Full Time Programs - Leisure and Tourism
MA IN LEISURE ANS TOURISM
The Masters in Leisure and Tourism Management programme addresses key recent concerns regarding tourism and leisure and provides graduates with skills that will enable them to undertake advanced research in the academic community.
The program focuses on the complex connections between leisure and tourism.
The aim of this masters program is to provide students with a thorough grounding in relevant theoretical and policy analyses, to develop their proficiency in the framing and analysis of research questions and to provide them with an understanding of interdisciplinary approaches to tourism and leisure.
This program should be of interest to people from a wide variety of disciplines who wish to pursue this area for further study and to professionals in the industry who are seeking a wider understanding of tourism-related activities.
Graduates of this program may be employed in higher education, public sector, tourism consultancy and travel and tourism operations.
By the end of the program, student should:
Have a thorough understanding of the leisure and tourism industry and its specific characteristics;
Have acquired the basic managerial skills necessary to pursue a successful career in the leisure and tourism industry;
Be able to apply theoretical concepts to problems and issues in real life industry situations;
Have developed considerable personal skills and capabilities, which are necessary for making managerial decisions;
Be able to study, analyse, and critically evaluate research in professional and academic literature;
Be well qualified for pursuing further studies in inter-disciplinary areas.