International Hospitality and Tourism Management MSc

Coventry University
Program overview
1-1.5 years
Full time
Master's degree

Start dates
September 2023

January 2024

September 2024

January 2025
Coventry University

About this program

International Hospitality and Tourism Management MSc

Ranked third by the Guardian 2020 league table for Tourism, Hospitality and Events courses you can be sure that your future is in safe hands.

This course is designed to meet the increasing demand worldwide for graduates with the competencies and knowledge to operate as generalists in multiple parts of the Tourism and Hospitality industries and beyond. This is achieved by providing the transferrable specialist knowledge and skills that will enable graduates to communicate and manage effectively within a multi-cultural environment.

Furthermore, this course is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), in the recognition of level of professional study incorporated into the course.

MSc International Hospitality and Tourism Management graduates will have the opportunity to develop the knowledge and skills, which will help them, pursue career opportunities in the tourism, hospitality and leisure industries, in the private and public sector or to start their own business.

Admission requirements

UK students

  • A second class honours degree (2:2) or equivalent.
  • Applications from candidates with relevant experience will be considered on an individual basis. Work experience is desirable but not essential.

International students

  • A second class honours degree (2:2) or equivalent.
  • Applications from candidates with relevant experience will be considered on an individual basis. Work experience is desirable but not essential.
  • This course requires IELTS of 6.5 or equivalent.

For more information about admission requirements, please contact the provider.

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Program content

  • Strategic Management
  • Managerial Finance
  • Operations Management in Hospitality and Tourism
  • Marketing and Customer Experience Management
  • Global HRM Strategies
  • Destination Management
  • Events and Project Management
  • Research Methods in Fashion, Hospitality and Tourism Management
  • Final Term Project Options (without Extended Professional Practice)
  • Extended Professional Practice

Program delivery

  • 1 year full-time
  • 18 months Extended Professional Practice


  • UK students : £14,250 | £15,450 (with Professional Practice) per year.
  • International students : £17,900 | £18,950 (with Professional Practice) per year.


On successful completion, you will be able to:

  • Describe the global contexts within which hospitality and tourism businesses operate, as well as the challenges and opportunities they face
  • Apply your critical-thinking and problem-solving skills, as well as major management models and tools, in response to those challenges and opportunities
  • Develop strategic plans, including marketing, for hospitality and tourism organisations which will ensure competitive advantage and maximise the customer experience
  • Understand the production and marketing of hospitality and tourism services
  • Successfully manage a project – on time, on budget and on brief
  • Explain how organisations are financed and how the finance function contributes to strategic decision-making
  • Understand how to manage the wide range of resources and operations involved in the hospitality and tourism industries
  • Articulate the policies, strategies and regulatory frameworks used to manage and develop staff within international hospitality and tourism organisations.

Career paths

Due to the strategic and transferable nature of many of your modules, such as Finance, Human Resource Management, Strategic Management and Events and Project management), you’ll be well-equipped to seek roles in a wide range of sectors.

About this institute

Coventry University

Coventry University is a forward-looking, modern university with a proud tradition as a high-quality education provider and a focus on applied research. The students of Coventry University's students benefit from state-of-the-art equipment and facilities in all academic disciplines including health,...

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Contact info

Coventry University

Priory St
CV1 5FB Coventry


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