Master of Tourism Administration

Dec. 17, 2016, 2:29 p.m.

M.T.A is a postgraduate Travel and Tourism course. The programme provides the sound knowledge and expertise skills require to the hospitality industry. The subject studied during the course, making the students aware with the tourism industry includes history and culture, tourism principles and practices tourism industry, business environment and legal system, managerial behaviour and process., geography of tourism, cargo management, accounting for tourism, sustainable tourism, tourism and information technology, methodology of research, tourism finance, Indian heritage, international tourism and ticketing. The duration of the course is two years.

How is Master of Tourism Administration Course Beneficial?

  • This course gives the opportunities in the Travel and Tourism Sector and also the social responsibility of supplying the skilled and qualified human resource for the development of Tourism in mind. 
  • Degree serves as a basis for further higher studies in this field such as Ph.D. and M.Phil. 
  • The postgraduate course provides the opportunity to develop and experiment with ideas and techniques and to extend personal expertise into related areas. 
  • It also helps students to give them the edge, particularly when combined with relevant work experience, and enables them to further develop their portfolio.

Eligibility

  • Graduate in any stream with 50% of marks. Relaxation of 5% in minimum marks required for admission to P.G courses to SC/ST/Cat I students is permitted.
  • Some reputed colleges and institutes conduct entrance examination for admission.

Syllabus

Sr. No.

Subjects of Study

1

Tourism Administration Management Concepts and Application

2

Tourism Administration Introduction to Tourism Management

3

Tourism Administration Tourism Policy & Planning Framework

4

Tourism Administration Tourism Resources of  India

5

Tourism Administration Travel Agency & Tour Operations

6

Tourism Administration Introduction to MICE Management

7

Tourism Administration Hospitality Management

8

Tourism Administration Communication Skills I

9

Tourism Administration Behavioral Science I

10

Tourism Administration Foreign Language I

  • French
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Japanese
  • Chinese

11

Financial Management

12

Global Trends in Tourism

13

Research Methodology

14

Economics of Tourism

15

Airline Operation Management

16

Marketing for Managers in Tourism

17

Computer Application  in Tourism - CRS

18

Communication Skills II

19

Behavioral Science II

20

Foreign Language II

  • French
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Japanese
  • Chinese

21

Tourist Behavior & Business  Environment

22

Strategic Management

23

Customer Relationship Management

24

World Tourism Resources

25

Sustainable Tourism

26

Specialization: Choose any one group

 

Group I Marketing

1

Marketing of Services

2

Sales Management

 

Group II Travel Agency & Tour Operation

1

Inbound Operations

2

Outbound Operations

 

Group III MICE

1

Trade Fairs & Exhibition Management

2

Corporate Incentive Travel Management

3

Communication Skills III

4

Behavioural Science III

5

Foreign Language III

  • French
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Japanese
  • Chinese

6

Summer Internship (Evaluation)

7

Tourism Laws

8

Human Resource Management

9

Media Studies

 

Specialization: Choose any one group

 

Group I Marketing of Services

1

Destination Marketing

2

Project Work 

 

Group II Travel Agency

1

Tour Operation Business

2

Project Work

 

Group III MICE Management

1

Negotiation in MICE & Business  Growth

2

Project Work

3

Communication Skills VI

4

Behavioural Science VI

5

Foreign Language VI

  • French
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Japanese
  • Chinese

6

Industry Report Dissertation

Course Suitability

  • The course is suitable for those who desire to get into the public sector can get jobs with the Directorates and Departments of Tourism. 
  • Those who are interested in working in the private sector, jobs are available with airlines, cargo companies and hotels also are good suit for it. 
  • Students should have marketing and commercial awareness; resourcefulness and entrepreneurial skills. 
  • They should also have the ability to study independently, set goals, manage your own workload and meet deadlines.

Employment Areas

  •    Travel Agencies
  •    Airlines
  •    Ministry of Tourism
  •    Hotels
  •    Airlines
  •    Tourism Operating Companies
  •    Event & Entertainment Organizations
  •    Cruise Liners
  •    Railways

Job Types

  • Hotel Service Supervisor
  • Events Manager
  • Research Officer
  • Public Relations Officer
  • Government Administrator
  • Hotel Manager
  • Tourism Manager
  • Marketing Manager
  • Transport Administrator
  • Policy Maker/Planner
  • Tour Guide
  •  Recreation Officer
  • Sports Administrator
  • Travel Consultant

 



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