Course Overview

The M.Sc. in Business and Hospitality is designed for those with hospitality/business qualifications or experience who wish to develop their knowledge of hospitality systems, trends and business applications to an advanced level. The programme is designed as a specialist course which assists students in blending their existing talents with the advanced hospitality and business skills and knowledge needed to manage a modern hospitality organisation.

Modules include Global Business and International HRM, Project Management, Information Technology for Hospitality and Performance and Revenue Management. The programme will be offered on a full-time basis over one academic year or on a part-time basis over two academic years. The programme will consist of lectures, seminars, industry exposure, experiential learning, in-company study, computer-based simulation, guest speakers and projects in the relevant subjects. 

Applications and Selections

Who Teaches this Course

Requirements and Assessment

Key Facts

Entry Requirements

1. Minimum Academic Requirements
Students must present certified and translated copies of their undergraduate degree at a minimum of 2nd class honours or equivalent in a related area.

2. English
A minimum IELTS band level 6.5 or equivalent.

3. Entrance Interview
Students must pass an entrance interview. Interviews are conducted by representatives visiting your country or through video conferencing (skype).


Additional Requirements

Duration

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

Next start date

September 2018

A Level Grades (2018)

N/A

Average intake

20

Closing Date

Next start date

September 2018

NFQ level

Mode of study

ECTS weighting

Award

CAO

PAC code

Full-time GYC42
Part-time GYC43

Course Outline

The programme will be offered on a full-time basis over one academic year or on a part-time basis over two academic years. To be eligible for the award of the M.Sc. in Business and Hospitality, candidates must successfully complete modules to a total of 90 ECTS. A candidate who has passed all modules other than the summer school and project within a period of two years from commencement of the programme shall be eligible for the award of a postgraduate Diploma in Hospitality and Business.

Full-time 

Semester 1

  • Global Business and International HRM
  • Information Technology for Hospitality
  • Performance and Revenue Management
  • Research Methods

Semester 2

  • Hotel Asset Management
  • Intercultural Business Communication
  • Project Management
  • Strategy and Innovation for Hospitality

Semester 3 (Summer School) Students choose 3 electives

  1. Business Negotiations
  2. International Entrepreneurship in Hospitality
  3. Lean Principles
  4. Management of Organisational Change
  5. Organisational Behaviour
  6. Quantitative Analysis for Business Decisions.
  • Project- Business Consultancy
Part-time 
Year 1:

Semester 1

  • Performance and Revenue Management
  • Research Methods

Semester 2

  • Intercultural Business Communication
  • Hotel Asset Management

Semester 3(Summer School 1) Students choose 3 electives

  1. Business Negotiations
  2. International Entrepreneurship in Hospitality
  3. Lean Principles
  4. Management of Organisational Change
  5. Organisational Behaviour
  6. Quantitative Analysis for Business Decisions
Year 2:

Semester 3

Global Business and International HRM
Information Technology for Business

Semester 4
Project Management
Strategy and Innovation for Hospitality

Summer School 2 
Project- Business Consultancy

Why Choose This Course?

Career Opportunities

Graduates with the skills taught in this programme will be highly valued by a range of business and hospitality organisations, both nationally and internationally. The College will organise recruitment fairs in the final semester to give students the opportunity to meet with future employers.

Three reasons to choose this course:

  1. Employability—graduates will have excellent employment opportunities.
  2. Specialist content to enable the management of a modern hospitality organisation.
  3. Direct contact with industry while you study, enhancing your hospitality and business skills.

Who’s Suited to This Course

Learning Outcomes

 

Work Placement

Study Abroad

Related Student Organisations

Course Fees

Fees: EU

€7,224 p.a. 2018/19

Fees: Tuition

€7,000 p.a. 2018/19

Fees: Student levy

€224 p.a. 2018/19

Fees: Non EU

€14,250 p.a. 2018/19

Find out More

Shannon College of Hotel Management
Shannon Airport
Co Clare 
T + 353 (0)61 712 210 
www.shannoncollege.com

Admissions Officer
Joan Markham 
T + 353 (0)61 712590
E joan.markham@nuigalway.ie