Masters | Postgraduate Course - International Tourism Management MSc Course Details within University of Exeter

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Tuition fees per year 2019/20 UK/EU: £13,300 full-time International: £21,500 full-time
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International Tourism Management MSc

Study Details

MSc 1 year full-time

Tourism is arguably the world’s biggest and most universal industry, touching all continents. It’s a growing industry and one that requires a range of skilled professionals to manage its growth and impacts.

This Masters will equip you with the advanced knowledge and critical insights required to work in the diverse and dynamic tourism sector. Our stimulating and challenging programme takes a comprehensive approach to understanding tourism and its relationships with the economy, environment and society, within a broad-based business context.

Module details

Compulsory modules

  • BEMM381 Tourism Business: Management, Impacts and Evaluation 15
  • BEMM365 Methods and Techniques for Independent Research 15
  • BEMM374 Tourism and Marketing 15
  • BEMM349 Tourism Dissertation 60

The MSc is available with a hospitality focused pathway, leading to a degree title of MSc International Tourism Management (Hospitality). This pathway is designed to address specific challenges in the hospitality industry, including services and facilities management. 
For students without Hospitality:

  • BEMM371 Tourist Behaviour: Understanding Demand 15
  • BEMM375 Sustainable Tourism Management 15

For students with Hospitality:

  • BEMM772 Hospitality Service Management 15
  • BEMM767 Hospitality Resource Management 15
  • BEMM771 Research and Consultancy Project 15

Optional modules
You will choose two options totalling 45 credits from a regularly updated selection. (Students on the Hospitality pathway have 30 credits of options.)

  • BEMM116 Principles of International Business 15
  • BEMM068 Managing Competitive Strategy 15
  • BEMM069 Marketing and New Product Innovation 15
  • BEMM070 Service Innovation and Marketing 15
  • BEMM129 Digital Business Models 15
  • BEMM059 International Human Resource Management 15
  • BEMM376 Work-Based Learning 15
  • BEMM371 Tourist Behaviour: Understanding Demand (if not taken as core) 15
  • BEMM375 Sustainable Tourism Management (if not taken as core) 15
  • BEMM771 Research and Consultancy Project (if not taken as core) 15
  • BEMM772 Hospitality Service Management (if not taken as core) 15
  • BEMM767 Hospitality Resource Management (if not taken as core) 15
  • BEMM108 Entrepreneurship: New Venture Development 15
  • CLSM158 Leadership and Global Challenges 15
  • SML3009 Intercultural Communication in a Global World 15
  • ANTM021 Food, Body and Society 15

Entry Requirements

A 2:2 degree (50%+) with honours in any discipline from a recognised university. We do consider all applications where there is evidence of exceptional performance in modules relevant to the programme of study, significant relevant work experience or professional qualifications. 

Programme Funding

We offer numerous scholarships to encourage exceptional students to apply for Masters programmes at the University of Exeter.

Student Destinations

Our Master’s programmes are designed to prepare you for a successful career, wherever in the world you plan to work. Employers expect advanced communication and technical skills, team-working and independent research, project-management and the very latest specialist knowledge from their postgraduate recruits.

An MSc in International Tourism Management will enable you to develop the tourism, management and professional skills and subject expertise that will make you a valuable asset from day one of your career.

Careers in International Tourism Management

An MSc in International Tourism Management, with its emphasis on data analysis, strategy and sustainable and global thinking, prepares you to be a leader in international tourism and to develop a career in a variety of roles, including:

- Hotel manager
- Tourism officer
- Tourism consultant
- Marketing executive
- Property analyst