IGNOU COURSES

Master of Tourism & Travel Management (MTTM)

Updated on 19 Dec, 2017


Master of Tourism & Travel Management (MTTM)

Minimum Duration: 2 Years
Maximum Duration: 4 Years
Course Fee: Rs. 10,800
Minimum Age: No bar
Maximum Age: No bar

Eligibility:

Category 1: : BTS; BA (Tourism); B.Sc. Hospitality and Hotel Administration (BHM); Bachelor’s in Hotel Management (approved by AICTE) and those students who have done their Graduation in any filed along with a Diploma in Tourism, which is recognized in the University system or by AICTE.

Total  Programme Fees for Category I is Rs. 10, 800


Category 2: Bachelor’s Degree in any field. However, all students of category 2 will have to pass four additional courses during their period of study.

 Total  Programme Fees for Category II is Rs. 13, 200

Medium of Instructions: English

Programme Fee:

First year

Category 1: Rs.5400/-

 

Category 2: Rs.7800/-
 
 

Second Year

Rs.5400/- for both categories

 

It is a professional programme designed to cater to the needs of the tourism industry. It is useful for all those who are either employed or intend to make a career in tourism. All courses of this programme are of four (4) credits each and the dissertation is of eight (8) credits. The programme is of 68 credits.

First Month

CourseCode     Course Name Credits 
 MTM-1  Management Functions And Behaviour In Tourism  4
 MTM-2  Human Resource Planning And Development In Tourism  4
 MTM-3  Managing Personnel In Tourism  4
 MTM-4  Information Management And Information Systems In India  4

Second Month

CourseCode     Course Name Credits 
 MTM-5  Accounting Finance And Working Capital For Tourism Managers  4
 MTM-6  Marketing For Tourism Managers  4
 MTM-7  Sales And Product Management In Tourism  4
 MTM-8  Managing Small Scale Enterprises in Tourism  4

Third Month

CourseCode     Course Name Credits 
 MTM-9  Understanding Tourism Markets  4
 MTM-10  Tourism Impacts  4
 MTM-11  Tourism Planning And Development  4
 MTM-16  Dissertation  8

Fourth Month

CourseCode     Course Name Credits 
 MTM-12  Tourism Products: Design and Development  4
 MTM-13  Tourism Operations  4
 MTM-14  Tourist Transport Operations (Road Transport)  4
 MTM-15  Meeting, Incentives, Conferences And Expositions (MICE)  4

Future Prospects: To equip with professional qualifications at the managerial level in tourism and travel industry.  For further education one can go for Ph.D. in Tourism related areas and jobs in education sector.

Teleconferencing

Teleconferencing is a one-way video and two-way audio facility. Teleconferencing will be held every month. During teleconferencing session, you will get an opportunity to interact by phone in facility or fax with the resource persons/experts who participate in teleconferencing session and clear your doubts immediately. The teleconferencing facility will be available at the Regional Centre and Selected Study Centres.

The teleconferencing schedule will be sent to the Programme In-charge and Regional Director who would inform the students. Teleconferencing is done through Gyan Darshan Channel. Students must regularly attend these sessions. These will help you to clarify doubts and interact with other learners all over the country.

Radio Counselling

Radio counselling will be held through FM and you can ask questions free of cost with phone in facilities right from your home. A toll free telephone number 110012345 has been provided for this purpose.

Telecast

The programme will also be telecasted through DD Metro channel and schedule will be informed to students in advance.

Audio-video Programme

Audio and video programmes for each course have been prepared to support your learning. These Audio-video programmes in the form of cassettes are available at all Programme Study Centres. These Audio and video cassettes will be provided for viewing and listening. You can also hire the cassettes for viewing and listening.

Attendance

Students will be required to complete seventy-five percent attendance in theory counselling to become eligible for appearing in Term-end Examination. Similarly, you will be required to complete ninety percent attendance in practical contact sessions to become eligible for appearing in practical examination.

Continuous Evaluation of Theory Component

Assignments

Assignment is a means of continuing assessment of theory and practical. Assignments will help you to recapitulate the theory and go back to the text again in case you are unable to answer a particular question. Thus assignments also help to reinforce learning in distance learning system of education.

These assignments consist of a set of questions and activities that you will answer at your own place by referring your blocks. The assignments will cover all types of questions (long answer type, short answer type, objective type, multiple choice questions and case studies). The assignments will carry thirty precent weightage. You will be required to obtain fifty precent marks as pass percentage in each assignment separately. Each assignment will carry 100 marks. In the final result assignments will carry thirty percentweightage.

Term-end Examination

As stated earlier, term-end examination is the major component of the evaluation system and if carries seventy precent weightage in the Final result. The University conducts term-end examination twice a year i.e., in June and December.

Students can take the examination only after completion of the course, failing which you can take the same in December or June of subsequent years years within the total span of the programme. In case you fail to get a pass score in the Tern-end Examination, you will be eligible to reappear at the next Term-end Examination for that course as and when if is held, within the total span of the programme.  

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