The objective of this MBA is to develop a new generation of hospitality professionals and executives who are able to respond effectively to the challenges of the modern hospitality sector.

The course will provide you with an opportunity to develop relevant senior strategic leadership expertise and skills.
You will develop in-depth knowledge and understanding informed by current practice, scholarship and research, including critical awareness of current issues and developments in the subjects and profession. You will also gain a greater appreciation of the significance of the interrelationship of functional areas to the overall success of a business, in international, national and local
Senior industry professionals were directly involved in the design and development of this course, and their desire for a combination of academic learning, work experience, and application of learning to the real world of hospitality management is reflected in the structure and content.
The course offers you the opportunity for professional development at a postgraduate level while maintaining and enhancing your contribution to your employer. This includes a range of transferable executive skills including: leadership,  strategic decision making, problem-solving, change management, creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship, management accounting, digital
marketing and modern talent management.

Study Details:

1yr Full Time, 2yrs Part Time

Module Details:

The following are the core
• Strategic Human Resources in Hospitality
• Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Hospitality
• Hospitality Management Business Performance and Risk
• Quality and Organisational Excellence in Hospitality
• Strategic Management in Global Context
• Leadership of Change
• Digital Marketing in Hospitality
• Research Methods and Ethics
• Postgraduate Major Project

Student Destinations

The course is designed for hospitality professionals who are in management, or executive management positions,
and who are seeking to broaden their strategic leadership expertise. The academic experience provided to you on this course ensures the development of a number of your key transferable skills, such as team working, critical evaluation, benchmarking, appreciation of diversity and cross- cultural management, plus the synthesise of theory and practice.

While studying on the programme, students will be registered as Associate Members of the Institute of Hospitality with corresponding professional benefits.


Entry Requirements

Students must have equivalent of a UK first degree at 2:2 or above plus relevant experience.


Have previously been taught in English and have sufficient command of English to undertake postgraduate study or have an IELTS (or equivalent) score of 6.5 or better.

If you have completed a bachelor’s degree or an equivalent non-UK qualification and did not achieve our required grades for entry, but can demonstrate that your life/work skills would make you suitable, you should still consider applying.

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