Hospitality and events management

Hospitality and events management

Launch your career

The Edge Hotel School is the home of our degrees in hospitality and events management on our Colchester campus.

Here not only do you study the theory to achieve a degree in hospitality or events management, you gain invaluable experience in a real 4* hotel. Launch your career, travel the world, become a high-flying manager - the opportunities are endless. 

Why study here?
  • Our lecturers have international industry experience to support your learning and development
  • Edge Hotel School is ranked 1st in the UK for student satisfaction for our subject area with a 100% student satisfaction rate. (NSS, 2020) 
  • You will gain experience alongside your studies in a real 4* hotel to boost your employability

Knowledge for a global industry

The Masters programme within the Edge Hotel School is currently in the development phase and the course is subject to final approval for October 2021. Because of this the 'View courses' button below will not lead to any additional pages. 

In one of the world’s most international and expansive industries employers are looking for creativity, confidence and passion from the next generation of hospitality leaders.

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.

Why study here?
  • Learn from an exciting combination of renowned experts in management and experienced hospitality and events professionals.
  • Create a wide ranging network of professional contacts to create exciting opportunities and bolster your career prospects.
  • Develop a global understanding of one of the world's most exciting and innovative industries.
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Following the impact of the pandemic, we made changes to our teaching and assessment to ensure our current students could continue with their studies uninterrupted and safely. These changes included courses being taught through blended delivery, normally including some face-to-face teaching, online provision, or a combination of both across the year.

The teaching and assessment methods listed on each course page show what is currently planned for 2021 entry; changes may be necessary if, by the beginning of this course, we need to adapt the way we’re delivering them due to the external environment, and to allow you to continue to receive the best education possible safely and seamlessly.