Masters of Science in Hospitality and Tourism Management - Kenya Methodist University | Educartis

2 years
On Campus


Course Overview

This two year Master of Science degree has been designed to lay solid analytical foundations in all key areas related to hospitality and tourism management. Taken either on-campus at the Kenya Methodist University, or as a distance learning option, students are encouraged to deepen their knowledge and skills in this field, and specialise in more specific areas including property development, operations management, and consulting. Students will be required to submit a thesis at the end of the course. 

The hospitality industry and associated services is a huge and dynamic sector with excellent job prospects. Not only does this field come with its own unique rewards, but it will also provide you with a steady income, varied schedule, and countless of opportunities for travel and advancement. if you're looking to make a positive impact on the tourism industry, then this course will provide you with the knowledge, discipline, and ethics that are required to take up leadership positions within this industry. 
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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

At the end of the course, students will be able to: 

  • Demonstrate effective decision making and critical assessment skills of issues concerning management within this sector. 
  • Gain the knowledge required for strategic planning of enterprises and organisations concerning their compliance with environmental legislation. 
  • Enhance their self-awareness and self-confidence through the acquisition of knowledge and practical skills in key disciplines within the field. 
  • Improve their leadership and oral/written communication skills. 
  • Work well within the team and motivate others. 

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Certification obtained

 Master of Science in Hospitality and Tourism Management 

What jobs will I qualify for?

This course will prepare students for careers such as: 

  • Hotel Owner 
  • Restaurant Manager
  • Conservationist 
  • Entrepreneur 

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When do I start?

Next available course

Admission Criteria

For admission into the programme, a candidate must satisfy any of the following minimum requirements:  

  • Be a holder of a Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline from a recognised university with a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. 
  • Be a holder of a Bachelors degree with Upper Second Class in a relevant discipline from a recognised university. 
  • Be a holder of Bachelor's degree with a Lower Second Class in a relevant discipline from a recognised university and two (2) years relevant working experience at management level. 
Note: Possession of the minimum entry requirements does not guarantee automatic admission to the Master Degree. 

How do I apply?

To apply for this course, students must: 

  • Download and fill in an application form 
  • Submit a non-refundable fee of 2,000 KES 
  • Provide 4 passport-sized photographs 
  • Attach a copy of their National ID/Passport and relevant academic/professional certificates  

Payment options

All payments must be made through bank deposits or bankers cheques, using the following information: 

Consolidated Bank
  • Branch: Meru 
  • Bank Account Number: 10071200000122
Equity Bank 
  • Branch: Meru 
  • Bank Account Number: 0140290923812
Cooperative Bank
  • Branch: Meru 
  • Bank Account Number: 01129020131200 
Barclays Bank 
  • Branch: Meru 
  • Bank Account Number: 030131055757
Commercial Bank of Kenya 
  • Branch: Meru 
  • Bank Account Number: 1113539364
National Bank 
  • Branch: Mombasa 
  • Bank Account Number: 01021009876700
Family Bank 
  • Branch: Meru 
  • Bank Account Number: 063000022033
Chase Bank 
  • Branch: Riverside 
  • Bank Account Number: 0082071993001
Standard Chartered Bank

  • Branch: Meru 
  • Bank Account Number: 10102863422800
UBA Bank
  • Branch: Westlands 
  • Bank Account Number: 55010160006068

Detailed course information

This course is taken on-campus at the Kenya Methodist University over the duration of two years. The core courses explored include: 

  • Human Capital Management 
  • Events and Meetings Management
  • Services Design and Management
  • Information Technology and Innovation
  • Statistics 
  • Safety and Security Management
  • Corporate Finance 
  • Strategic Marketing Management
  • Research Design and Data Analysis 
  • Leadership Development 
  • Thesis 
Specialisation Courses

  • Hospitality Property Development 
  • Multi-Unit Hotel Management 
  • Hotel Control and Decision Accounting 
  • Hotel Operations Management 
  • Hotel Consultancy Project
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