University of Bedfordshire

University of Bedfordshire

Tourism and Events Management

This course focuses on leisure events and recreation and sporting events, including local and regional sporting competitions; as well as global-scale events such as the Olympics; although multi-disciplinary. Study examines problem-solving and decision-making and enables critical thinking and creativity in analysis, synthesis and appraisal. The course is underpinned by academic theory in the fields of tourism, leisure and events; and involves the students themselves in the application of concepts in industry-related scenarios and realistic simulations.

Entry requirements

Good Honours degree in a relevant subject. Applicants whose 1st language is not English should have an IELTS score of 6.0.

Course modules

Contemporary issues in tourism; research philosophies and principles; events management; sports tourism; strategic tourism and hospitality management; research practice in tourism; event tourism; communications strategies for events; world making: tourism and globalisation; international tourism marketing; stewardship, tourism and the environment; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time October 2016 - 2 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (EU) 15 months
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (England) 15 months
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 11,000 per Year 1 (International) 15 months
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 15 months
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 15 months
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 15 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Luton Campus Luton LU1 3JU South East

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