Thanks to its rich history, abundance of heritage attractions and world-famous arts festival, Edinburgh is a popular destination for a rising number of cultural tourists from all over the world – which is why it’s a great place for you to study in the MSc International Heritage and Cultural Tourism Management programme from Edinburgh Napier University .
This advanced degree will equip you with the knowledge you need to successfully operate a cultural tourism business and devise policies and strategies for the overall industry. It also contributes towards professional accreditation with the Institute of Hospitality.
You’ll develop organisational and business skills that relate particularly to cultural aspects of tourism. Throughout your studies, you’ll develop an understanding of the issues and concepts involved in the industry, as well as marketing practice and heritage considerations.
You’ll learn broad skills such as formulating policy and planning for the future, as well as developing your abilities in research, time management and presentation methods.
With a number of tourist ventures and operations in and near the city, you’ll have plenty of options for part-time work and employment after graduation.
- Destination development
- Cultural services management
- Operations management
- Tour operators
- Public sector organisation
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- Business Skills for Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management
- Case Studies in International Tourism
- Contemporary Issues in Festivals and Events
- Contemporary Issues in Hospitality Management
- Destination Marketing
- Developing Intercultural Competence in the Workplace
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- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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- You can apply all year round
DisciplinesArea & Cultural Studies Event Management Tourism & Leisure View 97 other Masters in Tourism & Leisure in United Kingdom
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The entry requirement for this course is a Bachelor (Honours) Degree at 2:2 or above. We look for applicants to have a background in any discipline in order to be eligible for the programme.
- We may also consider lesser qualifications if you have sufficient professional work experience within the industry.
- We welcome applications from students studying a wide range of international qualifications.
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International16075 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 16075 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
National8040 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8040 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
- Part time:
- Scotland, England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and Republic of Ireland-Total fee: £8,040
- Overseas and EU-Total Fee: £15,945
Living costs for Edinburgh
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.