Taught course

International Tourism and Aviation Management with Internship

University of West London · London Geller College of Hospitality and Tourism

Entry requirements

You would normally be expected to have a good honours degree (2.2. or above) in any subject from a UK university, or equivalent.

All applications are considered on their individual merits. The course welcomes applications from mature and non-standard entry students. Here interview procedures are expected to apply.

Months of entry

January, May, September

Course content

The Master's programme in International Tourism and Aviation Management seeks to prepare aspiring individuals for a managerial career within either the tourism and aviation industry. For existing practitioners it offers the opportunity to develop and redefine knowledge and assess trends and changing management practices within their industry.

The MA programme is essentially global in perspective drawing upon international case study material. In adopting a generic business and management approach to the study of tourism and aviation management the course seeks to avoid the excessive subject specialisation that characterises many of its competitors. In doing so it widens career opportunities and the possibility of movement between the two sectors. The course seeks to exploit synergies between the tourism and aviation industries thereby avoiding the false dichotomy that is often drawn between them.

The key strength of the programme is its simple yet flexible structure. Employer engagement is assured with guest speakers drawn from industry and the use of ‘live client ’briefs. The programme is taught by a young, but experienced, team all with a background in either tourism and/or aviation management. Many of these staff are extensively published and are asked to speak at events and conferences throughout the world.

The MA is taught in a dedicated learning environment within the university with elements of the programme sponsored by key industry players most notably British Airways, the International Hotels Group and TUI holidays.

The course has links with ‘sister programmes’ in Europe, Asia and North America allowing the opportunity for staff and student exchange. In addition it is accredited by the Institute of Travel and Tourism and the Institute of Logistics. The programme is delivered in a QAA (UK Government Quality Assurance Agency) centre of excellence for tourism and aviation education.

Field work, trips and visits are a feature of the course. These can include to local airports and tourist attractions.

Information for international students

For more information, please visit: http://www.uwl.ac.uk/international

Fees and funding

UK students
GBP £9,300
International students
GBP £13,600

For information please visit the UWL website:


Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    full time
    18 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

The FT course with internship is for 18 months, including a 30 week internship.

Course contact details

Course information
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