Course Overview

The MSc Global Hospitality Management and Intercultural Communication is designed for those who would like to develop and strengthen their knowledge and skills in Human Resource Management (HRM) while becoming competent in intercultural communication. The programme aims to prepare graduates by developing their understanding of different cultural contexts and viewpoints while attaining valuable business skills thus enabling graduates to work successfully in various sectors across the global business market. Modules include: Global Business and International HRM, Intercultural Communication for Business, Management of Organisational Change, and Project Management.

The programme will be offered on a full-time basis over one academic year or on a part-time basis over two academic years. The programme will consist of lectures, seminars, industry exposure, experiential learning, in-company study, computer-based simulation, guest speakers and projects in the relevant subjects.

Applications and Selections

Applications are made online via the NUI Galway Postgraduate Applications System. Please see detail of any supporting documents required for your application here

Who Teaches this Course

  • Adrian Sylver, Shannon College of Hotel Management
  • Celine Ryan, Shannon College of Hotel Management
  • Dr Sean T. Ruane, Shannon College of Hotel Management
  • Danielle Martin, Shannon College of Hotel Management
  • Dr Maria Palma-Fahey, Shannon College of Hotel Management
  • Sarah Ryan, Shannon College of Hotel Management
  • Dr Finian O’Driscoll, Shannon College of Hotel Management
  • Kate O’Connell, Shannon College of Hotel Management
  • Tracy Hegarty, Shannon College of Hotel Management

Requirements and Assessment

Please see detail of any supporting documents required for your application here

Entrance Interview 
Suitable applicants must pass an entrance interview. Interviews are conducted by representatives visiting your country or through video conferencing (Zoom).

Key Facts

Entry Requirements

Candidates for the MSc Global Hospitality Management and Intercultural Communication will normally hold, or expect to hold before the programme commences, an undergraduate degree, usually a Second Class Honours or equivalent in a related area. IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent if applicable. Applicants will also be invited to a short interview.


Additional Requirements

Duration

Full time, 1 year; Part-time, 2 years.

Next start date

September 2022

A Level Grades ()

Average intake

15

QQI/FET FETAC Entry Routes

Closing Date

Please see Key Dates information here

NFQ level

Mode of study

ECTS weighting

90

Award

CAO

Course code

To be advised

Course Outline

The programme will be offered on a full-time basis over one academic year or on a part-time basis over two academic years. To be eligible for the award of the MSc in Global Hospitality Management and Intercultural Communication, candidates must successfully complete modules to a total of 90 ECTS. A candidate who has passed all modules other than Semester 3 within a period of two years from commencement of the programme shall be eligible for the award of a Postgraduate Diploma in Hospitality and Business.

Full-time 

Semester 1

  • Global Business and International HRM
  • Information Technology for Hospitality
  • Performance and Revenue Management
  • Business Analytics Fundamentals

Semester 2

  • Hotel Asset Management
  • Intercultural Communication for Business
  • Project Management
  • Strategy and Innovation for Hospitality

 

Semester 3—there are two options available. Both options focus on: Global Hospitality Management & Intercultural Communication.

  • Option 1: Research Thesis 
  • Option 2: Internship
 
Part-time

Year 1:

Semester 1

  • Performance and Revenue Management
  • Business Analytics Fundamentals

Semester 2

  • Intercultural Business Communication
  • Hotel Asset Management

Year 2:

Semester 3

  • Global Business and International HRM
  • Information Technology for Business

Semester 4

  • Project Management
  • Strategy and Innovation for Hospitality

Semester 5—there are two options available. Both options focus on: Global Hospitality Management & Intercultural Communication.

  • Option 1: Research Thesis
  • Option 2: Internship

Why Choose This Course?

Career Opportunities

By completing this programme, graduates will have developed the skills necessary to work in both national and global human resource management across a variety of sectors including hospitality, aviation, and multinational companies.

Who’s Suited to This Course

Learning Outcomes

Transferable Skills Employers Value

Work Placement

Study Abroad

Related Student Organisations

Course Fees

Fees: EU

Fees: Tuition

Fees: Student levy

Fees: Non EU

Find out More

Loraine Kavanagh
Programme Leader
E: loraine.kavanagh@nuigalway.ie
T: +353 91 497 238

Shannon College of Hotel Management
Shannon Airport
Co Clare
www.shannoncollege.com

Downloads

  • Shannon College International Prospectus

    Shannon College International Prospectus PDF (943kb)

  • Postgraduate Taught Prospectus 2021

    Postgraduate Taught Prospectus 2021 PDF (11.3MB)