MTech: Tourism Management (course based)

MTech: Tourism Management (course 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.

Course-driven Degree
This programme is designed to ensure that middle and senior level management in the tourism, hospitality, food service and food and beverage sector have the requisite competencies and associated proficiency to succeed at strategic level.


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

Fifth Year

Semester 1 Only
Compulsory subject(s):
Semester 2 Only
Compulsory subject(s):
Select three of the following electives:
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
Part-Time / Block Release classes


Course is offered on District Six Campus.


For any queries get in touch with:
Contact: Mr. Siseko Lionel Mtetwa (Faculty Assistant postgraduate Studies)
Telephone: +27 21 460 3247
Contact: Prof Maurice Oscar Dassah
Telephone: +27 21 460 3304

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