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Tourism Management (MA, Blended)

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Program Information

School:Royal Roads University - Graduate Degrees
Faculty:Faculty of Social and Applied Sciences
Degree:Master; Online
Field of Study:Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Description:This leading-edge graduate program is the first of its kind in Canada’s tourism and hospitality education system. It responds to the worldwide demand for tourism and hospitality leaders to build and sustain a competitive advantage in the global tourism market. Timely and relevant program content has been designed in collaboration with industry experts, students, faculty and education partners. Students gain skills in tourism destination development, leadership, sustainability and hospitality management.

The MA in Tourism Management enables students to compare and contrast approaches to sustainable tourism development using case studies and examples from around the world. It also equips students with the skills to address workplace challenges encountered by professionals across the tourism and hospitality industries. This program is delivered in two formats: an 18-month on-campus program, or a two-year blended model, incorporating online learning with three on-campus residencies.
URL:Tourism Management (MA, Blended) at Royal Roads University - Graduate Degrees
Areas of Research:Tourism Leadership, Destination Development, Sustainable Tourism and International Hotel & Resort Management.
Course Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $24,850

Tuition costs are for the entire program.

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Work Experience
  • Portfolio
Applicants are required to have: completion of a four-year (or comparable) undergraduate degree in a related field, with a minimum GPA of 'B' (3.00/4.33), from a recognized post-secondary institution; and relevant work experience within the tourism or hospitality industry (at least two years for the on-campus program and five years for the blended program).

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on January 26, 2018