Master in Travel And Tourism Management | Tribhuvan University

Master of travel and tourism management (MTTM) is a two year course. This degree is based on the semester system. Altogether, MTTH has been divided into four semesters. This course was designed with mission of making students well familiar with the knowledge of travel and vacation industry related operation, packages, managerial function and management ideas. This curriculum is designed with the purpose of giving comprehensive knowledge to all the interested students and as well as to the professional, who are already working in this field but lacks in depth  knowledge and specialized skills. Practical skill along with the theoretical knowledge is very essential in the global market. MTTM has been a very demanding degree in this modern time. This MTTM degree is provided by Tribhuvan University (T.U).

In the MTTM degree, there are exactly six specialization areas: Airlines Management, Entrepreneurship, International Tourism, Event & Conference, Hotel Operation Management, Product Development, and Public Relations & Promotion in MTTM. In the first and second semester, all the subjects are same for all. However, in the third and fourth semester, students have two choose any two elective subjects out of six electives subjects in each semester. There is internship project in third semester and final project in fourth semester, so that the graduate will be able to cope with the arising challenges of the travel industry.

Fee structure of MTTH:

The fee for studying this master level degree in National College of Travel and Tourism Management (NCTTM) will cost a student around Nrs. 3, 10,000.

List of Master in Travel And Tourism Management Colleges

Below is the list of colleges for Master in Travel And Tourism Management program under Tribhuvan University in Nepal.

Objectives of Master in Travel And Tourism Management

The main objectives of MTTM degree are listed below:

  • To provide advance theoretical knowledge, as having sound knowledge of this degree is very essential in the field of management.
  • This course aspires to impart analytical and problem solving skills so as to cope with present and emerging challenges and helps to develop ability to innovate genuine solution for it.
  • This course aspires to endow knowledge in students about conducting the empirical and applied research in the field of travel industry and also meet the challenges of this industry.
  • This course aims to develop talent in students for taking leadership role and to act in response to concerns of travel industry.

Admission Requirements in Master in Travel And Tourism Management

Eligibility for Admission:

  • The students must have to pass Bachelor in Travel and Tourism Management (BTTM)/ Bachelor of Hotel Management (BHM)/ Bachelor degree in any stream or at least any degree equivalent to them, from any colleges/ university recognized by Tribhuvan University are eligible for this MTTM degree
  • The interested candidates must have to obtain minimum of second division in Bachelor Degree.

Entrance Exam:

  • Students must have to compulsorily appear in the entrance exam conducted by Tribhuvan University.
  • The entrance exam is based on the Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) format.
  • The merit list is published after couple of weeks of the exam.
  • For detail information related to entrance, interested candidate should contact the college administration and can visit personally at the college as well.

First Semester

  • MTM 551: Principles of Tourism & Hospitality Management
  • MTM 501: Organizational Behavior
  • MTM 552: Tourism Economics
  • MTM 502: Research Methodology in Tourism Industry
  • MTM 503: Marketing Management

Second Semester

  • MTM 553: Tourism Entrepreneurship
  • MTM 504: Financial Planning & Control
  • MTM 554: Tourism Law and Environment
  • MTM 555: Travel Information Management
  • MTM 556: Strategic Tourism Management
  • MTM 559: Strategic Tourism Marketing

Third Semester

  • MTM 557: Strategic Human Resource Management
  • MTM 558: International Tourism & Contemporary Issues
  • MTM ELAR: Elective Area-I (Select Any Two)
  • MTM 651: Internship Project (Internship project within the host organization)
  • MTM 560: Tourism Planning & Policy Analysis
  • MTM 601: ELECTIVE AREA 1 - Management of Travel Agency & Tour Operations
  • MTM 602: ELECTIVE AREA 1- Sustainable Tourism
  • MTM 603: ELECTIVE AREA 1- Crisis Management in Tourism
  • MTM 604: ELECTIVE AREA 1- Airlines Operations Management

Fourth Semester

  • MTM ELAR: Elective Area-II (Select Any Two)
  • MTM 652: Final Project
  • MTM 607: ELECTIVE AREA II - Hotel Operations Management
  • MTM 608: ELECTIVE AREA II - National Parks Management
  • MTM 609: ELECTIVE AREA II Tourism Impact Management
  • MTM 610: ELECTIVE AREA II - Public Relations and Promotions
  • MTM 611: ELECTIVE AREA II - Tourism Product Development
  • MTM 612: ELECTIVE AREA II - Contemporary Issues in Tourism(seminar course)

Scope and Career Prospects

MTTM is a very broad field with high scope and its potential to provide job to the new graduates is even very high. The job prospects for graduates are open in both private and in public sectors. There are various departments of government, which are working in the field of travel and tourism. The graduates can work in the airlines companies, travel agencies, tour operators, hotels and restaurants, and many other corporate houses working in the field of travel industry. The graduates can work in the research field researching in various topics related to travel and tourist industry. Also, the graduates can work in colleges, schools, as well as in universities, which are providing MTTH degree. The graduates can work as travel manager, holiday representative, travel officer, supervisor, information center manager, event organizer, customer service manager, marketing manager etc. Also, the graduates have good opportunities to go abroad through this degree. So, this degree exposes students to wide range of careers and students can choose any field that satisfies them the most.

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