Key Information

Course Title MSc Tourism and Event Management
Awarding Body Canterbury Christ Church University
Evaluated and Accredited by Cyprus Agency of Quality Assurance and Accreditation in Higher Education (CYQAA)*
Level Master’s
Study Mode Full-time
Credits (ECTS) 90
Duration 12 months
Entry Requirements See Entry Requirements Below
Campus Alexander College, Larnaca
Language of Instruction English
Tuition Fees €8950
State Grant Up to €3417
Next Start Date September 2020

*Αξιολόγηση / Πιστοποίηση: Φορέα Διασφάλισης και Πιστοποίησης της Ποιότητας της Ανώτερης Εκπαίδευσης (ΔΙ.Π.Α.Ε)

Key Information

Course Title MSc Tourism and Event Management
Awarding Body Canterbury Christ Church University
Evaluated and Accredited by Cyprus Agency of Quality Assurance and Accreditation in Higher Education (CYQAA)*
Level Master’s
Study Mode Full-time
Credits (ECTS) 90
Duration 12 months
Entry Requirements See Entry Requirements Below
Campus Alexander College, Larnaca
Language of Instruction English
Tuition Fees €8950
State Grant Up to €3417
Next Start Date September 2020

*Αξιολόγηση / Πιστοποίηση: Φορέα Διασφάλισης και Πιστοποίησης της Ποιότητας της Ανώτερης Εκπαίδευσης (ΔΙ.Π.Α.Ε)

Course Insight

All over the globe, one out of ten job positions is linked to the rapidly growing tourism and event industry. The MSc Tourism and Event Management programme aims to provide you with the opportunity to gain strong theoretical knowledge through a rounded study of the principles of management. In addition to this, it will also provide graduates with a vital practical understanding of the key subject areas identified. The course is designed to have immediate relevance and application in the current market, whilst also providing potential for future progression in both study and career.

The programme is designed for those who have an interest in the tourism sector generally and who would like to focus on the growing field of event management.

Teaching and Learning

The programme is delivered through a mixture cutting-edge teaching and learning methods such as interactive lectures, workshops, seminars, practical classes, problem-based learning work and tutorials with supervisors.

You will work on industry related scenarios and realistic simulations to understand the practice of tourism and events in the context of management, and develop the problem-solving and decision-making skills you will need to succeed in this industry.

Assessment

A variety of methods is used for assessment purposes, including written assignments, directed tasks, simulations, short oral presentations and a dissertation. Final percentage grades will be awarded at the end of each module based on pre-determined criteria and outcomes.

Content and Duration

This is a full-time one year programme. The full-time mode of study is three evening sessions per week, however, the course is also available on a part-time basis, two evenings a week over a period of 24 months. You will need approximately six to nine contact hours a week, but as independent study is fundamental, the total study time will be around 36 hours a week. The full MSc course consists of 7 modules in total, including a dissertation of up to 15,000 words.

Entry Requirements

Candidates must normally provide evidence of a good honours degree from any discipline. Pre-existing professional experience in the industry is an advantage but is not considered a prerequisite. If you are a graduate from a non-English speaking institution, you will be required to provide evidence of your English Language knowledge.

Graduation Requirements

For the MSc degree in Tourism and Event Management, you will be required to complete all modules in the first and second semester in order to earn a total of 180 UK credits (90 ECTS).

Where Next?

This MSc is designed to enhance and/or further your career prospects in the tourism and events management industry. It has been developed in such a manner that our graduates are in demand and industry ready. Upon completion, our graduates can find employment in a range of organisations specialising in events management, research and destination marketing.