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MSC International Tourism Management (Work Experience)

MSC International Tourism Management (Work Experience)

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

2 years

Start date

SEP-21

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Tourism Management

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Course summary

  • Gain useful skills and industry contacts through work experience.
  • Build a strong theoretical and practical foundation in international tourism management.
  • Apply and critically challenge your understanding of the industries in practical contexts.
  • Critically examine sustainability of the international tourism industry.
  • Contribute to the industry and wider society through a practice of corporate social responsibility in your future career.

The industry accounts for 1 in 12 jobs globally, such growth cannot take place without a talented and highly-skilled workforce trained to the highest standards. This course has been specifically designed to prepare graduates for management and senior management positions in this complex, dynamic and fast-growing industry.

How you learn

You learn to apply and critically challenge your understanding your field in practical contexts, particularly during real industry work experience.

You also critically examine the sustainability of the international tourism industry. Throughout the course you will enhance your employability skills, such as communications and team-working, which are vital for rapid career development.

You learn through

  • work experience
  • face-to-face experiences
  • virtual or simulated active or experiential workshops
  • seminars
  • tutorials
  • site visits

Future careers

This course prepares you for a career in

  • international tour operators
  • transport operators
  • visitor attractions
  • resort management
  • hotel corporations
  • conference and event organisers
  • national tourist organisations
  • government agencies
  • tourism consultancy firms

Accreditation

This course is recognised by the Tourism Management Institute, the professional organisation for tourism destination managers.

Modules

Tourism Planning And Development (15 Credits) - Core
Research Methods (15 Credits) - Core
Work Related Learning (15 Credits) - Core
Enterprise And Entrepreneurship In Tourism And Hospitality (15 Credits) - Core
Dissertation (45 Credits) - Core
Destination Marketing (15 Credits) - Core
Business And Management Strategy (30 Credits) - Core
Approaches To Tourism And Hospitality Business Management (15 Credits) - Core
Msc Placement - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (overall cost)

£10,540

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

For this course (overall cost)

£15,660

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Normally an honours degree or recognised equivalent qualification.

University information

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