Tourism and Hospitality

University of Sunderland
1 year
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available

About this program

Tourism and Hospitality

With this internationally respected one-year degree, you'll learn the skills and knowledge you need for a career in tourism and hospitality management.

The course uses social science to talk about the industry and teaches you practical skills you'll find essential to the workplace. You'll learn about 'Tourism Concepts and Issues’ and 'Research Methods for the Service Sector' as well as writing a major project based on your interests and career goals.

Admission requirements

To study this course you need:

  • 2:2 honours degree or equivalent

If English is not your first language you should have at least one of the following qualifications (or equivalent) as a minimum

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE)
  • Cambridge Certification in Advanced English (CAE)
  • O-Level English Language or GCSE English Language
  • Malaysian SPM 119
  • Degree or HND taught in English for Postgraduate students
  • Trinity Integrated Skills in English (ISE) II

Accreditation of prior learning (APL)

APL is the term used when you get credit towards your course for something you learned in the past. It means you might not need to study all of the course including a module or number of modules.

This can come from:

  • Previous learning
  • Work experience

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Program content

Modules on this course include:

  • Tourism Concepts and Issues
  • Research Methods for the Service Sector
  • Hospitality Management Studies
  • Current Practices in the Visitor Economy
  • Tourism and Hospitality Major Project

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available, Please visit university website for more information.


The full-time annual fee for this course is:

  • £7,000 if you are from the UK (including EU students with settled or pre-settled status resident in the UK)
  • £13,750 if you are an EU or international student.

Career paths

An MSc in Tourism and Hospitality needs a lot of hard work and dedication, which employers know. When it comes to applying for jobs, you're skills and experience will be recognised for what they can bring to any organisation.

You'll be able to work in management roles across the sector, including in museums, destination marketing agencies, tourism companies, restaurant and bar management and catering.

Hotel Managers have typical starting salaries of £47,000 (according to Glassdoor). Our graduates have gone on to work for companies like Academy for Educational Development, Citadines Hotel Islington Square and others.

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University of Sunderland

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Contact info

University of Sunderland

Edinburgh Building, City Campus, Chester Road
SR1 3SD Sunderland

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