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International Hospitality Management with Digital Innovation MSc - 2022/3

Awarding body

University of Surrey

Teaching institute

University of Surrey

Framework

FHEQ Levels 6 and 7

Final award and programme/pathway title

MSc International Hospitality Management with Digital Innovation

Subsidiary award(s)

Award Title
PGDip International Hospitality Management with Digital Innovation
PGCert International Hospitality Management with Digital Innovation

Modes of study

Route code Credits and ECTS Credits
Full-time with Distance Learning PKA61138 180 credits and 90 ECTS credits
Part-time with Distance Learning PKA61141 180 credits and 90 ECTS credits

JACs code

100087, 100372

QAA Subject benchmark statement (if applicable)

Other internal and / or external reference points

N/A

Faculty and Department / School

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences - Hospitality, Tourism & Events Management

Programme Leader

RAMAKRISHNAN Sumeetra (Hosp & Tour)

Date of production/revision of spec

05/10/2022

Educational aims of the programme

  • Provide high-quality education, which is intellectually rigorous and up-to-date, as well as relevant to the needs of existing and future managers, executives and professionals in the hospitality industry
  • Offer a business management orientation related to the hospitality business drawing on a range of cognate areas of study to explain and analyse the hospitality sector
  • Apply an integrated approach to provide a coherent view that explores the interrelationships between the various components of the programme, but at the same time by way of elective modules permits students to pursue an extra element of specialisation relevant to their backgrounds, interests and/or career aspirations
  • Provide an international perspective both in scope and coverage
  • Offer up to date information that draws upon recent research activities
  • Develop students as independent and reflective learners, able to continue their learning once in their chosen profession

Programme learning outcomes

Attributes Developed Awards Ref.
Critically evaluate the development, characteristics, issues and influences relevant to hospitality management C PGCert, PGDip, MSc
Understand the importance of developing and implementing organisational strategies and plans, linking technological innovation and the values of a company to commercial performance C PGCert, PGDip, MSc
Analyse and debate theoretical and applied knowledge in the management, operation, organisation, and provision of services in the hospitality sector K PGCert, PGDip, MSc
Evaluate critically a wide range of approaches and techniques relevant to the strategic management of businesses in the hospitality sector C PGCert, PGDip, MSc
Demonstrate high level learning and problem-solving skills C PGDip, MSc
Conduct research and produce a high-quality project that includes: the ability to select, define and focus up an organisational issue at an appropriate level; develop and apply relevant and rigorous methodologies to analyse the issue, develop recommendations and logical conclusions and identify the limitations and scope of the project T MSc
Identify modifications to existing knowledge structures and theoretical frameworks and to propose new areas for investigations / new problems / new or alternative applications and methodological approaches C MSc
Display a range of knowledge, skills and behaviours relevant to the needs of existing and future managers, executive and professionals irrespective of their sector of operation focusing on analysis and synthesis, communication and presentation skills, marketing, finance and operations, and research and critical reasoning P PGCert, PGDip, MSc
Identify and manage ethical dilemmas likely to arise in management, research and professional practice and to formulate solutions in consultation with internal senior management, peers, clients and others P PGDip, MSc
Understand the importance of different forms of communication (written, verbal, non-verbal and digital) and how and when to apply them T PGCert, PGDip, MSc
Demonstrate ability to identify, analyse, and decide on courses of actions to resolve complex, unstructured problems using appropriate tools and technology T PGDip, MSc
Develop group and team work skills T PGCert, PGDip, MSc
Demonstrate creative thinking and competencies T PGDip, MSc

Attributes Developed

C - Cognitive/analytical

K - Subject knowledge

T - Transferable skills

P - Professional/Practical skills

Programme structure

Full-time with Distance Learning

This Master's Degree programme is studied full-time over one academic year, consisting of 180 credits at FHEQ level 7. All modules are semester based and worth 15 credits with the exception of project, practice based and dissertation modules.
Possible exit awards include:
- Postgraduate Diploma (120 credits)
- Postgraduate Certificate (60 credits)

Part-time with Distance Learning

This Master's Degree programme is studied part-time over two academic years, consisting of 180 credits at FHEQ level 7. All modules are semester based and worth 15 credits with the exception of project, practice based and dissertation modules.
Possible exit awards include:
- Postgraduate Diploma (120 credits)
- Postgraduate Certificate (60 credits)

Programme Adjustments (if applicable)

N/A

Modules

Opportunities for placements / work related learning / collaborative activity

Associate Tutor(s) / Guest Speakers / Visiting Academics N
Professional Training Year (PTY) N
Placement(s) (study or work that are not part of PTY) N
Clinical Placement(s) (that are not part of the PTY scheme) N
Study exchange (Level 5) N
Dual degree N

Quality assurance

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https://www.surrey.ac.uk/quality-enhancement-standards

Please note that the information detailed within this record is accurate at the time of publishing and may be subject to change. This record contains information for the most up to date version of the programme / module for the 2022/3 academic year.