Master of Management in Travel And Tourism Services Management
VUT Research offers students within the Faculty of Human Sciences the opportunity to complete a Master of Management in Travel and Tourism Services Management. Having a Masters qualification will stand graduates in good stead when it comes to job opportunities, especially in management positions as students have the knowledge and skills to be seen as experts in their field.
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Master of Management in Travel And Tourism Services Management Course Requirements
Students who wish to gain admission to complete a Master of Management in Tourism and Hospitality Services Management need to have successfully completed a BTech Tourism Management or equivalent as approved by SAQA with an average pass rate of 65% or higher and a minimum of 60% for the Research Methodology module. Students also need to complete a PowerPoint Presentation showing why they wish to study towards a postgraduate qualification.
In addition to the academic qualifications, the following admission criteria also need to be satisfied before a recommendation for admission can be made:
The proposed topic must be appropriate for higher degree research and it must be consistent with the academic aims and objectives of the student.
The student must have access to the necessary resources, facilities and the necessary budget in order to complete the degree within the timeframe.
There must be a qualified staff member holding confirmed, continuous or fixed-term appointments of sufficient length for the purposes of supervision of the proposed research and student.
The proposed program of work must be able to be completed within the maximum period of submission for the degree.
A suitable level of contact with the university supervisors must be maintained.
Where the applicant is currently employed, capacity to meet the timelines and other requirements must be considered.
The proposed research cannot reproduce research that has previously been submitted for the award of a degree or diploma.
Where the intellectual property rights of the applicant may be a consideration, a suitable agreement protecting the rights of the student needs to be signed. If the student is unwilling to sign an agreement, the research proposal may not be approved and the student may be required to choose another topic in an area that is not commercially sensitive.
The applicant should have no outstanding financial obligation with the University and in the case of international applicants, they should be able to verify the necessary financial capacity to undertake the program.
The applicant must possess sufficient English language proficiency.
Master of Travel & Tourism Services Management Career Opportunities
Tourism is an exciting and ever-growing industry in South Africa and is important to our economy. Successful graduates can enjoy career opportunities in holiday accommodation and resorts, transport and travel organisations, travel agencies (wholesale and retail), publicity associations in cities and towns and tourist information centres. Postgraduate students who have completed a Master of Management in Travel and Tourism Services Management can take on roles in management positions due to them being experts in the field.