M.Sc. Tourism ManagementEastern Mediterranean University
Having been providing higher education in TRNC since 1979 with all programs accredited by the Turkish Higher Education Council (YK).
|Delivery Mode||On Campus|
|Study Option||Full Time|
|Tuition Fee||$ 4190.63|
|Start Date||September 2014|
This program has been designed in consultation with business and industry leaders and reflects the most recent international and local developments in industrial practice and technology. It is geared to prepare students to meet and deal with the challenges in a global perspective. The general mission of the master program in tourism management is to develop advanced professionalism in the field of hospitality and tourism by offering high quality education. This program aims to prepare graduates equipped with managerial knowledge and skills necessary in hospitality and tourism field. The program comprises managerial courses including marketing, accounting, and finance with a particular focus on services and hospitality industries. It also considers macro level issues such as planning and development and other contemporary issues in tourism field. Having completed the program successfully, graduates will have an understanding of both international and local tourism markets, knowledge of the interdisciplinary aspects of tourism management, the confidence and expertise to plan, organize and make managerial and strategic decisions. In addition to the above mentioned issues, the program including a thesis study equips the students with an academic researching and writing skill.
Applicants are expected to satisfy general admission requirements of the Institute. Applicants to the MS program should have undergraduate degree with a CGPA greater than 2.5 / 4.
Applicants are expected to satisfy general admission requirements of the Institute. In general, students who wish to pursue a given graduate program in the Faculty of Business and Economics, but have completed a BA/BS in another field may be admitted to the program, subject to successfully completing selected prerequisite courses from the related department.
Documents needed for application to Graduate Programs
An official transcript of all university-level courses taken. A comparative mark/grade table if CGPA on the transcript is not out of 4.00.
Attested photocopies of diplomas received from a university or equivalent institutions (i.e. 4 years study bachelor degree). English translations of these documents are necessary if they are in any language other than English.
Documentation of scores received for English and academic proficiency exams/tests. This is not valid for the programs in which the medium of instruction is Turkish. Native speakers should indicate the place of birth and citizenship. All others should provide documents of any one of the below given English Proficiency Tests.
Three letters of reference (not required for EMU graduates).
Give details of any grant/scholarships that you have already been awarded (valid for your studentship at EMU) (add documents).
Give details of any application(s) for a grant/scholarship that you have made (add documents).
Statement of Purpose / Intention (Please submit on a separate sheet: Your purpose in applying to the program chosen, explaining your motivation as well as the areas of specialization which would be of interest to you within the discipline).
A photocopy of your passport or I.D. card.
Two passport-sized (approx. 6 cm x 5 cm) photographs.
Program specific documents: Architecture (Ph.D. & Master): Portfolio.
Candidates are required to submit a document of financial guarantee showing that sufficient funds are available for tuition and living expenses.
General Admission Requirements
Applicants for master‘s programs with thesis must possess a bachelor’s degree with CPGA > 2.50/4.00. For some programs such as professional degree programs, CGPA‘s of 2.00-2.49 may be acceptable subject to Faculty Board decision. Applicants for doctoral programs must possess a master‘s degree. The Turkish citizens should have an ALES score of a minimum of 55 received within last three years. GRE (mathematical) = 610 or GMAT= 450 are equivalent to ALES=55. In some programs additional requirements may be expected. For any further details related departments should be consulted. However students applying for Non-thesis Master‘s programs are exempted from ALES.
An applicant who does not possess the ‘ALES’ certificate may register as a special student. No diplomas are issued for special students. However such students receive a document issued by the Registrar‘s Office specifying courses taken and grades obtained. At most half of the credits necessary to complete the program can be transferred from the program registered as a special student to the current program of study when the student applies as a regular student.
English Language Requirement
For the programs whose medium of instruction is English all written work is assessed at standard international levels of academic English. Hence, all applicants for whom English is a second language is required to present a recent TOEFL or IELTS score or to pass a proficiency examination organized by EMU. English Language Tests and their minimum scores accepted by EMU (valid for both masters and doctoral programs) are listed below. The tests should be taken within last two years except for ÜDS which is valid for lifetime and KPDS valid for 5 years.
Faculty Research Interests
Marketing Field Marketing paradigm, Post-modern marketing, Consumer behavior, Culture, Internationalization-born global firms, Service quality, Customer (dis)satisfaction, Service failure and recovery, Work-family conflict, Burnout Strategic Management and Development Field SWOT analysis, Measurement & competitiveness, Carrying capacity Analysis, Strategy implementation, Hotel competitiveness, Destination competitiveness, Change management, Environmental scanning Tourism Planning and Development Field Tourism policy and planning, Environment, Mediterranean tourism and EU enlargement, Public sector and tourism, Local government and tourism, Institutional evaluation, Environmental impact assessment, Urbanization and tourism Accounting and Financial Management Performance measurement in services and owner managed businesses, Yield management in hotels reporting and budgeting in hotels Human Resources Management Field Leadership management in small and medium sized organizations, Quality management, organizational behaviour Sociology of Tourism Field Social impacts of tourism, Gender, Class, Race issues at work, Sports tourism