The teaching team who deliver the masters courses have experience of leading high profile teams within the hospitality industry and other related sectors. Our hospitality team have great passion and enthusiasm about their areas of expertise and are enthusiastic about sharing their knowledge with you. Your fellow students will come from a wide range of both geographical and business backgrounds, enhancing the overall experience. What our students have in common is a gusto for the hospitality sector and a desire to learn and succeed. If you are considering applying and can add your mix of enthusiasm and ambition to the course we would be delighted to discuss entry with you. If you would like to visit QMU, please get in touch.
Course Covers - Contemporary issues in the hospitality industry
- Research methods for business
- Managing service industries, organisations and people
- Accounting and finance for service industries
- Operations management
- Strategic management
- Creative manager
- Masters project (MBA only)
Teaching and Assessment
Learning and teaching methods for students studying at Queen Margaret University encourage group and independent learning. You may also have lectures from industry professionals and visits to industry. Students studying by distance learning are expected to participate in on-line discussions though WebCT. Assessment methods include management reports, essays, and presentations.
This award is aimed at current and prospective managers in the hospitality industry. Your future prospects will depend on your abilities and previous experience, but successful completion of the course should better equip you for the fast-changing and diverse business environment in this sector.
You can also register as an associate student to study single modules in areas of interest.
Traditionally, postgraduate students have an honours degree or equivalent and two years industry experience. We
will consider new graduates who can demonstrate additional capabilities. Additionally, we welcome applications from graduates with an ordinary degree who can show a period of post-graduate work experience or substantive industry experience and a commitment to CPD.
Accreditation of prior learning: You may be granted exemption from studying a module or modules up to a maximum of 60 credit points, provided you can demonstrate successful achievement of all the learning outcomes.
International: Where your honours degree has not been studied in English, you will be required to provide evidence of English language competence at no less than IELTS 6.0. with no individual component score below 5.5.
No work experience is required.
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