Informed by industry demand and the vast array of job opportunities available, Glasgow Caledonian University'sd MSc International Tourism and Events Management programme delivers the practical and technical experience that you need to maximise the opportunities this growing sector has to offer.
You'll enjoy a truly international experience with the chance to network, volunteer and work in industry with guest lectures from those currently leading in the sector.
What you will study
- Developing an understanding or real world issues from a UK and global perspective, identifying responsible decision making and ethically driven behaviours
- Gaining practical skills through and industry placement and field trips
- Enhancing digital skills on key communication areas such as marketing, project management and visual presentations
All entry requirements listed here should be used a guide and represent the minimum required to be considered for entry. Applicants who are makde a conditional offer of a place may be asked to achieve higher than stated.
Typical entry requirements
UK Honours degree 2:2 or equivalent
Other academic and vocational qualifications
Each application to GCU is considered on an individual basis. If you do not have the typical academic entry qualifications, but can demonstrate relevant work experience and/or credits from recognised professional bodies, you may be eligible to enter this course via the University's Recognition of Prior Learning scheme.
If you do not meet the English language requirements, you may be eligible for the English for University Study programme.
Fees and funding
The tuition fees you pay are mostly determined by your fee status. What is my student fee status?
Tuition fees 2018/19
- Home: £5500
- RUK: £5500
- EU: £5500
- International: £12600
If you commence your studies in September 2018 or January 2019, these are the annual or module fees that apply to the duration of your course; however, fees are subject to change. For full details on how fees may change read our fees and refund policy.
In addition to course tuition fees, you may encounter additional costs during your time at University.
We provide high-quality education for a fair price; as the University for the Common Good, we are committed to offering accessible higher education for talented students by keeping our tuition fees low and providing a generous scholarship package of over £2.5 million per year.
If you have any questions or enquiries regarding scholarships available for 2018/19, please feel free to contact the student enquiries team.
The Moffat Scholarship
The Moffat Scholarship awards support to 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. The closing date for applications to this scholarship is 28 July 2018 at 5pm. More info
International student start dates
For new international students, orientation events start on 14 September 2018. This extra time is specifically designed to assist new international students in settling into the UK and GCU prior to the start of general student induction and teaching.
There will be a whole host of fun and informative activities taking place during this period, including campus and city tours, as well as welcome events where you can meet other international students.
Teaching and research
We are committed to equipping our graduates to meet the challenges of an increasingly globalised, knowledge-based economy, ensuring they are best placed to achieve employment.
The Events, Sport and Tourism team consists of lecturers and active researchers who publish in academic journals and contribute chapters to edited book volumes in their particular field of study. The programmes are driven by the view that there are important distinctions pertaining to the future directions of the events, sport and tourism industries in Scotland, the UK and around the world.
Our students also benefit from guest lectures by industry experts and field trips.
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