This programme combines a theoretical and practical approach to provide a vocational and intellectually challenging education to enhance your knowledge, skills and appeal to a broader international market. It is intended to cater for those with an appropriate undergraduate qualification who aspire to a career in the area of international tourism and attraction management. Emphasis is placed on developing a range of professional, managerial and transferable skills aligned with an extensive knowledge of management disciplines applicable to understanding both natural and man-made attraction and the tourism industry today.
The PGDip/MSc in International Tourism and Attraction Management has been designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of its students and ensure that they are able to cope with the variety of possible roles and responsibilities that follow. The first two parts of the programme are the taught elements and the final part is consists of research and writing the dissertation element. The taught element focuses on key aspects of tourism and management.
Part-time students will normally attend on a one day a week basis and complete the taught element in two years. Students who complete the taught element of the programme, in part or in its entirety, may graduate with either a Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma in International Tourism and Attraction Management. Students wishing to complete the MSc in International Tourism and Attraction Management must complete the research element.
The research element comprises of a dissertation - part-time students complete this during the course of an academic session.