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This course is subject to validation

The MSc Innovation and Sustainable Hospitality draws upon the research expertise, knowledge and experience of the global hospitality industries area and engages with a range of diverse practitioners. You’ll learn problem-solving and practical skills, equipping you with industry-based knowledge and competences. Through interactions with practitioners and participation in field trips, you’ll be challenged to apply this knowledge in practice and develop the practical skills that will equip them for a career in different areas of management, consultancy, and research. This course will cover different facets of hospitality and innovation as practised within and across countries at different levels of development and within a variety of business and management cultures. As hospitality expands further into emerging markets and the demands for highly skilled and intellectually agile graduates increases, the leading managers of tomorrow must not only be technically-adept in terms of mastering a wide portfolio of skills.

What makes this course different

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Industry Connections

Benefit from industry engagement in every module. Including guest speakers, site visits, placement opportunities, competitions, field trips and debates - enhancing your understanding of contemporary issues in the industry.

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Professional Experience

Our reputation and East London base have helped us to develop valuable links to national and multinational organisations. These connections can provide opportunities for you to gain work experience and build your professional network.

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Excellent London Location

Benefit from studying in one of the best locations in the world for events Management - enjoy fact-finding trips to some of the capital’s most iconic locations as part of the course, from the ExCel Centre to the Olympic Park.


The modules are designed to consider the link between the skills development required, the career paths open to you and the needs of employers within the industries, it will help you to develop the competencies, skills and capabilities to take over the management of an existing business and those of you who are aiming for leadership positions.


This course is subject to validation. You can still apply for this course while it is being approved.



Employer engagement will be embedded throughout the course both in the delivery of the curriculum which will include guest speakers and industry visits as well as through the involvement in industry professionals in the assessments such as a 'Dragons Den' assessment for the final Research Project. This will allow you to experience the world of sport management in an engaging and real-life approach.

The increasingly professionalised and globalised nature of these industries means that employers are looking for management/leadership graduates with an academically informed understanding of these sectors as well as the critical and analytical skills needed to reflect upon and solve a range of management-related problems.

Through a combination of academic rigour with practical engagement with innovative industry partners and applied research, this course will equip you with the knowledge, strategic vision and competencies to take a leading role in their chosen workplace. We also focus on expanding your soft skills such as developing customer relationships, teamwork, taking initiatives, self-starting, problem solving, and conflict handling have been highlighted as being in-demand from the hospitality industry. We encourage you to take a strategic approach to various sectors of the industries.

This will enhance your understanding of the ever-changing business, economic and social demands placed on these complex industries.


80% coursework, 20% practical


Docklands Campus

Docklands Campus, Docklands Campus, London, E16 2RD


The teaching team includes qualified academics, practitioners and industry experts as guest speakers. Full details of the academics will be provided in the student handbook and module guides.


Employment opportunities have been identified across the sectors. Expert operatives, Supervisors; Junior Managers, creative 'Intrapreneurs' and Start Up Business Entrepreneurs (niche services) have been defined for various elements of the sport industry. IoHT is connected to a number of trade and professional associations whose membership comprises employers and operatives from across the sectors, this includes the Institute of Hospitality, Itolo, Springboard, UK Hospitality.