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International Business Management - International Tourism & Hospitality Management

Overview
The MSc in International Tourism and Hospitality Management has strong links with the tourism and hospitality industry and has a flexible design in order to meet the educational and professional needs of each student.

The course is completed over a one year full time, or two year part time mode. It is also possible for part time students to spread the modules over a longer period of time, which can be structured individually for you following a meeting with the Programme Director.

Why Study International Business Management at Griffith College?
Our MSc programme in International Business Management is available on a full and part-time basis and prepares graduates by providing an academically rigorous and intellectually challenging educational experience.

A flexible study model gives students the option of either full-time or part-time study with class size, structure and assessment tailored to each individual module.

A highly practical learning approach taught by a Graduate Business School lecturing team with outstanding industry experience.

An international course perspective increases the variety of career opportunities open to graduates.

Students have the opportunity, after gaining management experience, to return and "convert" their MSc to an MBA award.

Course Highlights
Variety of modules covering all aspects of International Business Management
Flexible study modes
Industry-experienced lecturers
Opportunity for advancement in dynamic industries of hospitality & tourism

Course Details
The course is completed over a one year full time, or two year part time mode. It is also possible for part time students to spread the modules over a longer period of time, which can be structured individually for you following a meeting with the Programme Director.

Upon successful completion of the taught modules, students complete a dissertation with a credit volume of 30 ECTS.

Entry requirements

Applicants must normally hold an approved honours degree, to at least H22 level, in a business related discipline or equivalent qualification from an approved tertiary/or professional institution. Non-business graduates or candidates with substantial work experience may apply but will be subject to interview.

Duration

1 year full-time, 2 years part-time.

Careers or further progression

Opportunities and Career Development
The Graduate Business School lecturing team includes practitioners from a wide range of industries. These lecturers bring their expertise to the classroom and offer insights to students of a practical and applied nature. There is also extensive use of the Faculty's industry network to provide opportunities for students to engage with companies through their project work, research and through guest lecturing seminars.

Griffith College has endorsed and embraced the Bologna spirit of the transfer and progression of students between institutions in different countries and in doing so, a number of close working relationships have been developed. The College's APL policies provide an opportunity for students with previous academic studies at Masters Level in a Business/Management discipline to apply for exemptions to a maximum of 30ECTS, or capitalise on our strong international network to spend a semester of your studies in a partner college.

Progression Opportunities
Graduates who attain appropriate management experience after graduation, can opt to return their MSc and "convert" to MBA award. This is facilitated through the completion of an experiential learning report, which marries the graduate's academic achievement with their subsequent management practice.

As an internationally recognised level 9 award, graduates may also be eligible for doctoral studies.

Further enquiries

Limerick
+353 61 310 031
admissions.gcl@griffith.ie

Subjects taught

Core Modules
Managerial Finance
International Strategy
Research Methods
Strategic Human Resource Management
Global Marketing
Leadership and Management Development

International Tourism and Hospitality Management Modules
Sustainable Tourism Policy and Planning
International Trends and Industry Developments
International Tourism Law

Electives
International Sports and Leisure Management
International Event Management

Comment

Validated by QQI.
NFQ Level 9.
Campus: Limerick.

Application date

How to Apply
You can submit an application on our website. Once we receive your application a member of our admissions team will be in contact with you to outline the documents required to process your application.

Enrolment and start dates

Intake Dates
We run 2 intakes for this course commencing in Spring and Autumn.
February 2020*
September 2020

*subject to sufficient numbers.

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