Taught course

International Tourism Management

Glasgow Caledonian University · Glasgow School for Business and Society

Entry requirements

Candidates would normally hold a UK Honours degree 2:2 or equivalent in a relevant discipline. Candidates not meeting this requirement but who can demonstrate relevant work experience and/or credits from recognised professional bodies, may be eligible to enter this course via the University's Recognition of Prior Learning scheme.

Months of entry


Course content

At GCU, we understand how the international tourism sector is constantly evolving, from advances in destination management and sustainability to the dynamic influence of global events. That's why we designed our MSc International Tourism Management to prepare you to not only keep up with industry change - but to lead the way.

GCU's Moffat Centre for Travel and Tourism Business Development is the UK's largest university-based consultancy and research centre in the field. Our close relationship to industry ensures your programme will be relevant, comprehensive and career-focused.

You'll take trips, attend guest lectures from industry experts and learn from researchers who make active contributions to best practices in international tourism. You'll be equipped to pursue management careers in a range of industry sectors, both nationally and internationally.

During your studies, you'll join GCU's thriving, friendly and diverse community - giving you a global network of like-minded professionals who share your belief in social responsibility and serving the common good.

Information for international students

Academic IELTS score of 6.0 (or equivalent) is required, with no element less than 5.5. If you do not meet the English language requirements, you may be eligible for the English for University Study programme. International students who do not meet the academic requirements may be eligible for the International Graduate Diploma programme. Successful completion of this INTO course with the required grades means guaranteed conditional offer of a place on the degree programme at Glasgow Caledonian University.

Fees and funding

The Moffat Scholarship awards support students pursuing a career in the travel, tourism or events industries.. Awards of up to £3,600 are available to students studying on this programme at GCU. Please also see the funding page.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0)141 331 8630