MSc Management du tourisme et des loisirs

MSc Tourism and Leisure Management - e-learning

Accredited by the Conference des Grandes Ecoles.
The MSc Tourism and Leisure Management (e-learning) aims to develop your competencies and knowledge to prepare you for executive positions in the Tourism and Leisure Industry.
E-learning programme


Open to international candidates
Last updated on 17/09/2020

Accredited by the French Conference des Grandes Ecoles.

Master of Science


The MSc Tourism and Leisure Management has been designed to meet the challenge of increasing international competition and the major changes in consumer behaviour.  The Tourism and Leisure Industry accounts for over 2 million direct and indirect jobs and generates 6.5% of the GNP.


Learning Objectives

Developing your competencies and knowledge to qualify you for executive positions in the Tourism and Leisure Industry. 

Strong Points

As a learning mode, e-learning frees you from constraints such as:

  • Location: no classroom, you study at home or in your work place, whether in France or abroad.  
  • Timetable: you study whenever you can and you have 24/7 access to all resources.  
  • Calendar: Modules begin every 8 weeks.
  • Learning Material:  a wide range of teaching material is used, such as videos, case studies, interactive activities, games, handouts, presentations, etc. 
  • Access to information: on-line connection to data banks and journals to access the most up-to-date information  


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Participants may study any module separately for qualification training or choose to acquire the MSc degree by accumulating 7 modules:

  • 6 Core Modules,
  • 1 Module chosen from the 3 Optional Modules
  •  Producing a Professional Thesis.

Cohort meetings are scheduled every quarter, in order for learners to meet, get acquainted with this teaching medium and the lecturers, and benefit from individualised professional supervision.  


Core Modules

  • Tourism and Leisure Industry Stakes
  • Finance applied to Tourism and Leisure  
  • Tourism and Leisure Marketing  
  • Tourism and Leisure Project Management  
  • Tourism and Leisure Sales and Negotiation
  • English for Tourism and Leisure

Optional Modules

  • Tourism and Leisure International Laws & Regulations
  • Sustainable Tourism and Leisure
  • Tourism and Leisure Resource Management

Professional Experiences

Optional Residential Seminars: meeting with industry professionals in Paris and Las Vegas (USA).

You may also take part in an operational project which requires you to find solutions to cope with a real issue in a Tourism company.

Professional Thesis

As a follow-up to a 4 to 6-month internship, you are to submit a 10,000-word thesis:

Either on a company project…

This is internal consulting work on a real issue facing the internship host company: diagnosis and recommendations supported by arguments.

or a Business Start-up Project

Drawing up a Business Plan for a start-up business in the Tourism and Leisure  Industry.

Selection based on application file and individual motivation interview.

Please apply via the on-line application procedure.

Eligibility for application

The programme is open to: 

  • Students who hold a four-year bachelor degree or equivalent

No English language test score is required for students holding a degree from an English-speaking university. For other applicants, language requirements are: TOEIC 790, IELTS 6, TOEFL 83.

Due to the covid-19 situation and the closure of some Exams Centres, we do offer the possibility for the candidate to take a Language Test online if needed for their application to one of our programme ; don’t hesitate to contact us for more information :

Admission procedure

  1. Application files submitted are reviewed with special attention paid to the seriousness of the file and the quality of the academic and/or professional profile.
  2. Shortlisted candidates are invited for an interview via Skype with a Head of Academic Programme. This interview helps clarify the applicants profile, their projects, their objectives. The final admission decision (offered or denied admission) is communicated a few days after this interview.
  3. Admitted candidates are notified formally and invited to make a down payment, later on deducted from the  tuition fees. This initial payment confirms the candidate's seat in the programme and an unconditional letter of admission is then issued.

In order for our students to benefit from optimal learning conditions, places in our programmes are limited. The number of remaining places is reviewed after each admission session. Whenever a cohort is full, admissions for the programme are closed.

The application deadline for the 2021-2022 admission session is 15 October 2020.

In addition to the EM Normandy application form, international candidates must approach their local Campus France office to facilitate the process of obtaining their visa.Once the down payment has been received, the School will help International students with their visa procedures and search for accommodation.


EM Normandie is easily accessible by disabled persons and will adapt its welcome schemes to match specific situations.
If you are disabled, please contact

Career Prospects

After completing his programme, you will qualify for positions such as:

  • Tour Operator Product Manager
  • Department Head in an Events Firm
  • Head of Marketing or Communication
  • Head of Events Activities for a Local Authority
  • Leisure Centre Manager
  • Tourism Consultant
  • Start-up Entrepreneur

Personalised Support

  • 2,000 internship offers including 500 abroad
  • 300 Cooperative Track offers among a network of 700 business organisations
  • Regular monitoring meetings with students/business organisations
  • Personalised coaching with the Career Path Scheme
  • An Alumni Network with 17,500 members

Tuition Fees for 2020-2021

  • Total Tuition Fees for the Degree (6 modules + Professional Thesis + Seminar abroad): €12,500 
  • Module Fee: €1,500
  • €50 charged to candidates in order to study their profile
  • As from September 2018, you will pay a €92 contribution to CVEC  (Contribution Vie Etudiante et de Campus) by connecting to
  • €575 membership fee for Association Alumni EM Normandie, which will give you access to all their services and a life membership (not compulsory).


Various options are offered to students to fund their studies: 

  • Grants: Campus France
  • Paid student jobs offered by the School’s Junior Enterprise and Jobs Services

More information

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