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Postgraduate open evening


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If you are interested in postgraduate study at the School of Service Management please have a look through the presenation that was shown at our postgraduate open evening.

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Postgraduate open evening

  1. 1. Masters study School of Service ManagementUniversity of Brighton<br />
  2. 2. Welcome <br />The Team<br />Chris Dutton - Assistant Head of School: Business & Marketing.<br />Jayne Luscombe – Course Leader Events<br />Dr Clare Weeden – Course Leader Tourism<br />Ken Woodward – Course Leader Hospitality<br />Pete Odgers - InterregProject Leader (Hotpot)<br />Jo-Anne Lester - Postgraduate Programme Leader<br />
  3. 3. Courses<br />Management awards<br />MSc International Tourism Management<br />MSc International Event Management<br />MSc International Hospitality Management<br />Additionally<br />MA Tourism and Social Anthropology<br />MSc Tourism and International Development<br />ADD MSc Wellbeing<br />
  4. 4. Management awards<br />MSc<br />Integrated approach to the study of management<br />Set within the global and international context<br />Embraces aspects such as globalisation, ethical and social responsibility, sustainability <br />
  5. 5. MA Tourism and Social Anthropology<br />MSc Tourism and International Development<br />MA Culinary Arts<br />
  6. 6. What is Expected and Teaching and Learning Approach<br /><ul><li> Masters students should be capable of independent learning and research
  7. 7. The teaching and learning philosophy at Masters</li></ul>level is one which we provide frameworks and ideas (in class) to be developed individually and in groups (outside the class) from reading books and articles<br /><ul><li> Teaching style is structured and interactive</li></li></ul><li> How we teach and you learn<br />Developing your learning & knowledge<br />Lectures & seminars<br />Independent learning<br />Group learning<br />
  8. 8. Types of assessment<br />Individual coursework- critiques, essays, reports, case studies <br />Group coursework<br />Final Project<br />
  9. 9. Final project<br />Individual research project<br />Nature and output of study dependent on course/modules studied<br />Consultancy style; portfolio or work; exhibition<br />All include a substantive written element<br />Delivered in blocks of 2 days over the year<br />
  10. 10. Masters Students are Expected to be Capable of<br />Critical thinking<br />Reading and integrating ideas and concepts from a wide range of sources<br />Carrying out empirical research<br />Analysis and interpretation of data <br />Presenting and communicating their work to a high quality – clearly, logically<br />
  11. 11. Critical Attribute of the Masters Award<br />Final Project (12,000 – 15,000 words)<br />Expected to develop a project in which you set your own research aims and question (s) <br />What you want to do, why and how you are going to do this conceptually and practically<br />Based on research of literature, appropriate methodology<br />Analysis, interpretation and implications/recommendations for theory and practice<br />
  12. 12. What you can expect regarding teaching and assessments<br />Tutor contact time 10-12 hours per week - students expected to personal research<br />Class size normally 10-20<br />Provision for academic skills reinforcement and IT tuition if required<br />Every student has a personal tutor -SSM praised by external examiners for its student tutoring and liaison system<br />Range of assessments<br />Individual and group<br />Essay, reports,<br />Exhibitions, <br />Presentations<br />
  13. 13. Typical Week on a Masters Course<br />2 days per week classroom contact (FT)<br />6-9 hours in the classroom<br />10 hours reading in preparation for class room discussion<br />4 hours meeting and working with group members<br />1 hour meeting with your tutor or supervisor<br />16 hours research and writing essays and reports<br />
  14. 14. Master of Science International Hospitality Management at the University of Brighton in Eastbourne<br />Ken Woodward MA. PgDip. FRSH <br />Senior Lecturer in International Hospitality Management<br />School of Service Management<br />
  15. 15. MSc International Hospitality Management <br />One year full time study (180 credits) - September to August<br />Compulsory subjects:<br />Critical Perspectives in Hospitality Management (20 credits)<br />Management Strategy in a Global Business Environment (20 credits) <br />Managing Resources in Hospitality and Tourism Operations (20 credits) Globalisation, Society and Culture (20 credits)<br />Final project(60 credits)<br />2 Options from: <br />International Hospitality Development (20 credits)<br />Contemporary Issues in Cruise Management (20 credits)<br />Human Resource Strategy in Multi-Unit Service Organisations(20 credits)<br />Ethical and Social Responsibility: Theory and Application (20 credits)<br />
  16. 16. Question time!or if you’re shy E-mail meor book a tutorial<br /><br /><br /><br />
  17. 17. Fees<br />
  18. 18. FEES 11/12<br />
  19. 19. Part Time / Discount<br />Part Time<br />÷ Fee by 180 × Credits for Year e.g.<br /> PG Dip £5,472÷ 180 × 120 = £3,648<br /> PG Cert £5,472 ÷180 × 60 = £1,824<br />Discount<br />10% for continuing U of B students<br />£5,472 - £547 = £4,925<br />5% for early settlement (Before 1 Nov) <br />£4,925 - £246 = £4,679 (£793 saved)<br />
  20. 20. Conclusion<br />Masters degrees are demanding<br />They require commitment, effort, willingness to learn, adapt and challenge your own and other peoples ideas in a constructive way based on knowledge and evidence<br />They require you to understand and co-operate with others and manage your time and deadlines<br />
  21. 21. Application process<br />Visit for details of applications and to download an application form<br />Further application support from SSM available <br /><br />
  22. 22. University of Brighton<br />Leading post 1992 University<br />Community of 21,000 students and 2,600 staff on 5 campuses<br />Committed to teaching quality<br />Strong research record<br />A significant and developing portfolio of projects in which knowledge is applied<br />
  23. 23. SSM @ Eastbourne<br /><ul><li>Top town in the UK for sunshine </li></ul> hours and high average temperature<br /><ul><li> Growing cosmopolitan town and growing café culture
  24. 24. Outstanding choice of restaurants, </li></ul> 150+ bars and nightclubs<br /><ul><li> Festivals, arts and theatres
  25. 25. New Towner Art gallery
  26. 26. New Marina development </li></li></ul><li>SSM Campus at Eastbourne<br />Fully self contained campus<br />Modern Library<br />5 computer pools and site wi-fi<br />Restaurants<br />Outstanding sports facilities including swimming pool and fitness suite<br />Culinary Arts Studio to carryout research<br />Dedicated research room for small experiments<br />
  27. 27. Outstanding study and sports facilities on the Eastbourne Campus<br />
  28. 28. SCHOOL OF SERVICE MANAGEMENT<br />International Reputation and Accreditations<br />
  29. 29. School of Service ManagementPartners in learning<br />
  30. 30. WHY SSM @ EASTBOURNE<br /><ul><li>One of the best international reputations
  31. 31. Excellent academic quality, study facilities and support
  32. 32. On going investment in new technology and facilities
  33. 33. Excellent research centres and research output
  34. 34. Internationally orientated school
  35. 35. Industry relevant courses
  36. 36. Excellent international job prospects</li></li></ul><li>School of Service Management<br />Long established element of the University<br />Member of the Faculty of Education and Sport<br />Next year will have over 830 students<br />PhD, Masters, Undergraduate<br />Wide portfolio of degree subjects: Hospitality, Culinary Arts, Tourism, Events & Management<br />
  37. 37. School Service Management<br />Our tri-cornered mission is to: <br />Acquire new knowledge, by research<br />Disseminate knowledge by publication conferences, teaching and facilitating learning<br />Apply knowledge, by an engagement with others in the economy and wider society<br />
  38. 38. SSM Research Projects<br />First class research record with established links to international research and professional organisations<br />Active tourism and hospitality research centres<br />Ongoing and active business consultancy and Knowledge Transfer Partnerships<br />Research and consultancy feeds directly back to the programmes and student learning<br />DRINC (Diet and health research club) links the relevant academic expertise to work on innovative problems of industrial relevance, with mechanisms put in place to ensure that UK companies can derive competitive advantage. <br />
  39. 39. Our Aims for our students<br />Educated<br />Know how to learn refresh knowledge<br />Informed<br />Analytical<br />Strategic thinkers<br />Innovative<br />Professional<br />Employable<br />