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Tourism and Events Management
Events have become an integral part of today’s global tourism industry. Destinations and businesses increasingly use events to raise awareness and enhance attractiveness. Our MSc Tourism and Events Management prepares you to become competent and versatile events professionals ready to excel in the dynamic tourism events sector.
Our teaching staff are recognised experts in their fields. Many of them write the books that support your learning. You will engage with industry experts through a range of events and international visiting speakers and develop your networking skills while gaining useful, global contacts for the future.
Our unique Bacchus Mentoring Programme gives you one-to-one support from a senior professional. They will help you develop your professional skills and advise you on your future career. You will also have support finding graduate jobs and placements at our Careers Centre. Leading hospitality and tourism employers visit the campus and recruit students.
The sandwich mode includes a one-year paid work placement, after completing the taught part of the course.
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Financial support and scholarships
September 2021 early acceptance scholarship
Starting your degree in September 2021? You may quality for one of our £2,000 international student scholarships, which are available to students who accept their places by 15 April 2021.
For more information, please go to our Fees and Funding page
Learning and assessment
This programme welcomes students of all academic backgrounds and professional experiences to explore events management in a tourism context. With varying degrees of prior tourism and events exposure, you will have the opportunity to develop a solid theoretical foundation in tourism and events management. As well as to apply and deepen this academic understanding through meaningful practical application.
Our students and staff come from all over the world. This gives you a multicultural learning and social environment in Oxford, one of the world's great student cities. And it prepares you for working in a culturally diverse industry.
96% of the research conducted by The Oxford School of Hospitality Management is internationally recognised. Our aim is to conduct research that advances academics' understanding of events and tourism management.
After you graduate
After graduating from this course you will have excellent career prospects in the international tourism industry. Our graduates go on to work for the leading hospitality and tourism companies in a wide range of roles either in the UK or internationally, with companies including:
- Four Seasons
- Mandarin Oriental
- Sol Melia
Depending upon their prior experience, graduates have obtained supervisory/junior management positions and operational roles.
The optional one-year work placement is a great opportunity for those who would like to gain work experience in the hospitality industry after the course.
By doing a work placement you will receive:
- paid, full-time work experience
- practical experience with a top employer in the hospitality, events and tourism industry
- a dedicated service to guide your placement search
- tailored placement skills development workshops
- continual support from the school
- improved graduate employability
- the chance of a firm offer of employment.
Some students choose an academic career by studying for a PhD with us, or in other universities. Our programme provides students with excellent preparation for doctoral studies and careers in teaching in universities.
Programme Changes: On rare occasions we may need to make changes to our course programmes after they have been published on the website.
For more information, please visit our Changes to programmes page.