18 months
22486 CAD/year
17922 CAD/year
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The Master of Arts in Tourism Management program from Royal Roads University is for people with a background in tourism who want to inspire and lead change in the global tourism industry. Bring your passion, experience and ideas to your studies. And apply what you learn, while you work.


This Tourism Management program from Royal Roads University will empower you to tackle some of the current economic, cultural and environmental challenges faced by the tourism industry.

Customize your education and align it with your desired career path through electives and several degree completion options. You can also choose from the following three specializations:

  • social entrepreneurship
  • disaster and emergency management
  • sustainability

Your studies will focus on three central themes: leadership, sustainable community development, and a global understanding of travel and culture. You'll be learning alongside experts and students, who also work in the tourism industry.

Program outcomes

Once you have completed this program, you'll be able to do the following:

  • contribute to a sustainable and resilient tourism industry by leveraging your insights into global climate change and ethical tourism planning
  • make marketing decisions that effectively connect tourism products, destinations and evolving customer expectations
  • use organizational leadership skills to help others navigate change in complex environments

You'll be prepared for careers in the following areas:

  • policy and planning in destination marketing organizations or local and provincial governments
  • tourism businesses
  • the hospitality sector
  • research and post-secondary institutions
  • consulting

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Career Development
  • Orientation to Tourism Graduate Studies
  • Research Methodology
  • Financial Analysis and Decision Making
  • Systems Perspectives
  • Tourism Leadership
  • Sustainable Tourism Management
  • Responsible Stewardship: An Examination of Ethics in Tourism
  • Trends and Issues in Hospitality Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Four year (or comparable) undergraduate degree, preferably in a related field, from a recognized post-secondary institution, normally with a minimum admissions GPA of ‘B’ (3.00/4.33).
  • At least two years of full-time work experience within the tourism or hospitality industry.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22486 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33729 CAD for the full programme during 18 months.
  • National

    17922 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26884 CAD for the full programme during 18 months.

Living costs for Victoria

1490 - 2092 CAD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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