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Master of Tourism (MTour) University of Otago

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Summary

The Master of Tourism (MTour) is a degree that can be completed in a 12 month period. It is an interdisciplinary programme that mixes cutting edge taught courses with independent research. The programme deals with core, contemporary, and emerging issues and is taught by some of the leading tourism, leisure, and hospitality researchers in the world.

The programme is designed to act as a means of enhancing the knowledge and skills of students seeking or wishing to enhance a career in the tourism industry or related areas and as a foundation for students seeking entry to a PhD programme.

Graduates of the MTour will have a detailed and high level critical understanding of tourism, and related areas, as both an industry and social phenomenon. They will also have a detailed and advanced grounding in pertinent research and presentation skills that enable them to actively participate in the tourism industry, associated governmental and non-governmental institutions, and/or academia to become the leaders of tomorrow.

Papers

TOUR 423 Advanced Tourism Concepts

TOUR 424 Tourism Methods and Analysis or TOUR 427 Tourism and Development Ethnographic Field School

Four further 400-level TOUR papers, or three further 400-level TOUR papers and one other 400-level paper from outside Tourism

TOUR 590 Research Project (60 points)

Structure of the Programme

  • The candidate shall, before commencing the investigation to be described in the research project, secure the approval of the Head of the Department of Tourism for the topic, the supervisor(s) and the proposed course of the investigation. Entry to the research project is subject to satisfactory performance in the papers component of the programme.
  • A candidate may not include in a research project any work which has previously been accepted for another qualification.

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study Master of Tourism (MTour).

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees

NZ$43,073.00 (19,58,452) per year

This programme has a workload higher than the normal equivalent full-time course load (1 EFT)

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

From

08-Jul-19

Venue

Dunedin Campus

362 Leith Street,

DUNEDIN,

North Dunedin,

9016, New Zealand

Entry requirement for international students

Admission to the programme shall be subject to the approval of the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Commerce).

Every applicant must either

  • be a graduate, normally with qualifications requiring a total of at least three years of tertiary study, or
  • have alternative qualifications or experience acceptable to the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Commerce).

If your first language is not English you need to meet our English language requirements as follows: IELTS score of 6.5 in the academic module (with no individual band below 6.0); Internet-based TOEFL Score of 95 with a minimum writing score of 22; Paper-based TOEFL score of 587 (TWE 4.5); Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) – Minimum score of 176; Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) – Minimum score of 176; Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic - Overall score of 64 with no communicative skills score below 57; University of Otago Language Centre ‘English for Otago’, English for Postgraduate Academic Purposes (EPAP) - Grade C or higher; University of Auckland English Language Academy (ELA) pathway programmes - Successful completion of the English Pathway for Postgraduate Studies (EPPS) with a B Grade; University of Auckland Foundation Certificate in English for Academic Purposes (FCertEAP) - Successful completion of the certificate with a B Grade.

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