On a world-wide basis, the World Tourism Organisation forecasts an increase of international tourism arrivals of 1.6 billion by 2020. The programme creates a learning environment for students to develop sharp insights into management and tourism and how they are brought together successfully in tourism industries.
Graduates of this programme have found employment in a wide range of positions within and outside the industry, nationally and internationally. Career paths include management positions in the travel sector, tour operators, international, national and regional tourism organisations, tourist attractions, hospitality businesses, community development, cultural organisations, cooperative marketing groups, support agencies and local authorities. There are also opportunities for graduates in research, teaching and consultancy.