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Course descriptionThis MSc Tourism Management course will help you develop a range of management skills to achieve your goals. You will develop your understanding of planning and development, tourist behaviour, marketing, finance and strategy in the tourism industry, including festivals, heritage sites, cities and resorts. Throughout your MSc Tourism Management studies you will enhance your skills by engaging in practical activities that are currently in high demand in the public and private
This MSc Tourism Management course will help you develop a range of management skills to achieve your goals. You will develop your understanding of planning and development, tourist behaviour, marketing, finance and strategy in the tourism industry, including festivals, heritage sites, cities and resorts. Throughout your MSc Tourism Management studies you will enhance your skills by engaging in practical activities that are currently in high demand in the public and private sectors, such as consultation processes, marketing and PR campaigns and systems evaluation.
How you will learn
The teaching and learning methods used are diverse and may include lectures, seminars, tutorials, workshops, practical fieldwork exercises and online learning materials. Assessments include briefing reports, pitches, presentations, essays, unseen examinations, and case studies.
Whether you are a recent graduate or an industry practitioner wanting to consolidate your management knowledge and skills, this specialist MSc Tourism Management programme will enable you to access a wide range of management positions in travel, tourism and destination management. Our graduates have taken up senior management positions in official tourism organisations, airlines, 4-star hotels, NGOs, tour operators, travel agencies and government organisations. Many of our alumni have also moved into academia and the research arena. You will also gain PGCert and PGDip awards in this course.
The University of Derby is home to students from more than 100 countries around the world, making them part of a diverse, international community.
Whether students are progressing from undergraduate study, want to change or develop their career, or simply study the subject they love in more depth, the university offers a wide range of courses and flexible study methods including full-time, part-time and online learning.
From criminology to science, education to business, the university also offers a wide range of courses designed for continuing professional development (CPD), that will help students enhance their skills, maintain their professional registration and take their career to the next level.