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ResM Tourism and Hospitality

University of Plymouth

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  • Qualification

    MRes - Master of Research

  • Location

    Plymouth University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    01-OCT-21, 01-JAN-22, 01-APR-22

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

The Tourism and Hospitality ResM opportunities help you research and solve a practical problem that is of direct value to your company or your career in events, tourism, hospitality, travel, cruise or heritage interpretation and management, and with our modern languages academics as part of the team, French and Spanish culture and society. It will help progress higher level research in your chosen field, while supporting the development of your own professional practice.

Programme overview

Your research and practice programme is based on attaining 180 masters-level credits. This comprises a 60-credit module, action research, which updates your skills with the latest methodologies in the field of practice-based research. The remaining 120 credits are based on a dissertation (25,000 word equivalent). This will encourage you to consider research and analyse an issue, possibly one current in your workplace or that will take your career to the next stage.

Key features

Your bespoke programme is designed in agreement with two supervisors and can include fieldwork, study days, seminars, short courses, working weekends, tutorials and the use of Web 2.0 technology. This should mean that your study fits in with the needs of your working life and career. Practice-based activities allow you to produce professional material for your career and for assessment purposes, often called practicums.

Tuition fees

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£ 13,645per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Plymouth

  • University League Table

    71st

  • Campus address

    Plymouth University, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Plymouth, PL4 8AA, England

The university has a thriving international community, with over 2,500 students from more than 100 countries, and 80 partnerships in over 30 countries.
A dedicated international student advice team provides specialist support to international students, helping them settle into UK life.
The university is renowned for its world-leading research, especially in the fields of marine and maritime, health technologies and sustainability.

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