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International Tourism

University of Limerick

12 months
Duration
17800 EUR/year
9400 EUR/year
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About

The MA in International Tourism at University of Limerick provides an understanding of the international tourism industry and an appreciation of the key issues affecting its continued development along with insights into the marketing and management issues impacting on the sector.

Overview

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

Careers

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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Tourism Principles and Practice
  • Economics of Tourism
  • Tourism Services Marketing
  • Tourism Planning and Development
  • Economic Appraisal and Evaluation Techniques

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

EU Applicants: Early application is advisable.

Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17800 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9400 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9400 EUR per year during 12 months.

Part-time fees:

  • EU: 5,140 EUR
  • NON-EU: 10,600 EUR

Living costs for Limerick

850 - 1150 EUR /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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