Manchester Metropolitan University

Manchester Metropolitan University

International Tourism Management

This course will allow you to develop the knowledge and skills required to succeed as a management professional in the international tourism industry. You will take a broad view of tourism management, exploring issues and problems relevant to a wide range of situations. Our programme offers an engaging study environment and exciting career opportunities. You will complete a series of challenging assessments including working professionally in industry, real-life consultancy projects and the requirement to plan and run your own tourism live project. Internships/ Placement Options: You will be offered the chance to undertake a 36-48 week internship supported by our Placement Office, who have extensive contacts with industry and over 25 years of experience of helping students to find placements. The Placement Office will help with your CV, advise on interview techniques and continue to support you whilst you are away from the University. Please note, if you opt to take the strategic life project unit instead of a dissertation, you will not be able to undertake an internship/placement

Entry requirements

hese courses are available to graduates holding at least a 2.2 UK Honours degree (or international equivalent) from any subject. Candidates with industy-relevant management experience may be considered.

Course modules

Modules: creativity, innovation and enterprise; developments in strategic management and marketing; dissertation; financial management; international tourism management; leadership and entrepreneurship; methods of enquiry; responsible business; strategic live tourism project management; tourism and destination management; tourism industry live.

Assessment methods

Assessment includes written coursework, reports and live project work. The assessments are work orientated.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Hollings Campus Manchester M14 6HR North West

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0161 247 6969