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International Tourism Management MSc

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Full time | University College Birmingham | 1.5 years | 14-FEB-22

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1.5 years

Start date

14-FEB-22

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Tourism Management International Business Studies

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Tourism is one of the world’s most dynamic and competitive industries. If you want to forge a career in this field, our International Tourism Management postgraduate course will give you the tools you need to become a skillful and knowledgeable manager who can make an immediate impact on any organisation.

Our tourism course boosts your management potential by focusing on the role of communication and creativity and developing your critical thinking, problem-solving, research and analytical skills, together with an in-depth understanding of contemporary industry issues. You will also be able to specialise your knowledge through a range of optional modules, while you will be supported throughout by a professional mentor to offer further guidance and advice on advancing your career.

One of the standout features of this course is the opportunity to travel overseas and apply your training to an international live tourism project, while you will also have the option to boost your real-world experience on a six-month placement. What’s more, University College Birmingham is an Institute of Travel and Tourism (ITT) Centre of Excellence and our new Aviation and Tourism Suite offers state-of-the-art facilities to support your studies.

Modules

This module is based on an overseas visit to undertake a specific consultancy project. By applying your project management skills to an international destination, you will develop your ability to produce management solutions for a real case study. You will get involved with project management at all stages, work in a team whilst leading a particular work package. The collaborative teamwork will focus on developing strategies/ solutions to your given project brief. Please note: the costs of the essential elements of the trip will be covered by UCB.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

£8,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

For this course (per year)

£13,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Academic: MSc International Tourism Management – A grade classification of 2:2 is required, or international equivalent.Work-Based: We also consider applicants who are currently employed and wish to apply to UCB; To apply, you must have 5 years of relevant managerial work experience, demonstrating in-depth knowledge of the sector for the subject matter you are interested in pursuing; and a reference detailing your roles and responsibilities from your line manager and a meeting with the programme team will usually be scheduled prior to a place being offered.

University information

Situated in the heart of the UK’s second-largest city, University College Birmingham has been providing award-winning, career-focused education and training for individuals with the “ambition and commitment to succeed” in some form for nearly 150 years. It’s also a diverse, multicultural university that welcomes over 7,500 students from 65 countries each year. University College Birmingham is renowned for its vocational courses which are led...more

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