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Tourism

Perth College UHI

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Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)

Content

Recent worldwide developments have impacted our lives in every way. The tourism industry has never faced a greater global challenge or been in more need of skilled, focused expertise to guide it through these unprecedented times.

The programme offers two pathways: MSc Tourism and MSc Tourism (Enterprise).

PgCert
All students will study the following three core modules (20 credits each): Winds of change - contemporary issues in tourism; Out of decline - regenerative tourism; Managing in the global network.

PgDip
All students will study three modules from the following (20 credits each): Local economic development (core for Enterprise pathway); Strategic marketing (core for Enterprise pathway); Sustainable tourism; Nature worth seeing – natural assets and protected area tourism; Selling cold islands; Developing communities; Research methods and techniques (core for dissertation)

MSc
To achieve the award of MSc Tourism you must complete a 60 credit professional business project or dissertation.

You can exit early with a PgCert or PgDip.

Entry Requirements

2:2 honours degree or above

Progression Routes

The MSc Tourism provides excellent preparation and training for further advanced study (including PhD) in many areas of socio-economic, environmental and responsible tourism research.

Start Date

September, January

Qualification

Postgraduate Master's

Award

MSc

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

18 months

Department

Business, Leisure and Tourism

SCQF Level

11