Innovation and Sustainable Hospitality MSc

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Course options

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  • MSc Innovation and Sustainable Hospitality, home applicant, full time

    • Home Applicant
    • Full time, 1 year
    • Pound 12720 per year
  • MSc Innovation and Sustainable Hospitality, home applicant, part time

    • Home Applicant
    • Part time, 2 years
    • Pound 2120 per 30 credit module
  • MSc Innovation and Sustainable Hospitality, international applicant, full time

    • International Applicant
    • Full time, 1 year
    • Pound 17520 per year


Course modules

NOTE: Modules are subject to change. For those studying part time courses the modules may vary.

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Your future career

Your future career

Employment opportunities have been identified across the sectors. Expert operatives, supervisors; junior managers, creative 'Intrapreneurs' and start-up business entrepreneurs (niche services) have been defined for various elements of the sports industry. IoHT is connected to a number of trade and professional associations whose membership comprises employers and operatives from across the sectors, this includes the Institute of Hospitality, Itolo, Springboard, and UK Hospitality.

Explore the different career options you can pursue with this degree and see the median salaries of the sector on our Career Coach portal.

How we support your career ambitions

We offer dedicated careers support, further opportunities to thrive, such as volunteering and industry networking. Our courses are created in collaboration with employers and industry to ensure they accurately reflect the real-life practices of your future career and provide you with the essential skills needed. You can focus on building interpersonal skills through group work and benefit from our investment in the latest cutting edge technologies and facilities.

Career Zone

Our dedicated and award-winning team provide you with careers and employability resources, including:

  • Online jobs board for internships, placements, graduate opportunities, flexible part-time work.
  • Mentoring programmes for insight with industry experts 
  • 1-2-1 career coaching services 
  • Careers workshops and employer events 
  • Learning pathways to gain new skills and industry insight

Mental Wealth programme

Our Professional Fitness and Mental Wealth programme which issues you with a Careers Passport to track the skills you’ve mastered. Some of these are externally validated by corporations like Amazon and Microsoft.

Our Mental Wealth programme

We are careers first

Our teaching methods and geographical location put us right up top

  • Enterprise and entrepreneurship support 
  • We are ranked 6th for graduate start-ups 
  • Networking and visits to leading organisations 
  • Support in starting a new business, freelancing and self-employment 
  • London on our doorstep

What you'll learn

The modules are designed to consider the link between the skills development required, the career paths open to you and the needs of employers within the industries, it will help you to develop the competencies, skills and capabilities to take over the management of an existing business and those of you who are aiming for leadership positions.

How you'll learn

Employer engagement will be embedded throughout the course both in the delivery of the curriculum which will include guest speakers and industry visits as well as through the involvement of industry professionals in the assessments such as a 'Dragons Den' assessment for the final Research Project. This will allow you to experience the world of sports management in an engaging and real-life approach.

The increasingly professionalised and globalised nature of these industries means that employers are looking for management/leadership graduates with an academically informed understanding of these sectors as well as the critical and analytical skills needed to reflect upon and solve a range of management-related problems.

Through a combination of academic rigour with practical engagement with innovative industry partners and applied research, this course will equip you with the knowledge, strategic vision and competencies to take a leading role in your chosen workplace. We also focus on expanding your soft skills such as developing customer relationships, teamwork, taking initiatives, self-starting, problem solving, and conflict handling have been highlighted as being in demand from the hospitality industry. We encourage you to take a strategic approach to various sectors of the industries.

This will enhance your understanding of the ever-changing business, economic and social demands placed on these complex industries.

How you will be assessed

  • 80% coursework
  • 20% practical

Campus and facilities

Docklands Campus, London, E16 2RD

Who teaches this course

This course is delivered by the Royal Docks School of Business and Law

The teaching team includes qualified academics, practitioners and industry experts as guest speakers. Full details of the academics will be provided in the student handbook and module guides.