Doctoral students are prepared to conduct integrated hospitality-related research and expand their teaching knowledge and experience.
The program prepares new scholars with the competencies and confidence needed to teach and conduct research and apply research findings in teaching and the hospitality and tourism industry.
Steve tells us more about his time at the University Since completing my Ph D in 2017 I have gained full time employment at the University of Plymouth as a Lecturer in Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management and I have more recently taken on the role of Programme Lead for BSc (Hons) Tourism and Hospitality.
Jennifer tells us more about her research and her time at the University Katie studied BSc (Hons) Event Management followed by a Ph D in Event Management which she completed in 2017.
The successful completion of an MPhil/Ph D in Tourism or Hospitality will prepare you well for the a career in academia or industry.
Applicants are expected to have completed a masters level qualification to a high standard (e.g.
This will take the form of a sample of critical writing, and if relevant, documentation of relevant creative or professional practice.
If English is not your first language, you must have proficiency in written and spoken English (normally a minimum test score of 6.5 for IELTS, or equivalent).
at 'merit' or 'distinction' level) as well as either a good 2:1 or first class honours undergraduate degree in an area of study appropriate to your project proposal.
We are happy to consider equivalent qualifications (for instance, you may have studied different subjects at undergraduate and masters level but have established a a relevant industry practice since then).