Taught course

Tourism Management

Institution
Bournemouth University · Faculty of Management
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

An Honours degree is normally required at 2.2 or above, or substantial industrial experience at senior management level. Applicants are encouraged to provide details of relevant work experience.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

This course is a conversion course, it is ideal for graduates who would like to change subjects or career direction.

This course reviews a range of key issues, challenges and developments in tourism management, with particular focus on the relationships between tourism and the wider economic, environmental and socio-cultural context.

The course aims to develop your management, research and analytical skills to allow you to operate at a high level within this dynamic industry. During your studies, you'll meet industry experts, with the opportunity to take a professional placement, network and share knowledge and experience whilst learning in a structured environment. The course also offers a unique opportunity to mix with a diverse range of nationalities, allowing you to increase your inter-cultural competence. This is vital to tourism management in an increasingly globalised world. Thus, the course prepares graduates to develop within a variety of potential career paths.

We are internationally known for our quality tourism courses and research activities - in the REF2014 tourism at BU was rated as joint 1st in the UK, based on its internationally recognised research. This course is delivered by staff who are actively involved in research and consultancy, ensuring that the curriculum and discussions are informed by cutting edge knowledge and practice. Our team includes Professor John Fletcher and Professor Adam Blake who specialise in economic aspects of tourism development, Professor Adele Ladkin who is a leading researcher on labour and employment in tourism and hospitality, Professor Dimitrios Buhalis who is a known expert of strategic marketing and the use of technology in tourism and Professor Stephen Page who is the author of leading text books in tourism education.

Information for international students

If English is not your first language: IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with minimum 5.5 in each component or equivalent.

Fees and funding

UK students
For January 2017 entry: £7,500
International students
For January 2017 entry: £13,500

For fees and funding information, please visit www.bournemouth.ac.uk/pg-funding

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12-16 months

Course contact details

Name
askBU Enquiry Service
Email
askBUenquiries@bournemouth.ac.uk
Phone
+44(0)1202 961916