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Masters in Business Administration in Travel and Tourism


This Programme is approved by University Grants Commission.

The programme explores the growth of the contemporary tourism industry, and its vast impact on the international economy, environment, culture, residents and on tourists themselves.

MBA in Travel and Tourism programme focuses strongly on the development, management, marketing and entrepreneurial aspects of travel, tourism and hospitality, and includes issues of sustainability and impact assessment, destination management and branding, and insights into marketing practices in the sector. The practical components in the programme focus on bridging the expectations of the industry from the academic sector. Hands-on training experiences, foreign language skills, industry relevant software, soft-skill and grooming, study tours which helps the candidate to analyse a destination from the perspective of tourism professional, ensures that the candidate gets the chance to holistic development. Projects and internships add to the professional value of the programme.

Course Structure

Semester I

  • Dynamic Business Environment
  • Accounting for Business Decisions
  • Managerial Economics
  • Project & Operations Management
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Quantitative Methods for Business Decisions
  • Soft core courses
  • Research Methodology
  • Business Communication Skills (P)
  • Spreadsheet Modelling and Analytics (P)

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Semester II

  • Strategic Management
  • Business Intelligence using Tableau (P)
  • Human Resource Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Financial Management
  • Business Law and Ethics
  • Soft core courses
  • Minor Project Work
  • Soft Skill Training (P)

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Semester III

    "Specialisation 1
  • Airport Operations Management"
  • "Specialisation 2
  • Airport Planning and Administration"
  • "Specialisation 3
  • Aviation Management"
  • "Specialisation Paper 4
  • Aviation and Airport Security"
  • "Specialisation Paper 5
  • Aircraft Law and Convention"


    "Specialisation 1
  • Principles of Event Management and Planning"
  • "Specialisation 2
  • Event Marketing, Advertising and Communication"
  • "Specialisation 3
  • Event Safety Laws and Licences"
  • "Specialisation Paper 4
  • Special Events"
  • "Specialisation Paper 5
  • Event Production and Logistics"

Semester IV

  • Internship
  • Dissertation

Programme Prospects

  • After completion of Masters in Business Administration in Travel and Tourism program, graduates can expect to find employment in a variety of different sectors, including domestic and international airlines and airports, travel agencies and tour operators, MICE, Destination Marketing Companies, sales & marketing, incentive travel, events management, NGOs, and corporate travel planning.
  • The students after completing the course , can explore entrepreneurial opportunities in travel agency, travel start-ups, Online travel agency, meta search engines, infomediaries, transport agencies, airlines, hotels, and tourism departments, destination management companies, in government and private concerns.
  • The candidates also explore the job opportunities as tour managers and destination specialists who conducted tours to the various tourist spots and manage the travel and stay of the tourists.

Regular recruiters on our campus include:

Yatra.Com, Oyo Rooms, Treebo Hotels, Last, Itilite, Club 7 Holidays, SOTC, Quest Holidays, Air Asia, Thomas Cook India, SOTC-Kuoni,,,, Indigo, Air France, Lufthansa, Spicejet, Taj Group, Wizcraft International, GlobeGrounds India, IRCTC, etc.

Fee structure for the Academic year 2021-22

Programmes Course Duration 1st Instalment 3 Subsequent Instalments
MBA - Tourism 2 years 25000 125000

1st Instalment 3 Subsequent Instalments
$ 500 $ 1833
DOUBLE SHARING 95000 110000 120000 95000 95000
SINGLE SHARING 135000 155000 165000 135000 135000
SINGLE WITH AC & REFRIDGERATOR - 180000 190000 - 180000

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Application status : Open

Duration : Two years

Study mode : Full-time

Entry Requirements : Any graduate with 50% marks in the aggregate of all subjects including languages is eligible

Fee structure 2021

1st Instalment 3 Subsequent Instalments
25000 125000
1st Instalment 3 Subsequent Instalments
$ 500 $ 1833

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Entry Requirements

Any graduate with 50% marks in the aggregate of all subjects including languages is eligible

About Admissions

"Our graduates believe in Professionally Doing and Scientifically Knowing." Garden City University established under sub section (3) of Section 1 of Garden City University Act, 2013 (Karnataka Act No. 47 of 2013).

The admissions desk here at Garden City University, maintains a pragmatic approach towards prospective students. Our focus is not on quantity of students rather; it’s their willingness to align themselves with our values and belief systems, while maintaining very clear-cut academic standards. The process of applying to the best programmes offered at GCU, is facilitated in an organized and effortless manner by our admissions team, who are always willing to assist you with your queries.

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The Garden City Group of Institutions has been a home for students from 81 nations to this day and the family is growing...

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