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|Current Status: Terminato|
|Course Type: Master||Level:|
|Tuition:||7.500 £||Duration y/mm:||0/12|
|Start Date:||15/09/2017||End Date:||20/08/2018|
Tourism is an increasingly important part of our lives, and the tourism industry is one of the few global industries forecast to grow in the long term. Managing this rapidly growing industry to meet visitors’ demands in a sustainable way is exciting and challenging. This well-established and recently updated course will give you the knowledge, analytical abilities and skills you need to make a career as a tourism professional.
We are proud that the course invariably attracts a cosmopolitan group of students from a wide range of countries and that our graduates have successful careers all around the world. The course has been top rated in academic audit and is developed with the advice of the tourism industry. You will study at the heart of London, one of the world’s leading tourism destination. Site visits, integrated in the course modules, will allow you to explore a wide variety of aspects of the dynamic tourism industry.
This course is accredited by the Tourism Management Institute (TMI) meaning you can be confident it will give you the knowledge, understanding, skills and experience which will fully prepare you for a career in tourism destination management.
Annual student feedback for the course is very positive, with teaching, staff contract and course content receiving particular praise. This reflects the tourism team’s efforts to provide a valuable and effective course as well as a supportive, friendly and stimulating environment for your studies.
Staff teaching on the course are active researchers, and their teaching is informed by both their own research and their engagement with industry.
You will learn about the nature and characteristics of the tourism industry, and explore how it can be marketed, managed and planned, examining cases from around the world. A range of option modules allows you to focus on your particular interests, and to explore the links between the different aspects of tourism. A dissertation gives you the chance to research a topic of your choice in depth.
The following modules are indicative of what you will study on this course. For more details on course structure and modules, and how you will be taught and assessed, see the full course document on the masters webside.
- Strategic Tourism Marketing
- Tourism Concepts
- Tourism Policy and Destination Management
Choose three from a list which includes:
- Airline Planning and Management
- Airport Planning and Management
- Exploring Creative Experiences for Attractions and Events
- Festivals, Culture and Place
- Mega Events
- Professional Practice
- Tourism and Cities
The course is aimed at graduates seeking to establish or develop a management career in the tourism industry in the UK or abroad. As a minimum, you should have a good Honours degree (normally an Upper Second) or equivalent. If your qualifications are not under the UK system please visit the international section of our website for details of equivalent qualifications.
Exceptionally an applicant without these formal qualifications but with considerable work experience in the tourism or related industries may be accepted at the discretion of the Course Leader.
If your first language is not English you will need an IELTS score of 6.5.
Graduates of this course have gone on to establish careers in a wide variety of fields around the world, including working for national and regional tourism organisations in the UK and overseas, undertaking marketing roles with transport organisations such as airlines and tourism destinations, and working for companies specialising in business tourism.
Some of our graduates have launched their own travel agency businesses, while others work in a variety of management roles in hotels, and in consultancy roles for tourism research organisations.