Tourism with Project Management, M.Sc. | The University of the West Indies | Bridgetown, Barbados
18 months
10000 USD/year
9905 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The M.S. in Tourism with Project Management at The University of the West Indies aim to develop a graduate that has sound knowledge of tourism and project management so that tourism projects can be well-managed and meet the intended project outcomes using sophisticated modeling rather than archaic mechanisms that are costly.


The Tourism with Project Management program offered by The University of the West Indies aims at enhancing institutional capacity of public and private sector organizations by integrating an understanding of the broader tourism context with the acquisition of scientific project management competencies. 

Graduates with M.S. in Tourism with Project Management from The University of the West Indies will be able to:

  • respond quickly and knowledgeably to the rapidly changing external environment. 
  • extend the breadth of tourism-related education, knowledge and competencies in the Caribbean;
  • develop the qualities and transferable skills including initiative, strategic focus, decision-making and independent learning ability necessary for today's complex tourism environment;

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Accounting for Managerial Decision Making 
  • Strategic Planning and Management 
  • Project Analysis and Appraisal 
  • Essentials of Management 
  • Research Methods for Business and Social Sciences 
  • Caribbean Tourism Business Environment 
  • Tourism Destination Management 
  • Sustainable Tourism Development 
  • Human Resources Management 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


42 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a university or college acceptable to the University of the West Indies, with at least  a Second Class Honours.
  • Students are expected to have a good grounding in a business subject such as tourism, management, marketing, finance, or economics.
  • Students with 'Pass' degrees will be considered on the following conditions: they are currently working in a tourism, business or management related field, and; they are successful at an interview conducted by the entrance committee within the Department.
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Application Processing Fee (BDS $30 for applicants from  contributing countries OR US $30 for applicants from a non-contributing countries)
  • Birth Certificate (certified or notarized copy)
  • Curriculum Vitae (2 copies)
  • Two (2) Referee reports
  • Professional Certificates/Diplomas

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    10000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 USD for the full programme during 18 months.
  • National

    9905 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14858 USD for the full programme during 18 months.

BDS $30,000 for national students

Living costs for Bridgetown

1960 - 2590 BBD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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