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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Sir Tom Cowie Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview:

An MSc is an internationally respected qualification. In one year you will develop the skills and knowledge to advance rapidly in tourism and hospitality management. This Masters course takes a social science approach to tourism and hospitality and combines it with practical skills for the workplace. You’ll complete theoretical modules ‘Tourism Concepts and Issues’ and ‘Critical Theories and Methods for Tourism, Hospitality and Events’, and in the final phase of the course you’ll complete a major project personal to your interests and career aspirations.

All students on this course are eligible to register for the Institute of Hospitality Education Membership Scheme.

Course structure:

You’ll be taught by passionate academics who produce world-leading research. A typical week for you will include lectures, seminars, study visits and group work. These are supported by a range of guest speakers from diverse academic and industry backgrounds.

Compared to an undergraduate course, you will find that this Masters course requires a higher level of independent working.

Your progress will be assessed by essays, exams, presentations, portfolios of evidence and a dissertation.

Employment:

An MSc is a challenging qualification which requires significant dedication. Employers recognise its worth, and the value that an MSc-qualified graduate can bring to their organisation. This Masters course equips you with the skills and understanding to progress rapidly in tourism and hospitality management, and potential employers include hotel and resort management, attractions and museums, destination marketing agencies, tourism companies, restaurant and bar management and catering management.

Tuition fees

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£ 13,000per 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 Sunderland

  • University League Table

    108th

  • Campus address

    University of Sunderland, Edinburgh Building, City Campus, Chester Road, Sunderland, Sunderland, SR1 3SD, England

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