Published: 29 April 2020

Top jobs with a hospitality and tourism masters degree

Find out what you could do with a masters degree in hospitality and tourism and discover some of the jobs our graduates have secured.

"We aim to prepare you for a successful career at the heart of one of the world's most exciting industries. The hospitality and tourism sector is a very broad and resilient one, and our graduates are highly employable across a wide range of organisations."

Professor Nigel Morgan, Head of the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management

Graduate roles

Some of our graduates have gone on to start their careers in the following roles:

  • Conference Services and Facilities Manager
  • Hotel Manager
  • Senior Executive (in destination management services).

“During my course, I did an internship with Cancer Research UK, which then led to a part-time role in organising Race for Life events. Through this, I was able to apply the theory I had learned in a real working environment.”

Nadine Bernardi, MSc International Events Management

Related professions

The skills you gain are also highly relevant in other roles, including:

  • Human Resource Manager 
  • Senior Marketing and Sales Manager.

Many of our graduates go on to complete a PhD, investigating an area of personal interest.


Discover more about our postgraduate hospitality and tourism courses and what it’s like being a student at Surrey.

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