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Glasgow Caledonian University

International Tourism and Events Management

Glasgow Caledonian University
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Rank: 88 (The Complete University Guide)

Location: Glasgow Caledonian University

Website: www.gcu.ac.uk

Study mode full-time

Degree: Masters

Start Date: 2022/01/31

Duration: 16 months


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88

The Complete University Guide
75

UKEAS Ranking

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Description

Tourism and events are among the fastest-growing sectors in the global economy* with destinations adopting event-led tourism strategies as a means to enhance location awareness and reputation and to bring about positive social and economic impact. This is an exciting time for events specialists and tourism specialists to combine their skills and become part of this movement.Informed by industry demand and the vast array of job opportunities available, Glasgow Caledonian University's 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 this sector.*UNWTO, 2015

Requirements

Entry requirements

UK honours degree 2:2 (or equivalent) in any subject area.

Language qualifications

IELTS (Academic): 6.0

About this university

International students

Caley rates as the second best university in the UK for its international student satisfaction levels. A large part of this is due to the level of international student support on offer as well as the quality of lifestyle on offer. the International Support Team are available to assist with matters such as immigration and visas as well as daily living matters such as making the most of their time in the UK, working between studies and bringing a family to Scotland while they study. The service is based within the Saltire Centre in the main campus area of the university. Student life outside the classroom centres around the Students Union, itself an independent charity that represents the students, provides support and advice and organises the extracurricular activities. All students are automatically members. There is also a free law clinic within the university that assists students with legal advice and assistance particularly in matters such as housing, employment and contract law. The union runs a large selection of clubs and societies for students to get involved with. There are some 60 different societies ranging from culture and faith groups to hobby and interest societies. There are also volunteering and charity work opportunities for those seeking to give something back to the wider community. In addition, there are some 35 sports club including traditional and modern sports.

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