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Master of Arts in Tourism Management 2011 Teleconferences


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Master of Arts in Tourism Management 2011 Teleconferences

  1. 1. Master of Arts in Tourism ManagementSchool of Tourism and Hospitality Management
  2. 2. Royal Roads University Public institution Over 30 different programs Over 4,000 students Over 16,000 alumni globally
  3. 3. Why Students ChooseRoyal Roads University? Keep working, keep learning, balance your life Convenient program delivery Flexible admissions Faculty with global experience Commitment to teaching
  4. 4. Our Programs BA International Hotel Management BA International Hotel Management Master of Arts in Tourism Management  Graduate Certificates in: Graduate Certificates in:  Tourism Leadership  Destination Development Destination Development  Sustainable Tourism  Hospitality Management
  5. 5. Why study tourism and hospitality at a  y y p ygraduate level?   Growing complexity Growing complexityP f i Professional progression l i Personal fulfillment 
  6. 6. Master of Arts Tourism Leadership Tourism Leadership  in Tourism Management Applied Research Applied Research Graduate Certificate Destination Development Destination Development Modules:•2 required (blue) Sustainable Tourism•2 of 3 electives 2 f l ti Hospitality Management(red)
  7. 7. Graduate Certificate in Tourism Leadership (Required) (R i d) Tourism Leadership  Global Tourism  Tourism Delivery Systems 
  8. 8. Applied Research Module (Required) (R i d) Consumers and Producers of Research  Graduate Research Paper Taken only after completing two graduate certificates 
  9. 9. Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Tourism (Elective) (El i ) Sustainable Tourism Management  Stewardship in a Global Economy  Managing Protected Areas and Assets
  10. 10. Graduate Certificate in Destination Development (Elective) Transforming Destinations Product and Market Innovations Strategic Tourism Marketing 
  11. 11. Graduate Certificate in Hospitality Management (Elective) (El i ) Trends and Issues in Hospitality Management Finance for Hotel Management Corporate Strategy
  12. 12. MA or MBA: Which is right for me? Duration Duration  Focus Flexibility Cost
  13. 13. Upcoming Dates for Graduate Certificates  Upcoming Dates for Graduate CertificatesProgram DatesGC Destination Dev Sept 12, 2011 - Feb 24, 2012App Deadline Aug 12, 2011 Res: Sept 22-29, 2011GC Sustainable Tourism Nov 14, 2011 - June 8, 2012App deadline: Oct 14, 2011 Res: Nov 28-Dec 3, 2011GC H Hospitality M i li Management Jan 23 – J l 29, 2012 J July 29App deadline: Dec 15, 2011 Res: Feb 7-12, 2012GC Tourism Leadership Feb 20– Jul 18, 2012App deadline: Jan 20, 2012 Res: Mar 2-9, 2012
  14. 14. Admission CriteriaConsiderations: Academic history • Program prerequisites Professional experience • E li h English requirements i Personal accomplishmentsAssessment 1. Standard assessment 2. Flexible assessmentIdeal Candidates: Demonstrate high level of program‐specific knowledge and skills   Possess strong interpersonal, research, and communication skills
  15. 15. Application Requirements pp cat o equ e e ts Online application form Official transcripts Resume Two letters of reference Personal statement* Please allow yourself three y weeks to applywww.royalroads.ca1-877-778-6227
  16. 16. Geoffrey Bird Graduate Program Lead,School of Tourism & Hospitality Management