New taught Masters programme at the University of Otago
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Beginning in February 2012, the Department of Tourism at the University of Otago in New Zealand will be offering an interdisciplinary Masters programme focused on Tourism that mixes taught courses (over two semesters) with supervised individual research (over one semester). This programme (MTour) looks at the phenomenon of tourism from social, commercial, and environmental perspectives both within New Zealand and across the globe. The programme consists of several core papers and includes the option for students to take elective papers from a broad range of disciplines; reflecting the multi-disciplinary nature of tourism. The programme is designed to act as a means of enhancing the knowledge and skills of students seeking or wishing to enhance a career in the tourism industry or related areas and as a foundation for students seeking entry to a PhD programme. The MTour can be completed in a 12 month period by full time students.
In addition to offering students the opportunity to complete a Masters in one of the leading tourism departments' in the world this programme gives students the opportunity to experience the varied delights of New Zealand. Those wishing to know more about this programme can visit the MTour webpage
(http://www.business.otago.ac.nz/tourism/teaching/postgraduate_teaching/MTour%20Info/mtour.html) or email Associate Professor Neil Carr (neil.carr@...).
Applicants must be a graduate, normally with qualifications requiring a total of at least three years of tertiary study with an average grade of B+ (2:1) or higher
It would be greatly appreciated if you could inform anyone you know who may be considering pursuing a Masters in Tourism of this option.