University of Derby

Degree level: Postgraduate

Tourism Management (Taught)

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Course summary

Take your career in tourism to the next level with this specialised masters degree, which provides you with the perfect combination of knowledge, skills and experience. Whether you are continuing your studies or returning to postgraduate study to improve your employment prospects, this MSc Tourism Management course will help you develop a range of management skills to achieve your goals.

  • We are accredited by the Tourism Management Institute and a member of the Institute of Travel & Tourism - assuring you of our excellent industry links and reputation, and that our course provides you with the knowledge understanding, skills and experience to prepare you for a career in tourism
  • Develop an understanding of planning and development, tourist behaviour, marketing, finance and strategy in the tourism industry, including festivals, heritage sites, cities and resorts
  • Learn and network with industry experts, and work on live projects to put theory into practice
  • Flexible study opportunities through 'blended learning modules' to earn while you learn
  • Study with students from around the world helping you to develop a global perspective with your tourism management skills
Throughout your MSc Tourism Management studies you will enhance your skills by engaging in practical activities that are currently in high demand in the public and private sectors, such as consultation processes, marketing and PR campaigns and systems evaluation.

Course details

Modules

Modules include: challenging the tourist consumption; research methodologies; sustainable tourism development; strategic directions; integrated business management; independent scholarship.

Assessment method

The teaching and learning methods used are diverse and may include lectures, seminars, tutorials, workshops, practical fieldwork exercises and online learning materials. Assessments include briefing reports, pitches, presentations, essays, unseen examinations, and case studies.


Entry requirements

Applicants will normally be in possession of: A UK 2.2 (or above) Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent qualification from a recognised British or overseas Institutions. All subjects are considered, but possession of degrees or relevant experience in related subjects will be advantageous Or A significant portfolio of work at appropriate level or relevant professional qualifications. Every applicant is assessed individually on their merits and will need to attend either a face to face or Skype interview. Students applying for the MA with integrated work placement will need to attend an additional interview with a prospective industry organisation. English language requirements: International applicants will also need to be able to show they have a good standard of English IELTS minimum overall: 6.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £875* Module
Northern Ireland £875* Module
Scotland £875* Module
Wales £875* Module

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Tourism Management at University of Derby - UCAS