A Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK Course offered at City Unity Education Group, Greece
This degree program is designed to enable students to develop concepts and theories relating to tourism and hospitality management, stimulate critical thinking and use multidisciplinary perspectives to transform management problems into opportunities by the provision of an industry-relevant, research-led and student-driven program designed to develop the next generation of self-reflexive managers.
The core modules will provide you with strategic business skills and essential knowledge of the tourism and hospitality sector. Teaching input is drawn from subject specialists, industry contacts and field visits. Research and transferable skills is a strong feature of the program and you will be encouraged to develop these skills throughout the program. The new Integrated Project module embraces our industry links by facilitating group work on real industry projects. The program also provides you with the opportunity to further develop managerial and entrepreneurial skills. A Study Skills package is incorporated to support student learning and individual career development needs.
- Managing People & Markets Across Cultures (20 credits)
- Tourism, Hospitality and Events Industries in Context (20 credits)
- Industry Project Management (20 credits)
- Exploring Hospitality & Tourism Landscapes (20 credits)
- Research Methods (20 credits)
- Crisis, Risk and Strategic Change Management (20 credits)
- Final project Dissertation OR Enterprise Project OR Consultancy Project (60 credits).
Mode of Study
- Postgraduate Certificate: 2 semesters / Maximum 2 years
- Postgraduate Diploma: 4 semesters/ Maximum 3 years
- MSc: Minimum 2 years / Maximum 5 years
- Postgraduate Certificate: 1 semester/ Maximum 1 year
- Postgraduate Diploma: 1 year / Maximum 2 years
- MSc: Minimum 1 year / Maximum 2 years
Progression to the MSc is based on successful completion of 120-credits of taught M-level modules. To gain the award of MSc a 60-credit Independent Research Project must be completed. For your Independent Research Project, you may choose to do ONE of the following: Dissertation OR Enterprise Project OR Consultancy Project. All taught modules are undertaken throughout the academic year comprising three terms starting mid-October and finishing in March (first two terms). After completion of 120-credits of taught M-level modules, you will progress to a 60-credit Independent Research Project and this should be submitted in the first week of September (third term from April to September).
If you decide to join the program in January, then the taught courses will be offered from January to March followed by an optional Industry Placement of 5 months because the remaining taught modules will be offered from October to December, followed by the six months to complete the dissertation.
Graduate Programmes are open to all applicants who:
- Hold a bachelor degree (or equivalent) from an accredited or otherwise recognized institution (the undergraduate major doesn't need to match up with your graduate program)
- Alternatively have several years of work experience, at positions of relevance, in the field of the graduate program; recommendation letters are essential
- Meet the English Language Proficiency Requirements
- We also welcome applications from students who possess significant work experience in a relevant area.
English Proficiency Requirements
- Graduation from a high school in an English-speaking country where the language of instruction was English.
- An undergraduate or graduate degree from an English-speaking country where the language of instruction was English.
- An IELTS 6 (International English Language Testing System)
Food and Beverage Service Management Room Division Operations Academic Research & Writing I: Critical Perspective Diversity and Social Inclusion for Hospitality & Tourism Hospitality & Tourism Business Environment Finance for Hospitality & Tourism Managers Managing People and Organisations
Strategic Business Project Hospitality Operations & Control Management Academic Research and Writing II: Structure and Process Marketing for Hospitality and Tourism Financial Planning For Business Human Resource Management in Hospitality and Tourism Work Experience with Personal Development Planning Law and Ethics in Hospitality and Tourism
Digital Marketing and Public Relations for Hospitality and Tourism Entrepreneurship & Business Planning Revenue Management Tourism Planning and Development Corporate Finance Hotel Logistics Dissertation Enterprise Project Strategic Management for Hospitality and Tourism HR Strategy and Professional Practice
Holders of Higher National Diplomas or accredited Swiss Alpine Diplomas in Hotel Management, Events and Conventions Management, or Culinary Arts. We welcome applications from mature students without formal qualifications or traditional entry requirements but with relevant experience and a proficient level of English with the ability to pursue the programme successfully.