Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)
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).
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.
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)
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.
2:2 honours degree or above
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.
Distance and Flexible learning
Part time (day)
Up to 6 years
Business, Leisure and Tourism