School of Hospitality and Tourism Management
A global leader
We are ranked in the top five for hospitality and leisure management in the QS World University Rankings 2018 and achieved a five-star rating. We are also ranked second for hospitality, leisure, recreation and tourism in the Complete University Guide 2019.
A proud history of excellence
- 2nd for hospitality, leisure, recreation and tourism in the Complete University Guide 2019
- Top five for hospitality, event management and tourism in the Guardian University Guide 2019
- Top five for hospitality and leisure management in the QS World University Rankings 2018
- Top five for hospitality and tourism management in the ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2018.
What our students say
BSc Hotel and Catering Management
"The placement year gave me an incredible insight into the workplace, but mostly about being independent and standing on my own."
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Professional Training placements
Discover the experience of two of our students on placement at one of the finest hotels in the world, The Savoy.
South East Network for Social Sciences (SeNSS) Studentship 2019 entry
Funding information:A stipend of £14,777 will be available for fully funded students only, with a Research Training Support Grant of £750. Students from EU countries who have not been resident in the UK for three years are eligible for a fees-only award.
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Studentships
Funding information:A tuition fee waiver for home/EU or international students, with a maintenance stipend at current Research Council rates for a full-time postgraduate research course.
Business and professional development courses
We offer bespoke professional development and executive education programmes to meet the demand for industry-specific learning and development.
Centre for Research and Enterprise
We conduct impactful, cutting-edge research in hospitality, tourism and events (HTE), ensuring that research outcomes are disseminated to underpin industry activity, policy development and academia.
Who we work with
We are proud to partner with Sun Yat-sen Business School (SYSBS), Sun Yat-sen University in China to provide a dual degree programme which offers many benefits to SYSBS students. The partnership brings together two distinguished institutions, both leaders in the study of tourism in their respective countries.