Tourism Management & Destination Leadership - Conversion Programme

TUS - Athlone Campus


Course Name Tourism Management & Destination Leadership - Conversion Programme
Course Provider TUS - Athlone Campus
Alternative Provider(s) TUS - Technological University of the Shannon
Course Code 112642 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major Technological University of the Shannon Level 9 NFQ
Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major Technological University of the Shannon Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Online or Distance
Location (Districts) Athlone
Qualification Letters MA/PGDip
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Course Commencement Date: January 2022
Application Date Registration Closing Date: November 30th 2021

Expand+2 years


This is a part-time, online course. The below timetable will run for Term 1. The course is delivered fully online and runs with the following model in Term 1 (Jan-April), Term 2 (Sept - Dec).

Module 1: Tourism Environment, ...

Course Fee

Expand+The PgDip programme fee is €495 for eligible participants in employment (90% subsidised from €4,950 through Springboard HEA

Those in receipt of DEASP payments, including PUP are eligible to undertake this course free of charge

Returners are...

Entry Requirements

Expand+Minimum Entry Requirements:
This is a conversion programme aimed at a wide range of disciplines which cover tourism modules at undergraduate level;

Graduates are likely to come from the following programmes:
Tourism as a broad discipline welcome...

Comment Course Award:
Master of Arts/Post Graduate Diploma

Course NFQ Level:
Level 9

Students who complete 60 credits will achieve a Postgraduate Diploma in Tourism Management and Destination Leadership.

Students who complete the additional 30 credit dissertation module will achieve an MA in Tourism Management and Destination Leadership. This is an optional add-on.
Course Content

Expand+Why take this course?
The MA/PgDip in Tourism Management and Destination Leadership is a one/two-year part-time programme of study designed to align education, research, and engagement agendas with key global development issues in tourism. Students ...

Subjects Taught

Expand+This programme of study is situated within the Faculty of Business and Hospitality, in the Department of Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure and thus places a strong focus on the development of graduate competences relevant to the tourism industry throu...

Assessment Method You will take a range of assessments on this programme, including presentations, written reports and essays, group work, a dissertation and an internship. The Institute offers excellent supports to all learners.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+What opportunities might it lead to?
The programme aims to prepare graduates from a variety of academic backgrounds for rewarding careers (both nationally and internationally) in tourism and related sectors. Career opportunities such as in Destinati...

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