This programme will give you a strong understanding of sustainable tourism. You will develop an awareness of the cultural and environmental issues influenced by tourism and be able to apply critical and practical solutions. WHY THIS PROGRAMME You will evaluate sustainable tourism as a response to local and global challenges experienced within and beyond the tourism industry. Discover policies and practices for the management of sustainable tourism and how these can be used to address environmental and cultural issues. You will be equipped with intellectual and research skills that will enable you to assess complex, real-world problems and develop innovative solutions. The programme will enhance your appreciation of sustainable leadership approaches and how such approaches can be engaged with in differing cultures and contexts. You will be based at a world leading university, located within the Dumfries and Galloway region, an area notable for its natural and cultural resources, including a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, among many other sites of relevance to sustainable tourism. PROGRAMME STRUCTURE You will complete six core courses and one optional course, followed by a dissertation (which may include a work placement). You will be taught through a combination of lectures, seminars, tutorials and project work. Some of the courses will also include study trips, whilst there is an opportunity to undertake a field trip course to experience sustainable tourism in practice. Core courses LEADERSHIP FOR SUSTAINABILITY, AGILITY & INNOVATION IN TOURISM (NEW) RESEARCH IN TOURISM (NEW) RESPONSIBLE & SUSTAINABLE TOURISM (NEW) SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCH METHODS THE ECONOMICS OF CIRCULAR TOURISM (NEW) TOURISM & ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY (NEW) Optional courses ENVIRONMENTAL ETHICS AND BEHAVIOUR CHANGE ENVIRONMENTAL POLITICS AND SOCIETY EVENTS MANAGEMENT TOURISM MARKETING TOURISM SUSTAINABILITY AND CLIMATE CHANGE SUSTAINABLE HERITAGE MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBLE TOURISM FIELD COURSE (NEW) WRITING THE ENVIRONMENT: MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY NATURE WRITING
How to apply
International applicant information can be found via gla.ac.uk by searching for 'international'
2.1 Honours degree or non-UK equivalent in social sciences, sciences, humanities, business and management studies, or geography. Other backgrounds may be considered. International students with academic qualifications below those required should contact our partner institution, Glasgow International College, who offer a range of pre-Masters courses.
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Additional fee information
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