With this one-year, globally recognised degree, you'll get the skills and knowledge you need to enter the world of tourism and hospitality. Using a social science approach to the sector, the course combines practise and theory on modules like ‘Tourism Concepts and Issues’ and 'Research Methods for the Service Sector'. Plus we offer an optional workplace module. You'll go on several field trips and company visits so you can see what you're learning put into a real-world context. Read the full programme specification for the MSc Tourism and Hospitality (Dissertation Only) course.
Our passionate academics will give you one-to-one support, teaching you through lectures, seminars, study visits and group work with three hours of contact time each week for this part-time course. Plus, you'll hear guest speakers from diverse academic and industry backgrounds.
With more independent working than the undergraduate degree, you'll be marked on your essays, exams, presentations, portfolios of evidence and the dissertation.
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You must meet the minimum English language requirements to join the course.
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Finishing your masters in Tourism and Hospitality can help you find senior roles in one of the world's largest industries. Employers know the hard work and dedication this degree takes, which means they'll be keen to bring you into their organisations.
You'll have the skills and knowledge to work across a range of tourism sectors, including attractions and museums, destination marketing agencies, hotel and resource management, tourism companies, restaurant and bar management and catering management. Hotel managers, for example, have average starting salaries of over £47,000 (according to Glassdoor).