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Tourism Management, M.A.

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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #651 (QS) ,
Tourism is an increasingly important part of our lives, and the tourism industry is one of the few global industries forecast to grow in the long term. This long-established Tourism Management degree offered at the University of Westminster will give you the knowledge, analytical abilities and skills you need to make a career as a tourism professional.

About

Through this Tourism Management degree offered at the University of Westminster you will learn about the nature and characteristics of tourism and explore how it can be marketed, managed and planned, examining cases from around the world. Your management and entrepreneurial skills will be developed to assist you in finding employment in many different parts of this dynamic and growing industry.

Annual student feedback for the course is very positive, with teaching, staff contract and course content receiving particular praise. This reflects the tourism team's efforts to provide a valuable and effective course as well as a supportive, friendly and stimulating environment for your studies.

You will study at the heart of London, one of the world's leading tourism destinations. Site visits, integrated in the course modules, will allow you to explore a wide variety of aspects of the dynamic tourism industry.

Career Path 

Graduates of this course have gone on to establish careers in a wide variety of fields around the world, including:

  • national and regional tourism organisations in the UK and overseas
  • marketing roles with transport organisations such as airlines and tourism destinations
  • working for companies specialising in business tourism

Some of our graduates have launched their own travel agency businesses, while others work in a variety of management roles in hotels, and in consultancy roles for tourism research organisations.

Accreditation

This course is accredited by the tourism management institute (TMI) meaning you can be confident it will give you the knowledge, understanding, skills and experience which will fully prepare you for a career in tourism destination management.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Destination Development - Case Study Perspectives 
  • Dissertation 
  • Research and Communication Skills 
  • The Business of Tourism 
  • Tourism Marketing and Entrepreneurship 
  • Airline and Airport Management 
  • Creating the Attraction and Event Experience Shapes 
  • Global Festivals and Events 

Lecturers

                  Detailed Programme Facts

                  • More details: There are no official deadlines for applications to the University of Westminster.
                  • Programme intensity

                    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

                    Full-time
                    • Full-time duration 12 months
                    Part-time
                    • Average part-time duration 24 months
                    • Intensity Flexible
                    • Part-time variant
                      Evening, Weekday
                  • Credits
                    180 alternative credits
                  • Languages
                    • English
                  • Delivery mode
                    On Campus

                  English Language Requirements

                  • Minimum required score:

                    6.5

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                  • Minimum required score:

                    92

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                  Academic Requirements

                  You need the following GPA score:

                  Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

                  Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

                  General Requirements

                  • The course is aimed at graduates seeking to establish or develop a management career in the tourism industry in the UK or abroad. As a minimum, you should have a good Honour's degree or equivalent.
                  • Exceptionally an applicant without these formal qualifications, but with considerable work experience in the tourism or related industries, may be accepted at the discretion of the Course Leader.

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                  • You are considered ineligible for admission
                  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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                  Tuition Fee

                  • International

                    12500 GBP/year
                    Tuition Fee
                    Based on the original amount of 12500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
                  • EU/EEA

                    8000 GBP/year
                    Tuition Fee
                    Based on the original amount of 8000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
                  We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
                  Part-Time (Price per 20-credit module)
                  • UK/EU: £900 
                  • International: £1,400 

                  Living costs for London

                  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
                    Living Costs

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

                  Funding

                   As well as tuition fee loans, there is a range of funding available to help you fund your studies.

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