University of Surrey

University of Surrey

International Tourism Management

**Why choose this course** What is it that motivates people to travel and what are their expectations? These are the kind of questions you'll be considering as you learn about what it takes to become a manager within the tourism industry. Our School of Hospitality and Tourism Management's is ranked 4th in the world by the QS World University Rankings 2018, so you'll be in great hands as you train to make your mark in this sector. You'll also benefit from our distinguished track record for graduate employability and our excellent industry connections. **What you will study** Our programme is one of the longest-established university courses of its type in the world, promising you pioneering research as well as a strong focus on forward-thinking ideas and innovation. Taking a broad view of tourism management, you'll get to know and understand the various challenges that modern tourism managers and other professionals are likely to face. While you learn essential critical, evaluative decision-making skills, we'll also nurture your academic abilities while inspiring and encouraging the skills and characteristics you need to become an accomplished tourism professional. We also support your professional development with a practical focus on up-to-the-minute managerial and strategic issues within tourism, giving you the knowledge to make an impact with prospective employers.

Entry requirements

MSc: A minimum of a 2:2 UK honours degree, or a recognised equivalent international qualification. Higher level professional qualifications may also be accepted. English language requirements IELTS Academic: 6.5 overall with 6.0 in each element.

Course modules

Modules listed are indicative, reflecting the information available at the time of publication. Please note that modules may be subject to teaching availability, student demand and/or class size caps. FULL-TIME Year 1 (full-time) HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM OPERATING SYSTEMS - Optional INTERNATIONAL TOURISM MANAGEMENT - Optional RESEARCH METHODS - Compulsory STRATEGIC TOURISM MANAGEMENT - Optional SUSTAINABLE TOURISM MANAGEMENT - Optional TOURISM DEVELOPMENT - Optional TOURISM SERVICES MARKETING - Compulsory ACCOUNTING & FINANCE FOR BUSINESS - Optional BUSINESS PLAN FOR HOSPITALITY, TOURISM AND EVENTS - Optional DESTINATION MANAGEMENT AND MARKETING - Optional DISSERTATION - Core ETHICS AND CSR - Optional PROJECT MANAGEMENT - Optional TOURISM SOCIAL SCIENCE - Compulsory VISITOR ATTRACTION MANAGEMENT - Compulsory Optional modules for Year 1 (full-time) - FHEQ Level 7 Choose 4 from the 11 listed optional modules.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 - 12 Months

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Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site GU2 7XH South East

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