International Hotel Management

University of Northampton

12 months
13750 GBP/year
7425 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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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.


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.

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


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 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.




180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

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.
  • English proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13750 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7425 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7425 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.


Dr Mike Daniel Research Degree Scholarship

The Dr Mike Daniel Research Degree Scholarship awards £500 to a postgraduate research degree student at the University of Northampton

EU and International Scholarships

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