American Hotel Academy's Master of Science in International Tourism & Hospitality Business Management is offered in academic partnership with Manchester Metropolitan University. Our Master of Science is a transformative 12-month experience during which you will receive in-class instruction and career coaching, gaining the required knowledge in order to access an international paid management training / internship program upon graduation.
What you will learn
During the first semester, students will attend the following courses:
Innovative Entrepreneurship in Tourism and Hospitality
Project Management for Service Operations
International Business Management and Leadership
This semester takes the students on a journey to understanding an organization’s macro / external environment, focusing on general aspects of management, leadership, entrepreneurship and project management, developing students’ leadership & managerial skills and innovation acumen. Students will add to their business portfolio a business plan (using the Business Model Canvas), an environmental analysis (external or internal) and a project management plan.
During the second semester, students will attend the following courses:
International Tourism and Hospitality Marketing Strategies
Organisational Behavior Strategies
This semester, courses cover the micro / internal aspects of an organization, looking at organizational behaviour strategies, marketing strategies, and financials, with a hospitality & tourism focus. Following completion of these units, students will add to their portfolio a financial analysis, a market / customer analysis and an organizational HR strategic plan.
During the third semester, students will attend the following course:
This semester, all students who will proceed with the independent research project and the writing of the dissertation are supported through allocation of a supervisor who will guide the student through the primary and secondary research process, and the writing up of the dissertation. Moreover, students will have access to literature, online literature and study support, a research hub room where students can work and read in a quiet environment, to additional support, through the online platform or study group meetings organized on campus and guided by the Dissertation coordinator.
Who is the course for?
The program can be accessed, provided they meet the eligibility criteria, by recent college graduates or young professionals from hospitality or similar business backgrounds. If you are looking to grow professionally, jump-start your career in one of the world's biggest and most profitable industries with our MSc in International Tourism & Hospitality Business Management!
See below the candidates for whom this program is best suited for:
Recent bachelor graduates with a business or hospitality undergraduate degree (Honours).
Young professionals who have experience in hospitality or business, looking to enhance their knowledge about business tourism & hospitality and gain access to higher employment positions.
Young professionals who are looking to change the industry they are currently working in by expanding their business knowledge with application within the tourism and hospitality industry.