One-Year Master Programme in Tourism Destination Development, 60 credits
THIS INFORMATION APPLIES TO STUDENTS WHO PLAN TO COMMENCE THEIR STUDIES IN AUGUST 2013
This one-year Master Programme in Tourism Destination Development combines theoretical knowledge with experience of application and practical use. Students become acquainted with and take part in ongoing research projects and issues relevant for the development of both international tourism destinations and regional tourism destinations in Dalarna. The aim of the programme is for students to achieve a broad understanding of the opportunities and limitations that come with developing tourism destinations in a sustainable way.
Why should you take this programme?
- Tourism is a major growth industry internationally, and there is an urgent need for knowledge on how to develop destinations in a sustainable way.
- Your studies will include close use and understanding of ongoing research in Tourism Studies in Dalarna.
- You will participate in fieldwork and excursions, while meeting and interacting with regional tourism businesses and organizations.
- The international character of the study environment will provide strong opportunities for you to build your networks and prepare yourself for a future career in the international tourism industry.
Who should study Tourism Destination Development?
Successful candidates to the programme are those who are interested in working with sustainable destination development and thus becoming a part of the fast-growing international tourism industry. The programme is suitable for students with a bachelor's degree with a major in Tourism Studies, Business Administration and Management, Human Geography, Economics, or similar fields. Documented good command of both oral and written English is required. More details regarding prerequisites can be found in the right menu.