Course - Post Graduate
Master of Tourism & Travel Management

History

Tourism is one of the fastest growing industries in the world. Today, travel and tourism has acquired a significant place both economically and socially all over the world. Therefore, Martin Luther Christian University (MLCU) realized the tourism potential in Meghalaya and the Northeast Region, hence it started the Department of Tourism on the 16th August 2008. The department started with 9 students and 2 faculty. The objective is to impart education, training and skills development that could absorb the unemployed educated youth and to protect and revitalize traditional arts and crafts and preserve its cultural heritage in the region.

Mission Statement

The Tourism Department endeavour is to transform students into professionals of global excellence by imparting knowledge and skills to help uplift the society through community involvement in tourism growth and development and help preserve culture, instilling pride and sustain the natural environment of Meghalaya and North-East India.

Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: Any bachelor’s degree

About the course
This course will provide a learning environment in which our students can gain knowledge of theoretical and practical skills in preparation for employment in the world of tourism. Our students would be taught by professionals in the academics of tourism and more importantly- industry experience. Up to date lectures in the various changes and events in the industry, current affairs affecting the industry, study of tourism policies amongst others will enable students to discuss and challenge the views on how these would affect the various sectors within the industry both on a domestic and international scale. This course also offers specialization on Transport Management.

Year

Course Description

Competencies

1st  year -
1st & 2nd Semester

Aims to provide the basis for various specializations in tourism like the history, geography, policies and fundamentals of tourism and management.

Basic Competencies

2nd year -
3rd&4th Semester

To enhance students knowledge in their area of specialization like Community Tourism, Event Management, Strategic Tourism Marketing, Accounting  etc

Specialization

Upon graduation, students can aspire for further studies and to enter the world of work as professionals in private and public sectors.

Course of Study

  • Theoretical knowledge: Lectures and discussions including guest lectures, readings, case studies
  • Practical Knowledge: Case study development, field trip reports, study tours, internship, presentations, workshops & seminars, experiential learning activities

SEMESTER I

Code

Course

Credits

MTTM

Introduction to Tourism

3

MTTM

Tourism Geography

3

MTTM

Priniciples of Management

3

MTTM

Northeast & Community Tourism

2

MTTM

Event Management

2

 

Specialisation Paper

3

 

Minor Paper

3

ENGL

English & Communication

3

 

TOTAL

22

SEMESTER II

Code

Course

Credits

MTTM

Organisational Behaviour

3

MTTM

Basics of Travel Agency & Tour Operators

3

MTTM

Research Methodology

3

 

Specialisation Paper

3

 

Minor Paper

3

ENGL

English & Communication

3

COMP

Computer Fundamentals

3

 

TOTAL

21

SEMESTER III

Code

Course

Credits

MTTM 201

Accounting for Tourism

3

MTTM 202

Tourism Impacts

2

MTTM 203

Rural Tourism

3

MTTM 204

Human Resource Management

3

MTTM 205

Foreign Language

3

 

Specialisation Paper

4

 

Minor Paper

3

ENGL

English & Communication

2

 

TOTAL

23

SEMESTER IV

Code

Course

Credits

MTTM

Internship Report

2

MTTM

Tourism Marketing

3

MTTM

Enterprenuership Development

2

MTTM

Tourism Ethics & Law

2

MTTM

Study Tour Report

2

 

Specialisation Paper

2

 

Minor Paper

3

ENGL

English & Communication

2

 

TOTAL

18

Job Prospects:

  • Travel Agencies
  • Freight Companies
  • Airlines
  • Human Resources
  • Advertising
  • Public Relations
  • Tourism Retail
  • Consultancy

This course is offered in:-

Department of Tourism Administration,
Martin Luther Christian University,
Dongktieh, Block 1, Nongrah, Shillong 793006.

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Mission Statement

To contribute to the sustainable development of Meghalaya and Northeast India, while upholding and conserving its bio-cultural heritage, by providing knowledge and skills that will enable our students to become global citizens and by recognizing the Christian legacy of the University and its commitment to Christian institutions and the Christian community.

Our Pledge

We the incoming/outgoing students of the Martin Luther Christian University vow to always uphold the principles of Honesty, Sustainability, Tolerance and Respect, Quality, Perseverance, Humility, Teamwork, Leadership, Accountability and Recognition as upheld to us in the University. This pledge we make freely, fully understanding that these values will make us good humans and role models.

Contact Details

Martin Luther Christian University
Dongktieh, Block -1,
Nongrah, Shillong 793006
Meghalaya
Ph: 0364-2535467/0364- 2535437
E-mail: admin@mlcuniv.in , registrar@mlcuniv.in, admissions@mlcuniv.in
Website: www.mlcuniv.in