This Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK degree program is offered at our partner campus, City Unity College in Greece. The course is designed to enable students to develop concepts and theories relating to tourism and hospitality management, stimulate critical thinking and use multidisciplinary perspectives to transform management problems into opportunities by the provision of an industry-relevant, research-led and student-driven program designed to develop the next generation of self-reflexive managers.
The core modules will provide you with strategic business skills and an essential knowledge of the tourism and hospitality sector. Teaching input is drawn from subject specialists, industry contacts and field visits. Research and transferable skills is a strong feature of the program and you will be encouraged to develop these skills throughout the program. The new Integrated Project module embraces our industry links by facilitating group work on real industry projects. The program also provides you with the opportunity to further develop managerial and entrepreneurial skills. A Study Skills package is incorporated to support student learning and individual career development needs.
Progression to the MSc is based on successful completion of 120-credits of taught M-level modules. To gain the award of MSc a 60-credit Independent Research Project must be completed. For your Independent Research Project, you may choose to do ONE of the following: Dissertation OR Enterprise Project OR Consultancy Project. All taught modules are undertaken throughout the academic year comprising three terms starting mid-October and finishing in March (first two terms). After completion of 120-credits of taught M-level modules, you will progress to a 60-credit Independent Research Project and this should be submitted in the first week of September (third term from April to September).
If you decide to join the program in January, then the taught courses will be offered from January to March followed by an optional Industry Placement of 5 months because the remaining taught modules will be offered from October to December, followed by the six months to complete the dissertation.
Graduate Programmes are open to all applicants who:
In order to apply please fill in the Alpine Center Application Form and return them with the following documents:
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