thinking, the MA will equip you with a  range of skills that will allow you to pursue a career in hotel management or a related sector. Depending on experience we would expect graduates to enter the industry either via an accelerated management training programme within a recognised hotel chain or take up positions at management level. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • International Hotel Management
  • Strategic Destination Management
  • Transforming Organisational Cultures in the International Hotel Industry
  • Service and Excellence and Innovation 
  • Managing Across Cultures 
  • Strategic Digital Marketing
  • Dissertation and Research Methods

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Most courses do not have formal closing dates but you are advised to apply as early as possible to secure your place.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You will normally need to hold a recognised 2:2 or higher UK honours degree or an equivalent qualification from a recognised international institution. 
  • A wide range of degree disciplines will be considered including events, hospitality management, marketing, business, travel and tourism and entrepreneurship. 
  • Your application will also be considered if you possess a significant portfolio of work at an appropriate level or relevant professional qualifications.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7470 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7470 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Northampton

796 - 1510 GBP /month
Living costs

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