You're a people person that enjoys working in a fast-paced environment and creating memories of a lifetime for your customers. You want to see the world and build a successful career at the same time.
Start your journey into the vibrant world of tourism, hospitality and events management with our specialised degree programs. You'll study within the luxurious settings of a four-star hotel - Wivenhoe Park Hotel, and gain the expertise to orchestrate seamless guest experiences, mastering the art of planning and executing memorable events.
Whether you're looking to accelerate your studies and graduate within 2 years, take a more traditional route or top up your professional skills, we have the degree for you.
At the Edge Hotel School, operate an ‘industry engaged learning’ model. From the beginning of your degree, you will be working various rotations within Wivenhoe House Hotel, giving you experience in various sections of the hotel and events management that will boost your employability options after graduating. Not only are you able to work in a real hotel and on genuine events, serving real customers and facing real challenges, but our courses have also been designed to offer you as much exposure to the industry and its current practices as possible.
With our annual EHS careers fair with representatives from across the UK, the Annual Student’s Conference with a networking event in London in the evening, visiting guest lecturers and field trips to relevant companies. Find out more about careers and employability from the Edge Hotel School.
It takes more than knowledge to succeed – it takes experience, strategy and understanding. Edge Hotel School is the first hotel school of its kind in the UK, with learning and student experience bolstered by the use of its own fully-commercial 4* country house hotel, Wivenhoe House. Our Masters programme, led by Edge Hotel School and delivered in collaboration with Essex Business School, gives its students a deeper understanding and experience of the international hospitality industry alongside the strategies of successful management.
In a sector that is growing in cultural and geographical diversity, this Masters will equip you with the essential skills to manage teams across cultures, build international business strategies and understand the ever-advancing requirements needed to succeed in a management career anywhere in the world.
With consultancy projects as part of the curriculum, this gives a unique opportunity to work on projects with industry titans, helping you gain not only knowledge, but networking skills too. We are also encouraged to attend and help at industry events such as the Independent Hotel Show and the Master Innholders Leadership Conference. The consultancy project with Exclusive Collection ended up being my first hotel “home and family” for the following 5 years of my career!
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