Are you interested in achieving a management role in one of the fastest growing industries worldwide? The MSc Management (Tourism) programme at Swansea University will provide advanced knowledge on the concepts and characteristics of tourism in relation to business, management and social science. The degree will also outline how tourism impacts at a local, national and global level. A previous degree in Tourism is not required. Any undergraduate discipline is eligible for consideration.
WHY SHOULD YOU CONSIDER POSTGRADUATE STUDIES IN TRAVEL AND TOURISM?
Travel and tourism, as a sector, grew faster than the rest of the economy in 2017. In fact, recent statistics show that approximately seven million new jobs were created in this sector (World Tourism Council, 2018). That equates to one in five of all new jobs created around the world being attributed to this category. For those able to undertake a management role, it’s an industry on the rise with promising career opportunities worldwide.
WHY CHOOSE SWANSEA?
You’ll be taught by leading tourism scholars who will share their expertise in destination management, development, tourism economics, and governance and strategy. This sector knowledge will be combines with general business applications.
Swansea has an excellent track record of placing graduates with major multinational companies.
Opportunities Could Be Available in Any of the Following Categories:
- Tourism Management
- Travel Coordinator
- Market Analyst or Researcher
- Business Development Manager
In addition, Swansea provides solid support in terms of bespoke career advice from a dedicated careers team. You can go on a work placement or internship through the Swansea Paid Internship Network (SPIN) or the Week of Work initiative.
We have strong links with a range of high-profile organisations including Dell and Ernst and Young.
All our students benefit from co-location with industry at the innovative Bay Campus, working alongside companies such as Fujitsu, in facilities that boast dedicated teaching space and study areas, and extensive IT facilities equipped with the latest hardware and specialist software.
Are you interested in finding out more about this programme? If you are applying from Canada, contact Barclay Educational Services. There is no cost to students for our application assistance. As a recognized Canadian agent of Swansea, the University pays our fee. Email Jackie at JSB@barclayedu.com