Learn from internationally renowned experts with extensive first-hand industry experience. You'll develop an understanding of wider society and how real-world developments affect organisations.
International Hospitality Management student Romesa loves to travel. Her passion for the hospitality industry has seen her develop her knowledge of marketing and international events management. Now, after getting hands-on with planning the graduation ball, she’s looking forward to a globetrotting career. Next stop – the USA!
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The course has offered me frequent opportunities to gain practical work experience. I have worked as an International Student Ambassador, giving advice to students from around the world and I am currently organising an event as part of my module assessment which is a large-scale Graduation Ball.
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Why choose us?
- Our teaching staff belong to many professional bodies. Such as Council for Hospitality Management Education (CHME), The Institute of Hospitality (IoH), Tourism Society, Association of Event Management Education (AEME) and Association for Tourism in Higher Education (AFTE).
- We host careers events where employers are in attendance. Such as the Dorchester Collection, DNATA Travel (Gold Medal), Manchester Arena – SMG Europe and Holiday Inn, are in attendance.
- Our Tourism, transport and travel courses are ranked 1st in the UK for overall positivity and for teaching on the course (National Student Survey, 2023) (compared with unis in the Guardian University Guide)
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Career paths in tourism and hospitality
Opportunities for our graduates are vast. Some of our graduates go onto graduate schemes within renowned organisations. Others find roles such as managers and team leaders within a multitude of businesses. Some use acquired skills, knowledge and links to start their own business in hospitality, tourism and events.
Studying tourism, hospitality and events management could lead to a future career as a:
- Accommodation manager
- Exhibition designer
- Restaurant/catering manager
- Hotel manager
- Customer service manager
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Meet the team
Alex is passionate about the power of events to unite and inspire - particularly in relation to his other passion: music. His focus covers events large and small with particular focus on the social impact of event experiences. As module leader and tutor on undergraduate 'live' ev…
At present, Carley plays a key role on the lecturing team within the division of Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management, both on the Undergraduate and Postgraduate programmes. As course leader, she leads the BA (Hons) International Tourism Management programme at all levels,…