University of Derby

University of Derby

Tourism Management

This course will help students develop a range of management skills to achieve their goals. Students will develop their understanding of planning and development, tourist behaviour, marketing, finance and strategy in the tourism industry, including festivals, heritage sites, cities and rural market towns. Throughout the course students will enhance their skills by engaging in practical activities that are currently in high demand in the public and private sectors, such as consultation processes, marketing and public relations (PR) campaigns and systems evaluation.

Entry requirements

A 2.2 (or above) Bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification from a recognised British or overseas institution. All subjects are considered but possession of degrees or relevant experience in related subjects will be advantageous. A significant portfolio of work at appropriate level or relevant professional qualifications will also be considered. Every applicant is assessed individually on their merits and will need to attend either a face to face or Skype interview.

Course modules

Modules include: challenging the tourist consumption; research methodologies; sustainable tourism development; strategic directions; integrated business management; independent scholarship.

Assessment methods

Assessments include briefing reports, pitches, presentations, essays, unseen examinations, and case studies.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 730 per Module (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 730 per Module (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 730 per Module (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 730 per Module (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 730 per Module (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Buxton Campus Buxton SK17 6RY East Midlands

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Key information

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