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International Tourism and Aviation Management MA Extended Masters with Intership

International Tourism and Aviation Management MA Extended Masters with Intership

Key information
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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Aviation Tourism Air Transport Operations

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This Masters degree will equip you with the critical understanding and advanced research skills you need to work towards a managerial career in either of these growing service industries. It stands out for the specialist mix of subjects available to study, taught by our highly experienced team. Throughout the course you will have opportunities to apply theory, including work on industry briefs, fieldwork and trips, and industry guest speakers.

This aviation and tourism management course aims to equip you with the academic and industry-specific skills that will help you find suitable employment within a service-based industry. You will be taught by an experienced team with backgrounds in tourism and/or aviation management. Many of our team members are extensively published and are asked to share their expertise at events and conferences throughout the world. You will adopt an interdisciplinary approach to the study of tourism and aviation management. By drawing upon international case study material you will improve your understanding of the global operations of both the tourism and aviation sectors.

Our blended teaching and learning strategy makes use of lectures, tutorials, seminars, industry-based briefs, and self-managed personal research. Online learning support materials will be central to your studies. On this course you will be assessed through essays, reports, presentations, case studies, portfolios, audits, in-class tests, project plans, industry-based briefs, business games and work-place simulation, to name but a few.

Extended Masters option - If you have an undergraduate degree, but do not quite meet the entry criteria for this course, you may qualify for our Extended Masters. You will take two extra modules to prepare you for the course and you must study full time. We also provide English-language support if you need it. Once you complete these two modules, you can progress directly onto the regular Masters course.

Internship - There is also an opportunity to take this course with a 30-week (min. 1200-hour) internship. This will allow you to put theory into practice in the real world, acquire new skills and explore career opportunities.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

21 months

Start date

SEP-19

Modules

On this module you will gain critical knowledge of how organisations work, and how individuals and groups affect organisational success or failure. You will explore the emerging workplace realities of self-leadership, networks, knowledge management and virtual teams, as well as organisational learning and working within culturally diverse work-place communities.
Tourism and Aviation Principles and Practices - Core
Aviation Operations - Core
Responsible Tourism and Aviation - Core
Destination Management - Core
Strategic Management - Core
Critical Thinking, Analysis and Evaluation - Core
Advanced Study Skills - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£11,250

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£16,275

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

To study the Extended Masters programme students will need: a Bachelor's degree

University information

The University of West London (UWL) is based in the heart of one of the UK’s most successful business regions,with a number of global organisations such a GlaxoSmithKline and Sky based locally. The University offers postgraduate courses in subjects ranging from nursing to music. Known as the ‘career university’, there is an impressive graduate employment rate, with courses specifically designed to enable students to secure work after...more