MSC TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY
University of Guelph
This MSc in Tourism and Hospitality examines the leading principles and theories that will shape tomorrow’s hospitality, food, tourism, and sport industries
This program examines economic, cultural, social and environmental sustainability in tourism, hospitality, and sport operations. You will develop a critical understanding of how research and knowledge are used to better understand the phenomena of hospitality, food business, tourism and sport and the complexities of management in these contexts.
THE STUDY PROGRAMME
By enrolling in the program, you will graduate with practical knowledge, competencies and analytical skills that can be applied to your career to make informed, optimal recommendations for your employers, customers or researchers. This program is also ideal in preparing you for continued research at the PhD level in tourism, hospitality, food, sport management and the wider service economy. You will complete 6 courses (3 core and 3 restricted electives) plus a thesis proposal and defence within 2 years. Coursework in the MSc program covers topics dealing with the theories, methods, contemporary issues, and research applications in tourism, food, hospitality and sport management.
Are you interested in:
Sustainable tourism, hospitality, and sport management
Consumer behaviour in service industry and sport
Hospitality, tourism, and food management and marketing
Service and tourism industry data analytics
Community development and resource management
Sport management, marketing, finance, and analytics
Market research consultant
Tourism industry analyst
Public sector planner
Continuing on to PhD studies
University of Guelph
At Guelph, we turn knowledge into action.
We are committed to developing leaders with a social conscience, an environmental sensibility and a commitment to their communities.
The University of Guelph is like no other university in Canada. Research-intensive and learner-centered, our campuses span urban hubs and rural communities. We are known for excellence in the arts and sciences and our commitment to developing exceptional thinkers and engaged citizens. Our living and learning environments encourage exploration and the interdisciplinary sharing of new ideas, critical for meeting challenges posed by our more complex and interconnected world. By focusing on the "whole student," we give University of Guelph graduates the tools and skills to make a difference in our ever-changing world.
Research methods and applications
Foundations of: Tourism, Hospitality, Food and Sports
Contemporary Issues in Tourism
Tourism and Sustainable Development