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Welcome to the first hotel school of its kind in the UK, where you can enjoy a unique learning experience. Not only do you study the theory to achieve a degree in Hotel Management, you also work alongside hospitality professionals – putting your knowledge into context right away - helping to run Wivenhoe House, a real-life, four-star country house hotel.

The Edge Hotel School equips you with the professional and managerial skills, as well as the academic theory, to prepare you for your future career as a leader in the industry. This fast-track degree gives you a fantastic CV as you experience the realities of day to day life in the hospitality industry as you progress through your studies.

The BA (Hons) Hotel Management is a two-year intensive course involving 45 weeks’ study in the year with around six weeks holiday. Whether you have already completed your qualifications or are hoping to take some time out before starting your degree, the intakes in the autumn and spring offer a start date to suit your plans.

The Edge Hotel School is based in beautiful parkland on the University of Essex Colchester Campus, in Wivenhoe Park. Here you will have the best of both worlds – not only will you be graduating from a leading university – but you will also be developing your industry knowledge and professional skills at the same time. This is a student experience, and you will also benefit from living on campus, with access to all the University of Essex’s resources and facilities.

All of this will give you a head start in your career and set you apart from other graduates to become a leader in your field.

Find out more about the Edge Hotel School and our Hotel Management degree at one of our regular Open Events