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MSc International Tourism Destination Management

MSc International Tourism Destination Management

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Full time | Edinburgh Napier University | 1 year | 05-SEP-22

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

05-SEP-22

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Tourism Management

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This Masters programme covers the broader tourism sector and is ideal for those with no previous background in tourism.

Overview

A UNESCO World Heritage Site and home of the world’s largest arts festival, Edinburgh welcomes visitors from across the world all year round. As a result, the city boasts a thriving tourism industry with global connections and is a great place for you to study MSc International Tourism Destination Management.

This higher degree will equip you with the knowledge you need to successfully operate in an international tourism business in the UK or around the world and contributes towards professional accreditation with the Institute of Hospitality.

Course details

You’ll gain organisational and business skills that take into account the diversity of cultures involved in developing and managing international tourism. Through lectures, guest speakers and case studies, you’ll develop an advanced understanding of the issues and concepts involved in international tourism development, as well as marketing practice and heritage considerations around the world.

We will help you to develop skills, such as formulating policy and planning for the future, as well as developing your abilities in research, time management and presentation methods.

Upon completion of the course, you’ll be able to devise sustainable policies and strategies for the overall industry.

With the 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.

Careers

Destination development
Cultural services management
Operations management
Tour operators
Airlines
Public sector organisations
Retail and hospitality.

Modules

This module will involve the study of many complex issues within tourism studies including: the history of tourism and its visual culture; representations of places and cultures in popular tourist materials and other popular media; film induced tourism; art and tourism; tourist experiences: visual consumption, the tourist gaze and photography; impacts of contemporary tourism and its visual culture on societies, cultures and the industry.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

£8,040

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

£16,075

Entry requirements

The entry requirement for this course is a Bachelor (Honours) Degree at a 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.