London Metropolitan University
Bachelor Degree and other equivalent qualifications (for Macedonian citizens and for international students)
You should also submit a full CV comprising:
*All applicants with non-related or non-standard academic backgrounds will be interviewed either face-to-face or if that is not possible, via Skype or a similar video conference technology
To study a degree at London Met, you must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the English language.
Postgraduate applicants who have completed a UK bachelor’s degree equivalent qualification in a majority English speaking country will not be asked to provide an English language qualification, however confirmation may be requested that any teaching was undertaken in English
The course offers opportunities to pursue career routes in Events, Leisure, Tourism and the broader Creative Industries sector, both in the UK and internationally.
On graduation, students should be equipped for executive, management and leadership related positions in the broader Creative Industries sector in UK and internationally.
The course is designed for both those already working in the industry (as a career booster) or those seeking to enter the industry or the broader sectors.
It provides current and aspiring managers, leaders and high prospect executives with the opportunity to enhance and improve their key skills set or develop their knowledge and applicable industry and academic knowhow and skills.
The MSc also constitutes a step towards specialisation in specific areas of interests and key current issues of the broader Events, Leisure, Tourism and Creative industries.
Some indicative expected career destinations and jobs for graduates (based on current Standard Occupational Classifications, 2018*) are:
*SOC: Conference and Exhibition Managers and Organisers (SOC code 3456); SOC: Leisure and Travel Services (SOC code 621); SOC: Managers and Proprietors in Hospitality and Leisure Services (SOC code 122)
Successful graduates might choose to progress onto further studies by pursuing PhD level research, becoming industry consultants, work for local or national bodies within the Events, Leisure, Tourism and the broader Creative Industries sector.
By the end of the course, students will have developed their self-awareness and practical/transferable skills that will enhance their employability. Engagement with the alumni network and events (such as the university employability week) will enable them to meet with employers and business practitioners, which should support their ability to progress their careers.
In addition to this, the teaching team aim to foster links with the Events, Leisure, Tourism and the broader Creative Industries sector, which should be evident in class, for example through guest lectures from industry experts. This will help students to develop their networks in searching for suitable employment in the sector nationally and internationally.
The university’s professional link with the Association of British Professional Conference Organisers (ABPCO), the Association for Events Management Education (AEME), the Tourism Management Institute (TMI), the Association for Tourism and Leisure Education and Research (ATLAS), and the like, offers opportunities to explore further careers possibilities and proactively engage in networking.
Masters’ level graduates will be eligible to apply for membership to a number of professional bodies such as the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), and the like. The level of membership awarded is commensurate with qualifications and industry expertise.
Students and alumni benefit from the careers and advice services offered by the university academic and professional staff, supported through careers workshops and planning sessions from established industry working partners. This is to “develop and enhance a range of general transferable skills and attributes, which, while being highly appropriate to a career in business, are not restricted to this” (QAA 2015, SBS Business Master’s, 2.1).
Students will be actively encouraged to meet with the university’s Careers Service. Also students will be encouraged to attend training and networking events.
The programme aims to enhance further the ability of students to develop their knowledge in line with the Master’s level “knowledge and skills in business and management subjects to enhance the utility and employability” (QAA 2015, SBS Business Master’s, 2.7) of graduates in their future career.
Thank you for your interest in studying at Skopje Metropolitan College. You can Apply or Download the College Brochure by clicking on the link below.