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Course summary

Why study this course? Our International Events, Leisure and Tourism Management MSc will provide you with strong academic and professional skills that will help you to become a leader within events, leisure, tourism or the wider creative industries sectors. The programme combines the principles of generic and specific management knowledge. It will provide you with the opportunity to develop relevant skills that will help you become a senior figure in events, leisure, tourism or another related sector. At the same time it will help you to develop broader skills and attributes, which will enable you to succeed in the general management sector. More about this course Our postgraduate International Events, Leisure and Tourism Management MSc course will offer you an opportunity to progress your career in the sector by providing you with an in-depth knowledge of the issues relating to management, as well as the core business functions of events, leisure, tourism and the wider creative industries sectors. We’ll also provide you with an international perspective into current industry challenges, including understanding the impact on matters of globalisation of business, ethical and legal implications, the social and environment impact, profitability and much more. The programme has been designed by London Metropolitan University experts and external specialist advisors, who possess extensive experience in their respective sectors and are aware of the skills which are necessary to succeed in the industry. The degree structure encourages in-depth learning of key functions within events, leisure and tourism, while giving you the opportunity to study the general field of business management with two elective postgraduate modules from the wide portfolio of the Guildhall School of Business and Law. This combination of events, leisure and tourism subjects will give you greater flexibility to decide which particular sector you’d like to go into after graduation. It will also improve your career prospects as many organisations in the wider creative industries sector work across these three industries. Our course is designed to mimic the real world of events, leisure and tourism so that you’ll graduate with the ability to successfully achieve desired objectives, both alone and as part of a team. The collective involvement of students and teaching staff will enhance your learning experience and professional development. You’ll not only learn through academic theory, but also through practical problem-solving activities where you’ll work on solutions individually or draw on other students’ experience in group tasks.


Example modules include: Marketing Management for Events, Leisure and Tourism; Project and Quality Management for Events, Leisure and Tourism; Fundraising and PR for Events, Leisure and Tourism; Financial Decision Makingfor Events, Leisure and Tourism; Business Consultancy Project - portfolio assessment; Dissertation; Professional Development and Work Placement; Fundamentals of CSR and Sustainability; Operations and Technology Management; Leading and Developing People; E-Commerce Strategy for Aviation.

Assessment method

You'll utilise a combination of individual and group assessment methods, such as coursework (e.g. reports, essays, case studies), in-class tests, presentations, portfolios, research proposals, leading to a dissertation which could be in the form of a research/business consultancy report.

Entry requirements

Applicants from two broad groups: Academic - degree standard with min 2.2 in related subjects or business-related* Non-academic / with 2+ years of professional or industry-relevant experience* (proven track record, professional qualifications, etcetera) a minimum GCSE grade C/grade 4 or above, or Functional Skills level 2 (passed). For non-UK applicants: IELTS at 6.5 overall score (min score of 6.0 in individual components). 2 letters of reference. A full university application form will need to be submitted which includes a detailed statement to support your application to the course. You should also submit an up-to-date CV and copies of award certificates *All applicants with non-related or non-standard academic backgrounds will be interviewed

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9300 Whole course
Northern Ireland £9300 Whole course
Scotland £9300 Whole course
Wales £9300 Whole course
EU £16500 Whole course
International £16500 Whole course
Channel Islands £16500 Whole course
Republic of Ireland £16500 Whole course

Additional fee information

Please note, in addition to the tuition fee there may be additional costs for things such as equipment, materials, printing, textbooks, trips or professional body fees. Additionally, there may be other activities that are not formally part of your course and not required to complete your course, but which you may find helpful (for example, optional field trips). The costs of these are additional to your tuition fee and the fees set out above and will be notified when the activity is being arranged.
International Events, Leisure and Tourism Management at London Metropolitan University - UCAS