Queen Margaret University
Queen Margaret University College
This course will attract managers in the hospitality industry who wish to update their qualifications, or managers looking for a career change who want to enter the hospitality industry. It focuses on developing the management skills and knowledge you will need in this expanding and constantly changing business sector. The course specifically aims to deepen your knowledge and ability to strategically manage hospitality operations and supplements this with an introduction to other key management disciplines. The course will engage you in
conceptual thinking, analysis and research, however it seeks to take you beyond the analytical emphasis of many MBA programmes and encourages you to develop and implement creative ideas and solutions to organisational issues.
The course is modular and can be studied on a full-time or part-time basis. It is available by attendance at QMU or by distance learning. You are required to study eight modules each valued at 15 credits and complete a Master's project (valued at 60 credits). Studying fulltime, you will normally undertake four modules in semester one and four modules in semester two, and complete the Master's project (MBA only) in semester three. You can also register as an Associate student to study single modules in areas of interest.
- 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)