Master of Business Adminstration - Hospitality Management MBA

Postgraduate (1 year, 2 years full-time, part-time)

ARU London

May, September, January

Full-time schedule:
Monday, 10am-5pm
Tuesday and Thursday, 6-9pm

Part-time schedule:
Monday, 10am-5pm

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UK and EU students

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Overview

Learn to respond effectively to the challenges of the modern hospitality sector. Our MBA will give you an opportunity to develop strategic leadership expertise and skills.

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Careers

The course is designed for hospitality professionals who are in management, or executive management positions, and who are seeking to broaden their strategic leadership expertise.

The academic experience provided to you on this course ensures the development of a number of your key transferable skills, such as team working, presentation, analytical, critical evaluation, benchmarking, appreciation of diversity and cross- cultural management plus the synthesise of theory and practice. To supplement this effort, guest presentations by a variety of successful hospitality management business people will add to your knowledge and provides insights to the practical challenges associated with working in the industry.

During your studies there will be the opportunity to participate in the ARUL Employability Scheme with the specific objective of enhancing your future employment prospects. This includes CV workshops, interview techniques, career counselling and visits from prospective employers.

While studying on the programme students will be registered as Associate Members of the Institute of Hospitality with corresponding professional benefits. Moreover, this MBA (Hospitality management) will provide you with the opportunity to progress to a DBA or PhD.

Modules & assessment

  • Strategic Management in a Global Context
    The module focuses on the managerial, multi-business, multi-industry, multicultural, and multinational complexities of achieving and sustaining competitive advantage. The overarching goal of the module is to have students demonstrate their capacity to develop and execute organisational strategies in actual or simulated business situations. A key feature of this module will be the use of a business simulation as a problem based learning vehicle for student cognitive development.

Assessment

Assessment is through a combination of assignments designed to have a strong practical and professional orientation and will enable you to develop a range of strategic leadership skills.
Your learning culminates with a Major Project Report based on identifying and developing solutions to a strategic aspect of your own hospitality organisation, or the hospitality sector.

Where you'll study

Your faculty

You have a highly active mind and see opportunity everywhere. Now you need theory and life-changing skills to sharpen your approach to management. At the Faculty of Business & Law, you will immerse yourself in a multicultural environment where technology blends with teaching to create a dynamic and innovative learning environment. An environment to help you gain those skills.

Where can I study?

ARU London

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Fees & funding

Course fees

UK & EU Students 2019/20 (total cost)

£8,500

How do I pay my fees?

Paying upfront

You won't need to pay fees until you've accepted an offer to attend, but you must pay your fees up-front, in full or in instalments.

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Entry requirements

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Applicants must:

  • have the equivalent of a UK first degree at 2:2 or above plus relevant experience
  • have previously been taught in English and have sufficient command of English to undertake postgraduate study, or have an IELTS (or equivalent) score of 6.5 or better.

If you have completed a bachelors degree or an equivalent non-UK qualification and did not achieve our required grades for entry, but can demonstrate that your life/work skills would make you suitable, you should still consider applying.

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