Tourism Management - Conversion Course - Grangegorman
What is... Tourism Management (Sept)?
The programme is a conversion course aimed at both professionals currently employed within the tourism industry and those from complementary backgrounds who wish to enter the tourism field. In this context it may be of particular interest to people coming from a heritage, languages, geography, marketing or business background.
This course aims to equip participants with the necessary expertise to manage, co-ordinate and develop tourism businesses and projects in Ireland and abroad. It is aimed at both professionals currently employed within the tourism industry and those from related fields. This dynamic programme encourages interaction between academics and industry practitioners from the national and international tourism sector.
The course involves six taught modules plus a dissertation in the area of Tourism Management.
Tourism Management Modules:
• International Tourism Trends, Markets & Products
• Tourism Destination Planning & Management
• Dissertation (including Research Methods)
• Managerial Finance & Entrepreneurialism
• The Effective Manager
• Emerging Industry Issues
• Strategic Marketing & Digital Commerce
Minimum Entry Requirements?
Applicants should possess a bachelor degree at honours level (2.2 grade or higher) or equivalent. In addition, applicants may be required to complete an admission interview.
If English is not your first language you will need to provide evidence of your English language proficiency as detailed on our website. Applicants for this course should have a minimum IELTS (Academic Version) English Proficiency of 6.5 overall (or equivalent) with nothing less than 6 in each component.
Note: Due to the considerable competition for our postgraduate courses satisfying the minimum entry requirement is not a guarantee of a place. Depending on the course of study applications will be assessed based on candidates? academic grades and may also take into account applicants? work/life experience. TU Dublin recognises both REL and RPL. Applicants may also be required to attend for interview for specific courses.
Applications for this course are now open.
Please note due to the great demand for our courses early applications are assessed when received and dealt with promptly. Therefore it is advisable to make early applications for an early response. If you do not yet have your final degree results this will not hinder your application as we are happy to issue conditional offer letters in such circumstances.
TU328 & TU329: 1 year
Mode of Study: Full Time
Method of Delivery: Classroom
The full time course involves three days of lectures (14 hours) per week. Please note all lectures are delivered during the day (9 - 8pm). Some content may also be delivered as a teaching block and / or in a blended learning format. Modules will be available as CPD modules. In addition to lectures students will undertake significant self-directed learning and research. The course also includes a Masters Induction week to introduce you to TU Dublin and to prepare you for learning at Masters level.
TU371 & TU372: 2 years part-time
Mode of Study: Part Time
Method of Delivery: Classroom
Completion in two years by taking three modules per academic year for two years plus the dissertation in the second year.
Commencement Date: January 2020.
Post Course Info
What are my career opportunities?
Graduates of this course have found employment in a wide range of positions within and outside the industry, nationally and internationally. Career paths include management positions in the travel sector, tour operators, international, national and regional tourism organisations, tourist attractions, hospitality businesses, community development, cultural organisations, cooperative marketing groups, support agencies and local authorities. There are also opportunities for graduates in research, teaching and consultancy.