Course Objective

The master of Tourism Studies (MTS) is two years full time course designed to produce professonal manpower 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)

The course composition includes:-

  • 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
  •   Financial Management in Tourism* Management Information System
  •  Managerial Economics
  •  Research Methodology & Statistical Methods
  •  Strategic Management
 Core Course
  •  Anthropology and Sociology of Tourism
  •  Case studies of selected tourism countries
  •  Entrepreneurship and Tourism
  •  Ethical & Regulatory Aspects in Tourism
  • OB and HRM in Tourism
  • Sustainable Tourism Development
  • Tourism Business Communication
  •  Tourism Marketing
  •  Tourism Policies and Planning
  • Tourism Project Planning & Management
  •  Tourism Resources of Nepal
  •  Tourism; its Trends and Issues
 Specialization Areas
  • Airlines Management
  •  Ecotourism
  • Hospitality Management
  •  MICE Tourism
  •  Tourism Marketing
  • Travel Agency Management
  • Dissertation (Elective)
 Teaching Methodology 

Classroom lectures and tutorials using audiovisual aids such as power point presentation, videos, overhead projectors etc. case studies with assignments, industrial orientation, field trips, excursion to establishments / locations as per the curricular requirement and talk programs, workshops and seminars arranged conducted at regular intervals.

 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.