Tourism & Shipping

MSc International Hospitality Management

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Mediterranean College
Athens, Thessaloniki
February 2024, October 2024
1 year full-time or 2 years part-time
Full Time, Part Time


The ideal candidates are expected to have graduated from University from any discipline or field. The MSc in International Hospitality Management is ideal for Business School graduates who wish to specialise in one of the most dynamic sectors of most economies around the world. Furthermore, the programme is an excellent choice for those already working in the Tourism industry and wish to gain a postgraduate qualification in the subject.

Requirements for registration:
University degree in any discipline
CV in English
Reference Letters (2)
Good command of English (level IELTS 6.0 or equivalent)*
Academic Interview
Photos (2)
Copy of identity card/ passport

* Candidates without official English language certificates can sit the English language placement test of Mediterranean College.


This highly respected MSc International Hospitality Management master’s degree is accredited by the Institute of Hospitality. It will enhance your leadership and management potential in the hospitality industry.

This course is ideal for you, if you’re a professional looking for career progression in hospitality management or a professional from another discipline looking for a career change. It has been designed for students who are interested in developing their leadership and management potential. You will develop your understanding of the management of cultural diversity, the internationalisation of the industry, marketing, finance and strategy in a wide variety of contexts, including hotels, exhibitions, festivals, product launches, trade shows and sporting events.

The MSc in International Hospitality Management can be attended either on a full-time or a part-time basis and includes four 20-credit modules, one 40 credit-module and a thesis of 60 credits. Learning in each module will be directed through lecturing input, module teaching materials and a variety of supporting learning activities. However, you should keep in mind that at Master’s Level you will spend approximately 60% of your time on independent learning, review, revision and assignment preparation. On average, 20 credit modules take 200 hours to complete, 40 credit modules take 400 hours and 60 credit modules take 600 hours.

All modules are taught within the academic calendar (October through to May), but the pattern of delivery is flexible depending on the needs of the cohort, industry and university. It may include weekends, a block study week, weekly during the academic year or blended learning.


Whether you are a recent graduate, or an industry practitioner, this course will help you develop the knowledge and skills you need to apply for management positions in the international hospitality industry and related sectors. Some of our students have started their own hospitality business or have accessed senior management positions in 4 and 5 star international hotel chains; while others have moved into academia and the research arena.

More specifically, graduates can pursue careers:

  • in hotels
  • in resorts
  • in theme parks
  • in cruise lines
  • in catering firms
  • in tour operators
  • in travel agencies
  • in consultancy companies
  • as freelancers / entrepreneurs
For information regarding student fees please contact the Institute.
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