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Course summary

Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information. Course summary

  • Build a strong theoretical and practical foundation in international tourism management.
  • Apply and critically challenge your understanding of the industries in practical contexts.
  • Critically examine sustainability of the international tourism industry.
  • Contribute to the industry and wider society through a practice of corporate social responsibility in your future career.
The industry accounts for 1 in 12 jobs globally, such growth cannot take place without a talented and highly-skilled workforce trained to the highest standards. This course has been specifically designed to prepare graduates for management and senior management positions in this complex, dynamic and fast-growing industry. How you learn All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive. You learn to apply and critically challenge your understanding of the industry in practical contexts, particularly in the work-related learning module and during an optional industry placement. You also critically examine the sustainability of the international tourism industry. Throughout the course you will enhance your employability skills, such as communications and team-working, which are vital for rapid career development. You learn through
  • face-to-face experiences
  • virtual or simulated active or experiential workshops
  • seminars
  • tutorials
  • site visits
This course is delivered face-to-face over three semesters - teaching is scheduled based on the length of your course and the academic calendar. Work placements The placement option offers you an additional opportunity to develop your practical skills, either in the UK or abroad. We help you gain a placement by running employability workshops and have a dedicated placement team to support you. Placement opportunities exist in organisations such as
  • Omega Travel
  • Cosmos
  • Visit Peak District and Derbyshire
  • Hilton
  • Marriott
  • Conrad
  • Anantara resorts
  • Como resorts
  • the Gleneagles hotel
  • the Hotelbeds Group
Networking opportunities Guest lectures from visiting academics, researchers and other professionals will be utilised to further enhance your knowledge and understanding and to encourage contact with the industry, as well as field visits within certain modules. Future careers This course prepares you for a career in
  • international tour operators
  • transport operators
  • visitor attractions
  • resort management
  • hotel corporations
  • conference and event organisers
  • national tourist organisations
  • government agencies
  • tourism consultancy firms
Where will I study? You study at City Campus through a structured mix of lectures, seminars and practical sessions as well as access to digital and online resources to support your learning.

Modules

Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances. Compulsory modules Approaches To Tourism And Hospitality Business Management Business And Management Strategy Destination Marketing Dissertation Enterprise And Entrepreneurship In Tourism And Hospitality Research Methods Tourism Planning And Development Work Related Learning Elective modules Contemporary Issues In Tourism Hospitality Service Excellence Live Event Managing Profitable Food And Beverage Operations Managing The Property Asset Safety And Security Management In Tourism Sales And Revenue Management Strategic Resort Hotel Management Talent Management Tourism And Globalisation Tourism, Culture And Society Visitor Attractions Management

Assessment method

Coursework Practical

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Travel and Tourism, Institute of

Entry requirements

Normally an honours degree or recognised equivalent qualification We welcome enquiries from those who have substantial management experience but who do not have the normal entry requirements. We may invite you for an interview to discuss your particular background, experience and qualifications. You may also be able to claim credit points which can reduce the amount of time it takes to complete your qualification at Sheffield Hallam. Find out more Through accreditation of prior learning (APL), you may be able to claim entry with credit or exemptions based on your existing qualifications, knowledge and experience. **Work experience route** If English is not your first language you will need an IELTS 6.5 score with a minimum of 6.0 in all skills or equivalent. **Non work experience route** If English is not your first language you will need an IELTS 6.0 score with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills or equivalent. If your English language skill is currently below the required level we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English score. If you are an International or non-UK European student, you can find out more about the country specific qualifications we accept on our international qualifications page. For details of English language entry requirements (IELTS), please see the information for 'All students'.


English language requirements

Non work experience route If English is not your first language you will need an IELTS 6.0 score with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills or equivalent. If your English language skill is currently below the required level we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English score.

Please click the following link to find out more about English language requirements for this course

https://www.shu.ac.uk/Courses/Tourism-and-Hospitality/MSc-International-Tourism-Management/Full-time/


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

Our postgraduate fees vary depending on course, level and mode of study. Each postgraduate course page tells you how much the tuition fees are, and what additional costs you might have to budget for during your studies. Please refer to our website for up-to-date information on costs and fees for both full-time and part-time postgraduate study options.

Sponsorship information

Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to students who study this course.

International Tourism Management at Sheffield Hallam University - UCAS