find your perfect postgrad program
Search our Database of 30,000 Courses

University College Birmingham: International Hospitality Management

Institution University College Birmingham
Department X Legacy: College of Food - MA/MSC/PGDip
Telephone 0121 232 4300
Study type Taught


OVERVIEW Immerse yourself in a vast, dynamic global industry that is constantly changing and expanding. Our International Hospitality Management postgraduate course will help prepare you for managerial positions within this exciting sector and open the doors to a wealth of diverse career opportunities, from hospitality and tourism planning to tourist attractions, travel services and events management.

University College Birmingham is a well-established and internationally renowned provider of hospitality management courses, and completing this course will enable you to follow in the footsteps of our graduates working all over the world in senior management positions across the sector. You will enhance your understanding of the industry environment and your critical awareness of current issues, all with support from our top team of expert lecturers.

Our hospitality management course includes the option of going on a three to six-month placement in the industry to boost your future employment prospects. You will also take part in a five-day study trip overseas to carry out research related to your course assessments, with the essential costs of the trip covered by the University.

WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE? - Residential visit – Travel abroad for a five-day research trip – past destinations have included Paris, Madrid, Lisbon, Florence, Barcelona, Krakow and Rome

  • Work placement – Gain valuable experience before you graduate with an optional three to six-month placement in the industry

  • Expert tuition – Our lecturers have a wealth of industry experience to draw from and keep up-to-date on industry developments as well as academic research

  • Team Scotland partnership – Our University will be the home for Team Scotland at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, offering exciting opportunities for our students to work with the team and its athletes

FACILITIES University College Birmingham is renowned for its outstanding food and hospitality training facilities. Our award-winning restaurant on campus – Restaurant at Birmingham College of Food – is open to the public and will arm you with hands-on skills from serving fast food to silver service, while our industry standard kitchens provide you with a unique behind-the-scenes view of the hospitality and catering industry during your studies.

Students on our postgraduate courses also have exclusive access to our dedicated postgraduate suite in McIntyre House, providing study and meeting spaces, PCs and other facilities.

PLACEMENTS Our course offers the option of a work placement for three to six months, with opportunities available around the UK and overseas.

Employers we have worked with include Grand Pigalle Hotel (France), Hotel Paris Marriott (France), Westin Hilton Head Island Resort and Spa (USA), The Landmark (London) and Hampton by Hilton (Birmingham).

CAREERS AND PROGRESSION Examples of careers you could pursue following this course: - Theme park manager

  • Conference centre manager

  • Event manager

  • Restaurant manager (fine dining)

  • Travel agency manager

  • Catering manager

Please refer to our website for the latest updates to this course


Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip

Not what you are looking for?

Browse other courses in Hospitality management, or search our comprehensive database of postgrad programs.

Scholarship Opportunity with

Are you a PG student at this University or have you applied to study a postgraduate program at a university in Europe? Tell us your plans and qualify for a £500.00 PGS Scholarship.

Click here