The course is designed to prepare candidates for the field of Tourism. Candidates learn about History and tourism and learn to manage a connection between them. These candidates study about heritage tourism and develop their professional skills for working in the same dimension. The course also includes cultural and regional part of the tourism of India as well as for international perspective.
The students develop their skills to identify heritage and interpret its resource for tourists as well as local communities.
A Bachelor degree holder form similar specialization is eligible for this course. Preferred qualifications are Bachelor of Arts in History, History and Tourism Management, Bachelor of Business Administration, etc. The eligible qualifying marks may vary from institute to institute and candidates must check the same at the time of application.
Being a theoretical course, there is less competition for this and admission procedure is simple which includes submission of filled form. Candidates must check their eligible before submitting their application.
Like all other masters courses, it is also having 2 years duration in regular mode. These 2 years are divided into 4 semesters, each of having 6 months duration.
As it is also available in distance learning mode and part time course, the duration also varies for all the different cases and can be get confirmed at the time of application.
Further study options
After successful completion of a post graduation degree, candidates can pursue Masters of Philosophy and Doctorate of Philosophy which are completely research based courses. Apart from this, other available options can be short term courses like Tourism planning and management, Hospitality Management, Shipping management, etc. These courses will definitely broaden the professional profiles and will increase the chances of getting a better job.
Being a combination of History and tourism, the syllabus has included portion from both the parts equally. Candidates learn about Social and Cultural History of India, History of Modern Europe, History of Tourism, History of Indian Art and Architecture, etc. The details about Freedom Struggle in India, International Relations Since 1914, India Since 1947, etc are also added in the course.
Another part includes details about Tourism in India and its Management, publicity, promotion and Marketing.
These candidates are the main requirement of our tourism sector. They can work in state tourism of India as well as for national tourism sector. They can be a tourist guide, tourism consultant, History professor and many more.
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