Master of Science (Tourism Planning)

by | Feb 25, 2019


Jointly Conducted by The Department of Urban and Regional Planning and The Faculty of Management and Human Resource Development, The Course Adopts A Flexible Teaching Approach to Suit the Needs of Both Fresh Graduates as Well as Practitioners. The Teaching Approach Has Also Evolved from Its Urban Planning Tradition Since the Inception of The Course In 1998 To A Multi-Disciplinary and Collaborative Approach Based on The Principles of Sustainability. A Distinct Feature of The Course Is ‘Hands On’ Learning Through ‘Live’ Projects for Clients Such As UNESCO, The Ministry of Tourism, State Agencies and Local Authorities. The Course Also Covers the Whole Spectrum of Tourism Planning Such as Ecotourism, Urban Tourism, Rural Tourism, Heritage Tourism, Island Tourism, And Sustainable Tourism, Etc

Programme Objectives
The Objectives of The Programme Are to Impart Knowledge on The Latest Development in Tourism Planning Theory, Principles and Techniques; To Provide Opportunities for Education and Research at The Postgraduate Level Which Seek to Achieve A Balance Between Academic Excellence and The Needs of The Industry; And to Supply the Job Market with Professionals in The Field of Tourism Planning.

List Courses by Semester

Year 1

Semester 1

  • Tourism Planning
  • Tourism Management
  • Tourism Analysis/Tourism and Community
  • Studio I

Semester 2

  • Tourism Marketing/Tourism Economics and the Environment
  • Sustainable Planning & Development /Rural Community and Culture 
  • Studio II
  • Sustainable Planning & Development /Rural Community and Culture 
  • Research Methodology

Semester 3

  • Research Project
  • University Course
  • Tourism Product Planning/Planning for the Social Issues

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