Taught course

International Tourism Development

University of Northampton · Faculty of Business and Law

Entry requirements

To be accepted onto this MA International Tourism Development degree, you will normally need to hold a recognised First or Second Class Honours degree from a UK university (or an international equivalent). We consider a wide range of first degree disciplines, which include travel, tourism, and international development. If English is not your first language, you will need to demonstrate that you meet the minimum English language requirement of IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent).

Months of entry


Course content

Effective management of tourism development is essential for the future of destinations, communities and the travel and tourism industry. The term ‘over-tourism’ and its associated global impacts has highlighted a real and urgent need for managers who are capable of developing the tourism industry in a sustainable way.

The University of Northampton’s MA tourism development degree provides students with higher-level knowledge, skills and capabilities to pursue a specialist career in a broad range of areas in the tourism industry across the private, public and not-for-profit sectors.

Information for international students

English Language Requirements

All International and EU students applying for a course with the University of Northampton must meet the following minimum English language requirements:

Minimum standard – IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent) for study at postgraduate level.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Course enquiries
+ 44 (0)1604 735500