MSc (Business and Hospitality)

Shannon College of Hotel Management
Clare, Ireland
Master's Degree
Study mode
Full-time, Part-time
1 year
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 10,091
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 15,977

About this course

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. 


Entry Requirements

1. Minimum Academic Requirements

Applicants must present certified and translated copies of their undergraduate degree at a minimum of 2ndclass honours or equivalent in a related area.

2. English
A minimum IELTS band level 6.5 (no band lower than 6) or equivalent.

3. Personal statement 
Applicants must submit/upload a typed personal statement of approximately 600 words explaining why they wish to undertake the programme, outlining how it fits into their career objectives.

4. Curriculum Vitae (C.V.) 
Applicants are required to submit/upload a current C.V. (max. 2 pages)

5. References 
Applicants are required to submit/upload 2 references.  One must be an academic reference (in the case of applicants currently undertaking studies) and/or an employer (in the case of applicants currently in employment), and/or suitable personal reference.

6. Passport 
A copy of your passport must be submitted/uploaded.

7. Entrance Interview 
Suitable applicants must pass an entrance interview. Interviews are conducted by representatives visiting your country or through video conferencing (skype


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

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