The Maurice Thorez Institute of Foreign Languages
Moscow State Linguistic University


Specialisation: Strategic Management and Innovation in Hospitality Business

Study Mode: Full time

Duration: 2 academic years (120 ECTS)

Programme Overview

The MA programme will help you to develop the knowledge, insight and skills to succeed in the fast-paced global world of hospitality. The hospitality industry is a thriving business sector offering you plenty of exciting career opportunities in Russian and abroad. The programme has been developed to meet the growing demand for professionals in the sector. You will learn about hotel management at both operational and strategic levels, develop your skills in financial planning,reputation management, marketing, sales and human resource management. The programme is offered in partnership with and validated by Moscow's top hotels: Hilton Moscow Leningradskaya Hotel, Moscow Marriott Royal Aurora Hotel, Moscow Marriott Grand Hotel, Moscow Marriott Tverskaya Hotel, Holiday Inn Moscow Hotel group, etc.

What You Will Study

· History and methodology of hotel activity

· Strategies for promoting a hotel product

· Formation of a management system and stimulation of hotel staff

· Management of production and technological processes at a catering enterprise

· Development of information systems in hospitality

· Entrepreneurial activity in the hospitality industry


Your knowledge and skills can be applied in the position of

· head of small enterprises of hotels, catering, restaurants

· head of institutions, hotels and other accommodation facilities and catering enterprises

· director (head) of a hotel, (camping, boarding house)

director (general director, manager) of a catering enterprise