This programme offers flexibility in terms of career choice and meets industry demand because there is a wide appeal amongst employers for graduates who have wide range of knowledge and expertise in the sector. The MA International Tourism and Hospitality Management course will equip you with the agile, reflexive and critical thinking skills which are vital for success in modern organisations. You will be able to use prior experience and certificated learning to gain credits against the programme.
The course is unique in bringing together the two subject areas and teaching on the course is undertaken by experienced practitioners. The teaching team have published widely in both subject areas and the Department has been recognised as a centre of excellence by the Institute of Travel and Tourism.
The course is based around four core pillars of digital business, sustainable business, innovative business and responsible business and students will explore the functional areas of business through these themes giving them an immersive experience which will result in a thorough understanding of the challenges and opportunities faced by organisations in the 21st century. For example, some modules are designed with foundation in Sustainable Tourism Development and multidisciplinary approach to the topic of sustainability. Also, others examine issues and global cases in Innovation, Competitiveness, Digitalisation of tourism and hospitality business, Diversification, Leadership and People management, and Emerging market issues. This module incorporates state of the art research for the team and leading researchers in the field of tourism and hospitality.
The University of Wolverhampton is affiliated to Institute of Travel & Tourism (ITT), Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) and Association for Tourism in Higher Education (ATHE).