Tourism studies are suited for those who are traveling experts, have a passion for culture or for anyone who would like to plan and conduct quality tours. Many aspects are involved in the tourism industry, and topics could cover tourism marketing strategies, leisure management and event management.
A country situated to the southern tip of Africa, South Africa has a rich culture that you will never get enough of while touring or studying here. The languages here include Afrikaans and English, as well nine other official languages. The campus life of the vast South African University, University of Johannesburg or any other university will be mind blowing. You will love the tropical climate and interacting with other students from South African and from around the world
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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.... [-]