International Hotel Management MA

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Start Date
Duration
1 Year
Location
Waterside
Start Date
September

Overview Updated 19/11/2018

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

This course is designed to support your aspirations to be the next generation of international hotel managers, through an interactive learning experience that emphasises industry engagement.

 

Course

Highlights

  • International study trips available.
  • Industry placement option.

Additional

Information

Opportunities Abroad

There is both a local and international trip available to support the development of your strategic and operational knowledge of the hotel industry with overnight and site visits in recognisable hotel chains and destinations

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.

Read more

Open Days

Discover your Course

Our Open Days offer you a fantastic opportunity to get a real taste of university life at Northampton and discover how studying here will be a life-changing experience.

Each Open Day has a packed programme of subjects talks, advice sessions and activities designed to give you all the information you need about studying with us.

To find out more about the day, please feel free to have a look at our Open Day Guide.

Career

Career Opporunities

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.

Contacts

Course enquiries
study@northampton.ac.uk

Application status enquiries
admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

Current student enquiries
SID@northampton.ac.uk

International student enquiries
international@northampton.ac.uk

Enquire online
Online enquiry form

Applying for 2019
Facebook Applicant Group

Office hours:
Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

Phone Call

Home / EU: 0300 303 2772

International: +44 (0)1604 894503

 

Entry 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.

For more more information on how to make an application, please visit our How to Apply page.

If you are an International student and would like information on making an application, please see our How to Apply page.

English Language Requirements

All International and EU students applying for a course with us must meet the following minimum English language requirements:

  • Minimum standard – IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent)
    for study at postgraduate level.

For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

Course Content

  • International Hotel Management (20 Credits)
    Module code: LEIM037
    Core Module Y
  • Strategic Destination Management (20 Credits)
    Module code: LEIM020
    Core Module Y
  • Transforming Organisational Cultures in the International Hotel Industry (20 Credits)
    Module code: LEIM040
    Core Module Y
  • Service and Excellence and Innovation (20 Credits)
    Module code: LEIM036
    Core Module Y
  • Managing Across Cultures (20 Credits)
    Module code: HRMM061
    Core Module Y
  • Strategic Digital Marketing (20 Credits)
    Module code: MKTM027
    Core Module Y
  • Dissertation and Research Methods (60 Credits)
    Module code: LEIM031
    Core Module Y

Module information is quoted for 17/18 entry. Please note that modules run subject to student numbers and staff availability, any changes will be communicated to applicants accordingly.

Facilities &

Special Features

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.

Postgraduate Opportunities

Graduate Discount Scheme

Our graduate discount scheme is open to graduates of the University of Northampton who enrol on a full master’s programme with us in the year 2018/19.

Qualifying students will receive 20% discount on the full tuition fee for their Master’s course.

*Find out if you are eligible for 20% fee discount by visiting our webpage.

Research

We are committed to delivering outstanding research that makes a difference to society. Our Research Institutes and Centres work closely with external partner organisations, locally, nationally and internationally. We produce internationally renowned and relevant research and disseminate knowledge on an international scale.

Visit our Research Hub page for more information.

Business and Enterprise

We are committed to supporting and encouraging business growth and we are involved in a variety of initiatives which seek to benefit the wider community as well as students and staff of the University.

Discover what businesses we work with and what opportunities may be available to you on our Business and Enterprise pages.

Fees & Funding

19/20 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Full Time: £7,300
Part Time: £3,240 (Year 1 80 Credits) £4,050 (Year 2 100 Credits)

Additional Costs
Fees cover all costs associated with the course, including membership of the Institute of Hospitality, an international field trip and any site visits linked to module assessment. Fees do not cover the purchase of academic books and texts, and personal expenditure during field trips.

18/19 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Full Time: £7,150
Part Time: £3,180 (Year 1 80 Credits) £3,975 (Year 2 100 Credits)

Please note that tuition fees for EU students will remain the same as UK fees for 2018/19. For more information, please visit the Gov UK website.

19/20 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/18 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

International: £12,750

For information on the scholarships available to you as an international student, please see our International scholarships page.

Additional Costs
Fees cover all costs associated with the course, including membership of the Institute of Hospitality, an international field trip and any site visits linked to module assessment. Fees do not cover the purchase of academic books and texts, and personal expenditure during field trips.

18/19 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

International: £12,200

For information on the scholarships available to you as an international student, please see our International scholarships page..

Scholarships

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. Dr Mike Daniel was Pro…

EU and International Scholarships


*Course data provided by Unistats

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Updated 19/11/2018

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

    This course is designed to support your aspirations to be the next generation of international hotel managers, through an interactive learning experience that emphasises industry engagement.

     

    Course

    Highlights

    • International study trips available.
    • Industry placement option.
  • 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.

    Read more

    Additional

    Information

    Opportunities Abroad

    There is both a local and international trip available to support the development of your strategic and operational knowledge of the hotel industry with overnight and site visits in recognisable hotel chains and destinations

    • Discover your Course

      Our Open Days offer you a fantastic opportunity to get a real taste of university life at Northampton and discover how studying here will be a life-changing experience.

      Each Open Day has a packed programme of subjects talks, advice sessions and activities designed to give you all the information you need about studying with us.

      To find out more about the day, please feel free to have a look at our Open Day Guide.

    • Career Opporunities

      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.

  • 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.

    For more more information on how to make an application, please visit our How to Apply page.

    If you are an International student and would like information on making an application, please see our How to Apply page.

    English Language Requirements

    All International and EU students applying for a course with us must meet the following minimum English language requirements:

    • Minimum standard – IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent)
      for study at postgraduate level.

    For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

    Contacts

    Course enquiries
    study@northampton.ac.uk

    Application status enquiries
    admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

    Current student enquiries
    SID@northampton.ac.uk

    International student enquiries
    international@northampton.ac.uk

    Enquire online
    Online enquiry form

    Applying for 2019
    Facebook Applicant Group

    Office hours:
    Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
    Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

    Phone Call

    0300 303 2772

    +44 (0)1604 892134

    +44 (0)1604 892546

    • International Hotel Management (20 Credits)
      Module code: LEIM037
      Core Module Y
    • Strategic Destination Management (20 Credits)
      Module code: LEIM020
      Core Module Y
    • Transforming Organisational Cultures in the International Hotel Industry (20 Credits)
      Module code: LEIM040
      Core Module Y
    • Service and Excellence and Innovation (20 Credits)
      Module code: LEIM036
      Core Module Y
    • Managing Across Cultures (20 Credits)
      Module code: HRMM061
      Core Module Y
    • Strategic Digital Marketing (20 Credits)
      Module code: MKTM027
      Core Module Y
    • Dissertation and Research Methods (60 Credits)
      Module code: LEIM031
      Core Module Y

    Module information is quoted for 17/18 entry. Please note that modules run subject to student numbers and staff availability, any changes will be communicated to applicants accordingly.

    • Graduate Discount Scheme

      Our graduate discount scheme is open to graduates of the University of Northampton who enrol on a full master’s programme with us in the year 2018/19.

      Qualifying students will receive 20% discount on the full tuition fee for their Master’s course.

      *Find out if you are eligible for 20% fee discount by visiting our webpage.

    • We are committed to delivering outstanding research that makes a difference to society. Our Research Institutes and Centres work closely with external partner organisations, locally, nationally and internationally. We produce internationally renowned and relevant research and disseminate knowledge on an international scale.

      Visit our Research Hub page for more information.

    • We are committed to supporting and encouraging business growth and we are involved in a variety of initiatives which seek to benefit the wider community as well as students and staff of the University.

      Discover what businesses we work with and what opportunities may be available to you on our Business and Enterprise pages.

  • 19/20 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £7,300
    Part Time: £3,240 (Year 1 80 Credits) £4,050 (Year 2 100 Credits)

    Additional Costs
    Fees cover all costs associated with the course, including membership of the Institute of Hospitality, an international field trip and any site visits linked to module assessment. Fees do not cover the purchase of academic books and texts, and personal expenditure during field trips.

    18/19 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £7,150
    Part Time: £3,180 (Year 1 80 Credits) £3,975 (Year 2 100 Credits)

    Please note that tuition fees for EU students will remain the same as UK fees for 2018/19. For more information, please visit the Gov UK website.

    19/20 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/18 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    International: £12,750

    For information on the scholarships available to you as an international student, please see our International scholarships page.

    Additional Costs
    Fees cover all costs associated with the course, including membership of the Institute of Hospitality, an international field trip and any site visits linked to module assessment. Fees do not cover the purchase of academic books and texts, and personal expenditure during field trips.

    18/19 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    International: £12,200

    For information on the scholarships available to you as an international student, please see our International scholarships page..

    Scholarships

    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. Dr Mike Daniel was Pro…

    EU and International Scholarships

*Course data provided by Unistats

Waterside

Our brand new £330 million campus.

Now Open

Discover the campus

360° Tour