Gain the vital knowledge and practical skills to develop a successful career in tourism in one of the leading cultural tourism destinations in Europe.
Thanks to its rich history, abundance of heritage attractions and its world-famous festival of the arts, 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 MSc Heritage & Cultural Tourism Management.
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 and contributes towards professional accreditation with the Institute of Hospitality.
See the website http://www.napier.ac.uk/en/Courses/MSc-Heritage-and-Cultural-Tourism-Management-Postgraduate-FullTime
What you'll learn
You’ll develop organisational and business skills that relate particularly to cultural aspects of tourism. Through lectures, guest speakers and case studies, you’ll gain an advanced 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.
This is a full-time course split up into three trimesters. You can choose to start in either January or September.
You’ll learn by a variety of teaching methods including lectures, tutorials and independent study.
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.
- Tourism concepts and issues
- Managing heritage tourism
- Tourism, society and visual culture
- Experience design and management
- Two option modules
- Research methods
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 University
, you’ll be well placed to progress within the industry, whether your career aspirations are local or international.
You may move on to management roles in sectors and organisations including:
- destination development
- cultural services management
- operations management
- tour operators
- public sector organisations
- retail and hospitality
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 relevant work experience within the industry. If English is not your first language, it is usually required that you sit an English language test in order to gain entry onto our postgraduate programmes.