With a thriving tourism industry, Edinburgh is a great place to explore tourism management and gain the skills to develop a career in international tourism.
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 Management.
This higher degree will equip you with the knowledge you need to successfully operate or be employed in an international tourism business in the UK or around the world and contributes towards professional accreditation with the Institute of Hospitality.
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.
You’ll also 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.
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.
You’ll learn by a variety of teaching methods including lectures, tutorials and independent study.
• Tourism Concepts and Issues • Managing Heritage Tourism • Case Studies in International Tourism • Experience Design and Management for Tourism, Hospitality and Events • Two options • Research Methods • Dissertation
Study modules mentioned above are indicative only. Some changes may occur between now and the time that you study.
As a tourism graduate from Edinburgh Napier, you’ll be well placed to progress within the industry, whether your career aspirations are local or international.
Career opportunities may include: • destination development • cultural services management • operations management • tour operators • airlines • public sector organisations • retail and hospitality