About International Tourism at University of Limerick
This programme, which is run jointly by the Department of Economics and the National Centre for Tourism Policy Studies, is geared to provide students with an understanding of the international tourism industry and an appreciation of the key issues affecting its continued development. It also presents an opportunity to gain insights into the marketing and management issues impacting on the sector. Students are also presented with opportunities to update their language and IT skills, their communication and presentation skills, and to interact with tourism industry practitioners and visiting international faculty.
Research skills are developed through dedicated methodology modules leading to the completion of a dissertation on a chosen topic in tourism. An innovative and integral part of this course is an international field trip which all students undertake.
- To prepare graduates from a variety of academic backgrounds for rewarding careers in tourism and related sectors;
- To enable students to gain an appreciation of the principal issues and trends affecting the international tourism sector, and
- To build the competence and expertise of participants in business functions and techniques relevant to the changing tourism industry
Marketing Executives in Hotel Groups; Airline Executives; Travel Agency managers; Incoming Tour Operators; Third-level lecturing; Tourism Consultancy; Tour Guide Management; Tourism Facility Management; Managerial/ project management roles in rural, regional and national tourism organisations.
- Tourism Principles and Practice
- Economics of Tourism
- Tourism Services Marketing
- Tourism Planning and Development
- Economic Appraisal and Evaluation Techniques
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
EU Applicants: Early application is advisable.
DisciplinesEconomics Marketing Tourism & Leisure View 3 other Masters in Tourism & Leisure in Ireland
- Applicants will possess a minimum 2:2 honours primary degree.
- Applicants who cannot satisfy the minimum 2:2 honours primary degree requirement may also be accepted on the basis of relevant professional experience.
- Where candidates are non-native English language speakers, the candidate should meet the University’s English Language Requirements.
International17800 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 17800 EUR per year during 12 months.
EU/EEA9400 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9400 EUR per year during 12 months.
- EU: 5,140 EUR
- NON-EU: 10,600 EUR
Living costs for Limerick
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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