Taught course

International Tourism Management

Liverpool John Moores University · Faculty of Education, Health and Community

Entry requirements

You will need:

  • a good honours degree from a UK university (or equivalent overseas qualification) OR
  • a professional qualification with recognised degree equivalence OR
  • you could be currently working in the tourism, leisure or hospitality sector and be able to display the aptitude and motivation required to study at Masters level International applicants.

As well as equivalent qualifications, you will need a minimum IELTS score of 6.5 or above. If you have studied and successfully achieved a UK degree within the last 24 months, you will not be required to produce evidence of your competence in English.

Please note: further evidence of your English language skills may be requested before an offer of study is made.

This course will only run subject to minimum numbers.

Months of entry


Course content

This MSc in International Tourism Management, from Liverpool John Moores University, develops the knowledge and skills required to work in this fast-paced sector, calling on wide-ranging links with the tourism industry.

  • Masters degree available to study full time (one year) or part time (two years)
  • Study global tourism in the heart of Liverpool – a thriving, cosmopolitan city with its own multi-million pound tourist industry
  • Develop the knowledge and skills required by management professionals in the international tourism sector
  • Benefit from industry speakers and placement opportunities
  • Discover current and emerging sector developments through the programme's wide-ranging links with the tourism industry
  • Enjoy excellent career opportunities in the public and private sectors in tourism, leisure and hospitality
  • This course will only run subject to minimum numbers

Led by expert tutors actively engaged in research and consultancy work nationally and internationally, this eagerly-anticipated Masters will cover a host of key topics.

You will study the globalisation of tourism services, management and leadership practice, resource management, global tourism marketing and strategic planning.

Student support levels are exceptionally high in this subject area, with course tutors previously nominated for Teacher Excellence awards in recognition of their outstanding pastoral and academic support for postgraduate students.

As this is a Masters-level course, there is a strong emphasis on self-guided learning. You can expect to spend between two and six hours a week in timetabled sessions at IM Marsh and/or the city centre campus and, as you can study full or part time, you can even fit your learning around employment.

Information for international students

LJMU will be awarding a range of generous international scholarships for students enrolling at the University in September. Please contact LJMU’s International Team by visiting International students for more information and advice.

Fees and funding

Please contact the Faculty of Education, Health and Community (Education) for up to date information regarding fees. The Faculty can be contacted by email at marshadmissions@ljmu.ac.uk or telephone 0151 231 5340.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
0151 231 5090