International Heritage and Cultural Tourism Management

Edinburgh Napier University


Craiglockhart Campus


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 International 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.

Subjects include:
Business Skills for Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management; Case Studies in International Tourism; Contemporary Issues in Festivals and Events; Contemporary Issues in Hospitality Management; Destination Marketing; Developing Intercultural Competence in the Workplace; Dissertation; Experience Design and Management for Tourism, Hospitality and Events; Festival and Event Management; International Business Event Management; International Sales Management; Managing Heritage Tourism; Managing International Hospitality Organisations; Natural Area Tourism; New Venture Planning; Professional Selling and Sales Strategies; Research Methods; Tourism Concepts and Issues; Tourism, Society and Visual Culture.

Entry Requirements

You'll need a 2:2 Honours degree, in any discipline or equivalent for entry into this course. Alternatively, you may be considered if you have equivalent experience.

Start Date

September, January


Postgraduate Master's



Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year (September) 18 months (January)


Tourism, Hospitality, Festival and Events Management

SCQF Level