MTech: Tourism And Hospitality Management (Research-Based)

MTech: Tourism And Hospitality Management (Research-Based)

Course Information and Fees

The course provides a broad-based education recognizing the strong inter-relationships between tourism and hospitality.Students may choose one of two options to complete the MTech Tourism and Hospitality Management.

Research-based Degree
Students conduct supervised research in a specialised area of tourism and hospitality management and complete a dissertation.


Career Opportunities

Tourism supports employment on a large scale in many parts of the world. As the tourism industry grows, there is an increasing demand from employers for quality graduates with an in-depth understanding of tourism and hospitality, with proven research skills.The South African tourism industry is committed to service excellence and professionalism. Effective and professional management in this vibrant industry is the key to achieving sustainable tourism and hospitality development, providing an enabling environment for entrepreneurs.


Admission requirements


For all Certificate, Diploma and National Diploma applications, consult the General admission requirements.

General admission requirements

Some courses require students to submit additional information as part of their application.

Additional admission requirements


For all Honours, Masters and Doctorate applications, consult the Postgraduate admission requirements.

Postgraduate admission requirements

Syllabus and fees
Compulsory subject(s):
Students please note:1) Thesis students registering for the 1st time or those whose proposal has not been approved must ensure to make an appointment with the relevent HOD to discuss the development of their dissertation and topic and the completion of the necessary HDC forms.
2) The Thesis proposal must be approved within 6 months of registration.
3) Students, who do not complete within the registered academic year, will be required to re-register the subsequent year and pay the required registration subject fees.
4) Student have a maximum of 5 years to complete this qualification.
5) Please ensure to visit the research website on and familiarize yourself with important information in the “Guide to Postgraduate Studies”.


Offering Type and Duration
Full-Time / A minimum of one year (Research-based only)


Offering Type and Duration
Part-Time / A minimum of two years (Research-based and course-driven)


Course is offered on District Six Campus.


For any queries get in touch with:


Contact: Bukelwa Mbinda
Telephone: +27 21 680 4285
Contact: Dept. Secretaries, Siyasanga Nqwazi
Telephone: +27 21 680 3022


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