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OverviewRanked 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
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.
Extended Professional Practice
This course offers the option of undertaking Extended Professional Practice. Our Extended MSc courses are delivered over 18 months instead of the usual 12 months, giving you the opportunity to undertake a longer internship* or project as part of your course.
You will have the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of how businesses operate, how to apply theory to real-world scenarios, and how best to prepare you for the world of business with confidence.
Our Talent Team are here to support you in securing an extended placement with the right employer. Whether you are looking to join a small business or a large organisation, the team will work with you to help you achieve your internship goal.
Your placement will be full-time, with students expected to work approximately 35 hours per week.
The Extended Professional Practice course lasts 5 semesters; during semesters 1 and 2 you will undertake 120 taught credits on-campus; in semesters 3 and 4 you will undertake the placement; in the final semester, you will take a 60-credit project module in which you will write up your internship report and research findings.
This exciting Masters course will introduce you to the core concepts of the hospitality and tourism industries. In this evolving global marketplace, things change quickly so we need to be able to respond quickly and plan for future eventualities. You will develop the knowledge and skills set required to do this by studying modules such as Strategic Management, Destinations Management and Tourism and Hospitality Operations.
With a focus on employability, this course will equip you with the knowledge and skills that are required by employers in the hospitality and tourism industry. Moreover, we have excellent support available if you wish to start or develop your own businesses.
Furthermore, this course has business at its core and will allow you to develop the management competencies required to progress your career within this dynamic industry.
Finally, you will broaden your knowledge of the international hospitality and tourism industry by being introduced to the diverse range of businesses that operate within tourism hospitality, including visitor attractions, destinations, public sector developments, heritage and hospitality.
The rapid development and constant evolution of the hospitality and tourism industries highlights the need for talented leaders, capable of thinking strategically. They will need to be able to anticipate developments in the traditional tourism business models and operate effectively within a fast-moving global environment.
Coventry University is a well-established higher education institution located in the West Midlands. As the UK’s fastest growing university, and the 6th largest overall, Coventry offers students a wide range of postgraduate courses, award-winning facilities and an extremely high standard of teaching.
The main campus is in the heart of Coventry, a truly global metropolitan city with a diverse and dynamic student population. The university presently has over 13,000 international students enrolled, hailing from more than 140 countries worldwide. As the UK’s City of Culture (2021), Coventry can provide students an exciting roster of social and cultural events year-round.
Where you'll study
109-117 Middlesex Street