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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

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Aviation Tourism Air Transport Operations

Course type


Course Summary


Would you like to enhance your career prospects in aviation or international tourism management? 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.

This Masters course 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.

Course detail

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.


If you are taking the internship option, you will undertake a 30-week (min. 1000-hour) internship. This will allow you to put theory into practice in the real world, acquire new skills and explore career opportunities. You will need to secure your own internship, and you will be able consult the Careers Team for relevant information.

Study & career progression

On graduation, you could go on to work in a variety of sectors anywhere in the world, including:

  • airside
  • portside
  • tour operations
  • attractions management
  • business travel.

If there is a particular area that you would like to explore at MPhil or PhD level, please see the research options at our specialist Graduate School.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time


21 months

Start date



Responsible Tourism and Aviation - Core
Strategic Management - Core
Advanced Study Skills - Core
Critical Thinking, Analysis and Evaluation - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


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