Master of International Hospitality & Events Management Program

Program brief

Purpose of the Qualification

The purpose is to provide a qualification that:

  • develops skills of leadership through hospitality and events management education;
  • offer opportunities to students who wish to pursue managerial careers in general

business, hospitality, and events industries;

  • develops flexible approaches to programme delivery and student support which reflect

the needs and expectations of our students;

  • provides a supportive and inclusive learning environment which will enable success for

all learners;

  • encourages the development of students’ intellectual and imaginative powers, creativity,

independent judgement, critical self-awareness, imagination and skills that will enhance

global employment opportunities on graduation in all programmes;

  • establishes a culture of constant improvement in learning, teaching and assessment that is anticipatory, enabling, supportive, rewarding and fully aligned with IMI`s vision and strategic objectives, and;
  • provides a learning experience that is informed by research, scholarship, reflective practice and engagement with industry and the professions.

Why this program?

To get a job in a global growth industry.

Career Opportunities

  • Hotel management.Event manager
  • Revenue managers.
  • Sales managers.
  • Restaurant managers.
  • Human Resource Management
  • Country club managers.
  • Entrepreneur.
  • Academia.



10/22 months (with internship option)

Study Mode



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Online offered only

Entry Requirements Academic

  1. Minimum of a recognised university degree in a relevant hospitality, tourism or management subject. Equivalence for non-UK degrees should be evaluated through NARIC.


    Non-graduates and holders of non-relevant degrees – A minimum of 5 years of evidenced work experience at managerial level within the hospitality & tourism industries.


    Successful completion of a Level 6 Professional Diploma.

Entry Requirements Language

All students without English as a first language must hold at least IELTS 6.0 or other evidence of competence in English at this level. Or by Letter from a University confirming the student has studied a program and passed where the course was delivered and assessed in English.


Multiple languages available

Graduation Requirements

Passing all 8 core modules and final project

Memberships/ Accreditations

  • Eduqua
  • ISO
  • ATHE

Program Details

Level UK Credits GLH ECTS Assessment
Events Venues & Facilities Management 7 20 60 10 Coursework assessment – Operations report
Hospitality Operations 7 10 30 5 Coursework assessment – Operations report
New Venture Creation & Innovation in Events 7 20 60 10 Coursework assessment – Group elevator pitch (40%), Group business plan and Oral presentation (60%)
Competitive Strategies in Hospitality 7 10 30 5 Coursework assessment – Case study report & presentation report
International HRM in Events 7 10 30 5 Examination
Finance & Project Management for Events 7 20 60 10

50% Examination

50% Coursework assessment – Group case study

Live Events 7 15 45 7.5 Coursework assessment – Group event management plan, report and presentation (70%), Individual post-event reflective report (30%)
Contemporary Conference Management 7 15 45 7.5

50% Examination

50% Coursework assessment – Group case study

Final project 7 30 0 15
Total 150 360 75

Contact Info

Western State University

500 Ala Moana Boulevard, Suite 7400, Honolulu, Hawaii, 96813

+1(415) 202-5250

Mon – Fri 9:00A.M. – 5:00P.M.

Social Info


Course details


Events Venues & Facilities Management :

An understanding of the role venues and spaces play in strategic event strategy, as well as the legal and administrative aspects.


Managerial Finance:

Key accounting and finance practice, evaluation and associated decision-making tools.


Hospitality Operations :

An understanding of hospitality operations & their implications for business output, as well as how these function through a systematic approach.


New Venture Creation & Innovation in Events:

The generation, design and development of an initial business idea to creating a business plan & securing funding.


Competitive Strategies in Hospitality:

The impact of external & internal influences on organisational business strategy creation in relation to competitive strategies


International HRM in Events:

An awareness of the issues surrounding the management of people in hospitality and events.


Finance & project management for Events:

Budgeting, revenue management, pricing, project management skills and knowledge in an event setting.


Live Events:

Including operations, logistics, supply chains, client briefs, staffing, planning, food & beverage operations, security, post-event evaluation and client feedback.


Contemporary Conference Management:

Including an understanding of new market forces, changing client and participant needs and expectations, and economic pressures.