MA Tourism Management

General

Program Description

The MA in Tourism Management program looks to professionally train students to a high level, and prepare them for management positions in the tourism industry.

Students will follow the general trends in the sector, as well as examine the sources and basic problems in tourism today. The training provided also relates to the sub-disciplines of hotel management, tourism marketing, tourism policy and planning, and the financial dimensions of tourism. Students will learn to evaluate sector problems and create solutions, transferring the knowledge effectively into their working lives.

Graduates will be qualified to work in the tourism sector, both in Turkey and abroad.

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Program structure

The program offers both non-thesis and thesis options. The non-thesis program includes 9 elective modules and a term project. The program with the thesis includes 7 elective modules and the thesis. Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) should not be less than 3.00/4.00 for graduation.

Career opportunities

Studying Hospitality and Tourism in Turkey is a unique opportunity to experience one of the global leaders in the tourism industry since it is one of the top leisure destinations in the world always at the top 10 list.

Tourism management master degree program graduates occupy mainly academic positions tourism schools and universities with tourism programs but also they occupy leading and managerial positions in tourism and hospitality industry establishments ranging from international hotels, food, and beverage establishments, resorts, tour operators, travel agencies, conference centers, airlines to animation and event management organizations.

Entrance requirements

  • Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
  • The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English/Turkish.
    Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
  • Language requirements: English TOEFL: 78 (or the equivalent of CAE, CPE, PTE or FCE) or Yaşar University FLAT Exam: 65
  • Other requirements:
    • At least 1 reference(s) must be provided.
    • A motivation letter must be added to your application.
Last updated Nov 2019

About the School

Yasar University, an English medium, foundation university, is located in the centre of the city of Izmir on the scenic west coast of Turkey. The university offers over 60 degree programs at undergrad ... Read More

Yasar University, an English medium, foundation university, is located in the centre of the city of Izmir on the scenic west coast of Turkey. The university offers over 60 degree programs at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Students are given every opportunity to make the most of their university years; a professional education in a supportive learning environment. Read less