A Masters degree is an academic degree awarded to individuals who successfully denote a higher level of expertise. There are two main types of Masters - taught and research.
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Top Master Programs in Tourism and Hospitality in South Africa 2018
The purpose of the Master’s of Tourism and Hospitality Management is to develop the ability of the student to question, analyse and interpret tourism and hospitality management issues within a global context with a focus on industry-specific sectors. [+]
The purpose of the Master’s of Tourism and Hospitality Management is to develop the ability of the student to question, analyse and interpret tourism and hospitality management issues within a global context with a focus on industry-specific sectors. This purpose is achieved through the delivery of a research-based dissertation at the Master’s Level where the student will show evidence of scientific research and the ability to reflect in the context of tourism and hospitality management.
The programme, therefore, assists in the continuing professional development of managers and leaders in tourism and hospitality management.Admission requirements
The minimum admission requirement is a BTech (Tourism Management) or a BTech (Hospitality Management) or an equivalent qualification at the same level in the field of tourism and hospitality. The selection of Master’s students will be done in accordance with rules and regulations of the Higher Degrees Committee of the University of Johannesburg as stipulated for inter-disciplinary programs. The STH Research Committee may prescribe a module or modules, at NQF Level 8 or 9 as a supportive measure to successfully complete the qualification. This applies when the STH Research Committee concludes that the student’s knowledge of research needs to be updated or when the research topic extends to issues insufficiently covered at the graduate level.... [-]
MPhil in Tourism Management (Research) [+]
A relevant Honours degree, or a Postgraduate Diploma in Tourism and/or Hospitality Management or its equivalent at NQF level 8 with an aggregate pass of 60%.RE-ADMISSION
In the event of the dissertation being rejected outright by the examiners there will be no further opportunity to re-submit an improved version of that or any other research dissertation (see Rule G4.8.5).DURATION
The qualification shall extend over a minimum period of one year and a maximum period of four years of study.[-]