Tourism and Hospitality (Dissertation only) MSc (CID1123)




University of Sunderland

Tourism and Hospitality (Dissertation only) MSc

Course overview 

Do you want to top up a postgraduate diploma to a full Masters qualification?

This Tourism and Hospitality (Dissertation Stage Only) course consists of a single module, which is a research project. The course is only open to those who have already gained a Diploma in Strategic Hospitality Management or a Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management, and who have at least one year of work experience.

The three-month course starts in January, April, August and October.

Our supportive tutors will help you choose a suitable topic, which will reflect your personal interests and chosen career path, and then supervise your progression to final completion. The course develops a mix of research skills, advanced theory and independent working. The academic team at Sunderland is well placed to supervise your project. Our active research interests include cultural geographies of tourism, tourism political economies, heritage management and events.

The tourism department at Sunderland has a strong reputation. According to The Guardian University Guide 2013, we are ranked seventh in the country for tourism, transport and travel.

Teaching and Assessment

 You will complete a major project (dissertation) on a topic that you negotiate with your tutor. There is a high level of personal research and independent working, under supervision from your tutor. Assessment is based solely on the project (dissertation).

Information about course regulations and documentation can be found on the University of Sunderland Academic Services website.


Fees and funding

The annual tuition fee for this course is £2,750 for students from the UK / EU. If you are a University of Sunderland graduate, you will receive a £250 alumni discount on your tuition fee.

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