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Course starts: 30 September 2019Apply now
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 Aviation and combines it with practical skills for the workplace. In addition to gaining in-depth theoretical knowledge, you will the specialist focus provided by the Aviation Management Studies module and Tourism and Aviation major project will prepare you for a career in this exciting and growing sector. We organise a number of field trips and company visits to put your learning into a real-world context. We also offer an optional workplace module.
This course offers a clear route to graduate employment; as the Department of Tourism is a member of the Swissport Academy, you will explore continuous learning opportunities through airport visits, experiential learning, and guest speakers from Swissport to develop in-demand skills for a career in the aviation industry. In addition, you will be guaranteed an interview for the Swissport graduate scheme.
All students on this course are eligible to register for the Institute of Hospitality Education Membership Scheme.
You’ll be taught by passionate academics who produce world-leading research and throughout your degree you'll have one-to-one support from academic staff. 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.
Some modules have prerequisites. Read more about what this means in our Help and Advice article.
We require you to hold at least a 2:2 honours degree or equivalent.
If English is not your first language, please see our English language requirements.
The annual fee for this course is:
Part-time fees are £361 per 10 credits.
Please note, part-time study is not available to international students. If you are not sure whether you qualify as a UK, EU or international student, find out more in our Help and Advice article.
Take a look at the Your Finances section to find out about the scholarships and bursaries that may be available to you.
This information was correct at the time of publication.
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 attractions and museums, airports, tourism companies and major airlines.
Previous field trip opportunities have included North East, national throughout the UK, and international including destinations such as Dublin, Prague, Barcelona and New York.
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