Master of Science in International Events, Leisure and Tourism Management

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Master of Science in International Events, Leisure and Tourism Management

Overview

The MSc in International Events, Leisure and Tourism Management MSc Awarded by London Metropolitan University will provide you with strong academic and professional skills that will help you to become a leader within events, leisure, tourism or the wider creative industries sectors.

The programme combines the principles of generic and specific management knowledge. It will provide you with the opportunity to develop relevant skills that will help you become a senior figure in events, leisure, tourism or another related sector. At the same time it will help you to develop broader skills and attributes, which will enable you to succeed in the general management sector. This combination of events, leisure and tourism subjects will give you greater flexibility to decide which particular sector you’d like to go into after graduation. This 1 year programme will also improve your career prospects as many organisations in the wider creative industries sector work across these three industries.

Ranked 6th in London for Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation and Tourism*

*Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021

Recognised by the Association of British Professional Conference Organisers (ABPCO)*

*UK’s leading professional body for conference and event organisation

Programme Structure

Structured around the work commitments and priorities of working professionals, the 1-year (part time) London Metropolitan University’s MSc International Events, Leisure and Tourism Management includes 7 modules and a dissertation.

Syllabus

This module in particular examines contextual issues around globalisation, diversity and cross cultural management; and discusses how organisational human resource management practices can respond effectively. The module seeks to emphasise the powerful, strategic and pivotal role HRM can play in building and sustaining organisational capabilities and acknowledges the intersectionality of cross cultural management.

This module enables students to become aware of themselves, their values and their purpose, and identify their personal development needs and influence their management and leadership potential. It connects individual and team-based learning and development, and encourages a lifelong, life-wide attitude to personal development. It enables students to become aware of enablers and barriers to individual, team and organisational success and their relationship to leadership and management in a global context.

This module critically explores issues of marketing management in the context of Events, Leisure, Tourism and the Creative Industries. The concepts, principles and frameworks examined in the module apply nationally and internationally to a wide range of organisations and sectors, with a focus in core Events, Leisure, Tourism and the Creative Industries activities.The module provides an overview of current academic research, practical industry examples and work-based issues.Students will reflect on current practice and on the role of marketing management in the Events, Leisure, Tourism and the Creative Industries sectors.

The module critically explores current issues of project and quality management in the context of Events, Leisure, Tourism and the Creative Industries.The module covers essential concepts and offers key knowledge, skills and a structured approach to identifying, understanding and solving some of the issues of project and quality management. The concepts, principles and frameworks covered, apply both in Singapore and internationally, focusing on Events, Leisure and Tourism Industries.

The module supports students’ understanding of research-informed practice and research design and methodology. It is designed to encourage a reflective approach to research methodology, techniques and approaches suitable to postgraduate study of Events, Leisure, Tourism and the Creative Industries related fields. It equips them with the skills necessary to undertake their own independent research, including but not limited to; academic research, professional consultancy related projects, fieldwork.eveloping their abilities to conceptualise, design, and conduct empirical studies using a variety of methodologies (e.g. quantitative and qualitative).

The module presents an overview of the current key issues of Fundraising and Public Relations (PR) in the context of Events, Leisure, Tourism and the broader Creative Industries. This module aims to develop a broad, informed and critical understanding of some of the key and complex issues surrounding fundraising worldwide. It also examines key contemporary issues, theoretical and practical perspectives in PR at both national and global levels.

The module introduces students to the accounting and finance principles from Events, Leisure, Tourism and the broader Creative Industries sector. It focuses on fundamental accounting/finance concepts, principles and techniques in relation to financial statements analysis. The module explores issues of management accounting techniques and indicatively examines their use in financial management decision making. 

The dissertation enables students to undertake a substantial piece of academic-focused or industry-focused research underpinned by current academic and professional literature in Events, Leisure, and Tourism Industries fields. The outcome will be a high-level manuscript, itself the result of rigorous planning, substantial academic and professional research, high-level analysis, assimilation and interpretation of key information and statistics.

Assessment

Students will be assessed through a variety of methods, which includes individual and group tasks such as case studies, coursework, in-class tests, reports, essays, reflective blogs, presentations, portfolios, a research proposal and a dissertation.

Delivery Structure

Each module is delivered over two consecutive full weekends (Sat & Sun, 9am to 5.30pm) per month by experts and specialist, who possess extensive experience in their respective sectors and are aware of the skills which are necessary to succeed in the industry. You will learn an international perspective into current industry challenges, including understanding the impact on matters of globalisation of business, ethical and legal implications, the social and environment impact, profitability and much more.

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Career

Our International Events, Leisure and Tourism Management MSc offers opportunities to pursue career routes in events, leisure, tourism and the broader creative industries sector, both in Singapore and internationally.

Potential career routes, destinations and jobs for graduates include:

• Events management and executives
• Leisure executives and managers
• Tourism executives and managers
• Hotel managers and executives
• Conference executives and managers
• Entrepreneurships routes

Degree Awarded

Upon successful completion of the programme, you will be awarded a Master of Science in International Events, Leisure and Tourism Management by London Metropolitan University.

The Degree awarded will be the same as that awarded on-campus.

Admission Criteria

Participants are expected to contribute to the class learning experiences in a cohort and peer learning environment. You will be assessed based on experience, aptitude, potential and skills.

An honours degree with minimum lower second (2.2) in related academic of business-related subjects or two or more years of professional or industry-relevant experience (proven track record, employers’ letter, professional qualifications etc)

All applicants must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the use of the English Language. Background qualifications in English and Maths: min GCSE grade C or above or Functional Skills level 2 (passed) or IELTS 6.0 overall with 5.5 in each component or equivalent.

In addition, for all applicants 2 letters of references about their suitability to undertake academic studies at Master level will be required.

Fees

Please download the brochure or enquire with us at 9125 7394 for more information.

What Does Our Students Say About Us?

“I really appreciate the varied and impressive backgrounds of my colleagues and feel like they bring unique insights to our classroom discussions.”
Ms Christine Janumala
“The programme was a life-changing experience. I found the course intellectually simulating. The tailor-made approach of utilising real life experiences with analytical methods is one of my favourite things about London Met.”
Ms Adediran

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