Oxford School of Hospitality Management

Work Experience

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  • Compulsory supervised work experience forms an important part of our undergraduate programme in International Hospitality Management and takes place in the second year of a four year course. It is optional for postgraduate students and takes place in the second year of a two year course.

    Our dedicated team help you secure a placement that matches your aspirations and abilities. Throughout your placement, you will have a tutor. They will visit you no matter where you are in the world and provide on-going advice and encouragement.

    You will gain relevant experience during the work placement year. You will develop the personal and professional skills that employers are looking for.

    The experience will enhance your CV, which will help you secure a good job after graduating.

    Our students go on fantastic work placements with prestigious employers worldwide, including:

    • Marriott Cap D'Ail, Monaco
    • The Eden Project, Cornwall
    • Cunard Cruise Lines (Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth)
    • Black Tomato (Lifestyle Events Organisers), London
    • Marbella Beach Resort, Spain
    • The Lancaster Hotel, London
    • The Ritz Hotel, London
    • Lexington Contract Catering, London
    • Westin Hotel and Resort, Whistler, Canada
    • Disney World, Orlando, Florida
    • Wilderness Safaris, Malawi
    • Gleneagles Hotel, Perthshire
    • Hyatt Regency, Beijing
    • Bloomsbury Hotel (Doyle Collection), London
  • "I have enjoyed every moment of my placement at the Savoy. I am constantly being given the opportunity to develop my skills as a hospitality student and as a future hospitality leader."

    Kevin Ordonia
    BSc International Hospitality Management