12 months
13500 GBP/year
7100 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The International Festivals and Tourism Management programme from University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is ideal for existing managers and those with an appropriate undergraduate education who aspire to a career in the dynamic and increasingly recognised area of international festivals and tourism management.

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You’ll explore modern day tourism trends and analysis illustrating the competitive environment within which changing tourist attraction provision and expansion is successfully delivered.

This vocational, personal and intellectually challenging International Festivals and Tourism Management programme from University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) will enhance your knowledge and skills in festival and tourism management within a global market.

Why study with us

Affiliated to the Association of Tourism in Higher Education (ATHE).Extensive industry links across the service sector, both in the UK and overseas.

Future careers

Some of our graduates have an entrepreneurial passion and run their own music festivals. Others work with public sector tourism bodies to enhance destinations’ image by organising festivals.

The emphasis throughout the MSc International Festivals and Tourism Management is on the development of a wide range of professional and managerial skills linked to key themes within the area of international tourism and festivals management.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • International Tourism Management
  • Management Development in Tourism, Hospitality and Events
  • Principles and Practice of Tourism, Hospitality and Events
  • Festivals, Arts, Cultural & Heritage Events
  • Tourism and Sustainablity
  • Management Consultancy Project
  • Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management Dissertation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should hold a 2:2 degree or equivalent in a related field such as tourism or business
  • Non-standard applications will be considered on their merits and if they have relevant experience and can demonstrate a commitment to the study of tourism management or who have significant industrial background
  • A detailed admissions procedure will be forwarded on application

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7100 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part-time: £785 per 20 credits (UK/EU)

Living costs for Preston

751 - 1425 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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