What will I learn?

This Master’s reviews a range of key issues, challenges and developments in tourism management, with particular focus on the relationships between tourism and the wider economic, environmental and socio-cultural context. It is a conversion course – meaning it is intended for students who have not studied the subject previously – and is ideal for graduates who would like to change subjects or career direction.

This course reviews a range of key issues, challenges and developments in tourism management, with particular focus on the relationships between tourism and the wider economic, environmental and socio-cultural context.

The course aims to develop your management, research and analytical skills to allow you to operate at a high level within this dynamic industry. During your studies, you'll meet industry experts, with the opportunity to take a professional placement, network and share knowledge and experience whilst learning in a structured environment. The course also offers a unique opportunity to mix with a diverse range of nationalities, allowing you to increase your inter-cultural competence. This is vital to tourism management in an increasingly globalised world. Thus, the course prepares graduates to develop within a variety of potential career paths.

Placements

An exciting and valuable part of your studies with us is the opportunity to gain valuable experience through full-time paid industrial placements, for a minimum of 30 weeks. You will have the option to start your placement when the taught units of the course are finished, before the dissertation.

Careers

Many governments are aware of the economic importance of tourism as well as its wider social and environmental impacts.

Some of our graduates hold senior management positions in private and public sectors, such as tour operators, the aviation and cruise industries, hotel chains and government tourism ministries and development agencies.

Which department am I in?

School of Tourism

Study options

Full Time (16 months)

Tuition fees
£14,000.00 (US$ 18,520) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

24 January 2022

Venue

Talbot Campus

Talbot Campus,

Fern Barrow,

Poole,

BH12 5BB, England

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£14,000.00 (US$ 18,520) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

Expected September 2022

Venue

Talbot Campus

Talbot Campus,

Fern Barrow,

Poole,

BH12 5BB, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must hold a US Bachelor's (Honours) degree in a relevant subject and may need some relevant work experience, depending on the course.

For international students

Students need to have a bachelors honours degree with 2:2 in any subject or equivalent. Overseas students will be required to demonstrate IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with minimum 5.5 in each component, or equivalent and TOEFL IBT with an overall score of 60.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
  • Kaplan International College (KIC) London
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