MBA in Global Business Administration with International Tourism and Hospitality Management

University of Gloucestershire, UK

The Global MBA is a collaborative offering from Westford Uni Online and the University of Gloucestershire, UK. This program immerses you in the world of business, tackling contemporary challenges faced by global business leaders. Supported by our Global Leadership Development Programme, it equips learners with the most sought-after skills required to address challenges and seize opportunities in today's dynamic economic landscape. The program also explores crucial topics like business resilience and crisis management.

For those opting for the International Tourism and Hospitality Management specialization, the comprehensive, analytical, and integrated study program deepens knowledge of contemporary tourism management and related sectors, including events and hospitality. This applied MBA begins with a robust foundation in business principles and then offers a unique opportunity to specialize in Tourism and Hospitality, allowing aspirants to tailor their studies to as per their career goals. Westford’s aim is to nurture creative, adaptable, and forward-thinking industry leaders.

Modules combine case studies, applied practical learning, and real-world applications, developing the essential skills needed as a future global business leader. All learners receive guidance in securing a competitive year-long industry placement to enhance their management capabilities and career prospects.

Unique assessments challenge learners to think creatively and devise innovative solutions to complex business problems. This program empowers professionals with the knowledge and skills to excel in the ever-evolving global business landscape.  

The modules will employ diverse teaching methods, including hands-on practical learning, practical application of theory, and in-depth analysis of various case studies. Upon program completion, students can earn a maximum of 180 credits.

 Core Modules:
Managing Business Continuity in a Global Context
International Trade Law
Strategic Management
Global Leadership Challenges: Leadership by Design
Business Finance and Decision Making
Managing Complex Projects
Business Development Project
 Specialisation Modules:
Global Hospitality and Tourism Operations
Innovations in Sustainability and Resilience Planning in International Hospitality and Tourism

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    180 Credits


    1 Year



    Career Prospects

    Graduates can pursue leadership roles in the hospitality sector, including positions as hotel managers, resort directors, or restaurant managers. These roles involve overseeing day-to-day operations, guest satisfaction, and business development.

    Hospitality Management

    Graduates can work in tourism management, where they can become destination managers, tour operators, or travel consultants. They will be responsible for planning and organizing travel experiences for clients and ensuring the smooth operation of tours and trips.

    Tourism Management

    Event planners and managers are in demand for organizing conferences, meetings, weddings, and other special events. This field offers opportunities to create memorable experiences for clients and guests.

    Event Management

    Resorts worldwide require skilled professionals to manage their facilities and guest services. Graduates can work as resort managers, spa directors, or recreation managers, ensuring a pleasant and relaxing experience for guests.

    Resort Management

    Some individuals may find roles in tourism development, working for government agencies or private organizations to promote tourism in specific regions or countries. They may focus on marketing, sustainable tourism, or policy development.

    Tourism Development

    With the knowledge gained in an MBA program, some graduates may choose to start their own tourism-related businesses, such as boutique hotels, travel agencies, or event planning companies.


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    About Gloucestershire

    The University of Gloucestershire is a public university situated in Gloucestershire with a total of three campuses in total. The university is situated in two locations with two campuses in Cheltenham and one in Gloucester which is Francis Close Hall, The Park, and Oxstalls, respectively. The university gained its status in the year 2001, before which its roots can be traced back to the 19th century when two distinct strands of educational provisions in Gloucestershire merged to form the University of Gloucestershire, UK. The university is ranked in the top 100 universities of the UK in Guardian’s League Table 2021. Offering a range of undergraduate, postgraduate, and Ph.D. degrees, learners can choose to study subjects such as accounting and law, business management, computing, journalism, fine art, humanities, biology, geography, social science, education, and sports. Gloucestershire also offers two-year “fast-track” courses in subjects such as law and business, which allows learners to enter the workplace or further training faster and at a lower cost. At Gloucestershire, you will explore what is important to you and be supported to reach your postgraduate goals. The university delivers programs that meet your needs, no matter what you want to achieve from further study.


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    Why you should do this Program

    Thriving Industry

    The global tourism and hospitality industry is one of the fastest-growing sectors, offering a wealth of career opportunities. As per Statista, the global hospitality market achieved an approximate value of 4.7 trillion U.S. dollars, with projections indicating growth to 5.8 trillion U.S. dollars by 2027, driven by a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.5 percent. This MBA specialization equips you with the knowledge and skills to excel in this dynamic field.


    Westford Uni Online is dedicated to providing students with adaptable education options. Our MBA programs are structured as blended learning experiences, combining online classes and on-site workshops. This synchronous format ensures that working professionals can conveniently pursue their education without sacrificing their work and personal commitments.

    Leadership Opportunities

    To add to this, Westford Uni Online in collaboration with Gloucestershire is driven to provide a quality educational experience that assures that students receive optimum results out of their educational experience. The MBA in Global Business Administration with International Tourism and Hospitality Management prepares professionals for leadership roles in the industry. You will learn to manage and lead teams, make strategic decisions, and drive business growth.


    Westford's foundation rests on four core principles: delivering quality education, ensuring accessibility, maintaining credibility, and promoting cost-effectiveness. To accommodate students facing financial constraints, Westford Uni Online provides flexible payment options, complementing the range of scholarships available to eligible candidates.


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    International,Excellent and Balanced Faculty

    The faculty at Westford Uni Online works arduously towards creating an environment that translates into an excellent learning experience. Our educators, much like our students, belong to various ethnicities, amplifying the concept of a multi-cultural setting that Westford strives to offer to its pupils. The professors also serve as mentors, who guide students beyond the scope of their expertise, to assure that students continue to progress as they advance into their educational journeys.
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