This course will give you the opportunity to develop the specialist skills and knowledge needed for management within the global hotel industry. On this course you will learn about the management of hotel products and services in a global economy, and we will encourage you to develop a strategic approach to the ever-changing business, economic and social demands placed on the international hotel sector. On this course, you will learn about the management of hotel products and services and you will be encouraged to develop a strategic approach to the ever-changing business, economic and social demands placed on the industry. You will undertake study in both practical and theoretical subjects with many opportunities to interact with the hotel industry through competitions, guest speakers, industry mentoring programmes and both external and internal events. You will also complete a work placement, which should be undertaken with an international hotel or hospitality company, in a country other than your own. Prior relevant work experience may be accredited towards this. We aim to build your knowledge of restaurant management with food and beverage modules, as well as broadening your understanding of the service industry’s global operations. Additionally, you will gain valuable work experience in your one-year work placement. The placement can be in any area of the hospitality industry either in the UK or abroad, and allows you gain essential skills learned through working in an operating business. By developing a strong management background in the context of the international hospitality industry, you will also gain transferable skills for a range of careers in international or UK hotel groups, restaurants and catering firms. You may also wish to undertake postgraduate study to specialise in a subject you’ve already studied, or to explore something new.