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Master's Degree (MIHTM)

POSTGRADUATE CURRICULUM 

Master in International Hospitality & Tourism Management

120 ECTS

 

 

This programme is developed to meet and anticipate the increasing demands made by students who wish to undertake an Executive Career in the hospitality and tourism industry. The MA programme is designed to equip the students with a more complete set of skills and the knowledge with which to face a competitive and fast-moving world. The students will gain a firm practical understanding of the management trends that make a difference at an international level.

 

The MA programme provides an educational opportunity in the applied science of hospitality business, in management, in teamwork and in decision-making. It provides also an in-depth expertise in the fields of practical research and critical analysis. The students learn the characteristics and techniques used in the context of applied management, focused on specific objectives relating to a variety of business areas. They learn to integrate different specialisations and techniques in the broad framework of goal-oriented organisations, as well as to apply management theory.


The students will receive more specialised knowledge in a number of elective courses. The MA follows the normal path of the BOLOGNA PROCESS and is equivalent to 120 ECTS credits. It includes for both years 3240 hours of study including an advanced internship at management level of 6 months (ERASMUS+ PROGRAMME).

 

The MA Degree is an on-campus customised programme that provides through classes, workshops, self study and a variety of research projects, advanced specialisation in the following fields: Marketing – Human Resources – Finance – International Management – Innovation.

 

 

Tutoring - Students are engaged in content, promoting student-lecturer and student-student interaction through electronic peer review (voice or e-mail), whilst having to plan for face-to-face at set times with their course lecturer and/or the coordinator.

Curriculum Detail

 

YEAR 1:

MAJOR MODULES

  • Human Resources - Leadership and Management
  • Corporate Financial Management
  • International Business Management
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management
  • Enterprise Risk Management & Internal Audit Management
  • Sustainable Development & Innovation

 

RESEARCH - ASSIGNMENT

  • Business Plan – Hotel Strategies & Development

 

RESEARCH - CASE STUDIES

  • Marketing and Segmentation Strategies
  • Financial Management - Asset and Investment
  • Human Resources Business - Ethics across Cultures
  • Entrepreneurship - Strategic Planning System
  • International Business Development

 

YEAR 2:

 

INTERNSHIP

  • Advanced Management Internship of 6 months

 

RESEARCH - PROJECTS

  • Workshop General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
  • Dissertation

 

 

OPTIONAL ELECTIVE TOPICS - OFF-CAMPUS

 

Students wishing to gain further insight into a specific business topic can select one or multiple topics from the list below. They are outside the actual postgraduate programme, however a separate certification will be provided upon completion of each option.

 

OPTION 1 - MARKETING & SALES MANAGEMENT

  • Marketing Research Methodologies

OPTION 2 - FINANCIAL & ACCOUNTING MANAGEMENT

  • Capital Expenditures Practice in the Hospitality Industry

OPTION 3 - HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT

  • Managing Performance Appraisal Systems

OPTION 4 - INTERNATIONAL HOTEL MANAGEMENT

  • International Hospitality Development

OPTION 5 - SPORTS & SPA MANAGEMENT

  • Sports Club & Condominium Management

 

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