Master of International Tourism and Hospitality Management

James Cook University Brisbane Campus

Course description

A Master's degree in International Tourism and Hospitality Management is your passport to a world of career opportunities. Our staff is experts in their field and will help you develop the necessary professional and managerial skills to be an effective leader. James Cook University's professional programs are internationally recognised and teaching staff are often research leaders in their fields. Career opportunities The Master of International Tourism and Hospitality Management aims to develop student knowledge in the areas of business, hospitality management and tourism management, with a view to ethical professional empowerment. Course learning outcomes JCU graduates are committed to lifelong learning, intellectual development, and to the display of exemplary personal, professional and ethical standards. They have a sense of their place in the tropics and are charged with professional, community, and environmental responsibility. JCU graduates appreciate the need to embrace and be acquainted with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples of Australia. They are committed to reconciliation, diversity and sustainability. They exhibit a willingness to lead and to contribute to the intellectual, environmental, cultural, economic and social challenges of regional, national, and international communities of the tropics. On successful completion of the Master of International Tourism and Hospitality Management, JCU graduates will be able to: Critically analyse complex tourism and hospitality-related knowledge and practice from both historical and recent perspectives Evaluate contexts within which differing sustainable tourism and hospitality performance methods should be integrated and applied Evaluate sustainable economic, social and environmental practices and value systems from different disciplinary perspectives Research and apply established concepts to solve tourism and hospitality and professional practice problems Critically analyse complex contemporary tourism and hospitality issues using appropriate models and make reasoned recommendations based on multidisciplinary synthesis of theory and evidence Apply creative thinking effectively to tourism and hospitality theory and practice Present complex tourism and hospitality analyses and information appropriately to differing audiences using: Effective oral presentation skills Clear and fluent written communication Work effectively in achieving common goals, demonstrating both: Collaboration Leadership Adapt tourism and hospitality constructs and skills to novel theoretical or practical situations Exercise independent judgment and initiative in solving differing tourism and hospitality problems Demonstrate a capacity for personal reflection and self-development in relation to professional tourism and hospitality learning and practice.

  • Start date 23-JUL-2018
  • Duration 2 years
  • International Cost AUD $24000 per year
  • Qualification Master degree
  • Study mode Full time