IGNOU opens admission to tourism courses
New Delhi, July 16,2012 : The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has begun admission to various courses in tourism management and studies, the university said Monday. The varsity offers courses like Master of Arts in Tourism Management (MTM), Bachelor of Arts in Tourism Studies (BTS), Certificate in Tourism Studies (CTS) and Diploma in Tourism Studies (DTS).
The Master's level programme is aimed at professionals intending to pursue a career in the tourism industry or providing tourism-related services through their own enterprise, IGNOU said in a statement.The varsity also offers research-based programmes to help individuals associated with the tourism industry update their knowledge and skills.
"The course content for the diploma programme includes a foundation course in tourism; tourism development: products, operations and case studies; tourism management; and a project work," the statement added. The last date to apply for all the tourism programmes is July 30, the varsity said.