The MTech: Tourism and Hospitality Management (a research degree) is for graduates seeking to extend and deepen their knowledge by undertaking research investigation under professional supervision by academic staff of the Department of Tourism. This degree provides an opportunity to specialize, to gain research skills and to contribute to the development of new knowledge in the tourism sector.

The degree prepares graduates for research careers / jobs in the sector primarily in the areas of market research, development research and tourism activity research. The objectives of the degree are:

• To train candidates in research methodology and techniques;
• To develop a new academic, professional or vocational area within tourism;
• To extend in depth the skills and knowledge in a particular field within the tourism sector; and
• To advance specialization.