An MSc is an internationally respected qualification. In one year you will develop the skills and knowledge to advance rapidly in tourism and hospitality management. This Masters course takes a social science approach to tourism and hospitality and combines it with practical skills for the workplace. You’ll complete theoretical modules ‘Tourism Concepts and Issues’ and ‘Critical Theories and Methods for Tourism, Hospitality and Events’, and in the final phase of the course you’ll complete a major project personal to your interests and career aspirations.
MSc Tourism & Hospitality programme is for those who wish to:
- Gain valuable knowledge from experienced professionals
- Develop their critical thinking and research skills and enhance their business knowledge and understanding
- Obtain the qualitative and quantitative knowledge necessary in problem solving
- Adopt an outward-looking perspective of the business world in order to enhance their professional profile
Structure of the Programme
You’ll be taught by passionate academics who produce world-leading research. A typical week for you will include lectures, seminars, study visits and group work. These are supported by a range of guest speakers from diverse academic and industry backgrounds. Compared to an undergraduate course, you will find that this Masters course requires a higher level of independent working. Your progress will be assessed by essays, exams, presentations, portfolios of evidence and a dissertation.
- Tourism Concepts and Issues (30 credits)
- Research Methods for the Service Sector (30 credits)
- Hospitality Management Studies (30 credits)
- Current Practices in the Visitor Economy (30 credits)
- Tourism and Hospitality Major Project (60 credits)
- An MSc is a challenging qualification which requires significant dedication. Employers recognise its worth, and the value that an MSc-qualified graduate can bring to their organisation. This Masters course equips you with the skills and understanding to progress rapidly in tourism and hospitality management, and potential employers include hotel and resort management, attractions and museums, destination marketing agencies, tourism companies, restaurant and bar management and catering management.