Master of Tourism Studies (MTS) in Nepal

master in tourism nepal


Kathmandu Academy ofTourism & Hospitality (KATH) is affiliated to Purbanchal University, Biratnagar, Nepal.

Course Objective

  • The Master ofTourism Studies (MTS) is two years full time course designed to produce professional human capital for the dynamically growing travel and tourism sector of Nepal.
  • • The MTS program equips student with critical abilities and analytical skills to efficiently manage private and public sectors of tourism.

 MTS Program Structure and Composition

The MTS program requires the students to study a total of twenty one course with a total weight age of 66 credits carrying 2200 marks to be completed in four semesters (each semester comprising of six months).

MTS course composition:

•Compulsory courses 15 credits (500 marks)

•Core courses 39 credits (1300 marks)

•Specialization area :- 06 credits (200 marks)

•Elective course (Dissertation :- 06 credits (200 marks)

 Compulsory Courses






Core Course

• Anthropology and Sociology of Tourism

• Case studies of selected tourism countries

• Entrepreneurship andTourism

• Ethical & Regulatory Aspects in Tourism

• OB and HRM inTourism

• SustainableTourism Development

• Tourism Business Communication

• Tourism Marketing

• Tourism Policies and Planning

• Tourism Project Planning & Management

• Tourism Resources of Nepal

• Tourism; itsTrends and Issues

 Specialization Areas

•Airlines Management


•Hospitality Management


•Tourism Marketing

•Travel Agency Management

•Dissertation (Elective)

 Teaching Methodology

• Classroom lectures

• Audiovisual aids

• Power point presentation,

• Case studies with assignments,

• Industrial orientation,

• Field trips,

• Excursion

• Talk programs,

• Workshops

• Seminars

Eligibility for Admission

• Three years Bachelors degree in travel and tourism or hotel management or

• Three years travel and tourism or hotel management diploma graduates from Board or University recognized by Purbanchal University or

• Graduate in any stream(Preferably with professional experience in travel and tourism related field) is the basic entry criteria for program.Applicants are required to appear for the

• Entrance examination as per the criteria prescribed by the university and • Interview conducted by the academy to judge their abilities and aptitude.

 Contact reference C/OVinaya Shakya Viber/ Whatsapp: +9779849252911 Kathmandu Academy ofTourism and Hospitality P.O. Box : 3310, Rabi Bhawan, Kathmandu, Nepal 01-4031695, 01-4301204