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Sustainable Tourism Management of Resources and Destinations – Barcelona

Master
10 months
Duration
12800 EUR/full
12800 EUR/full
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The Sustainable Tourism Management of Resources and Destinations – Barcelona at Ostelea - School of Tourism & Hospitality is designed to equip professionals and executives to lead the shift towards more sustainable planning and management of tourism activity, whether in public administrations or in the private sector.

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Overview

Sustainable development has become a new paradigm in the 21st Century, in both the public and private sphere, and from an international right down to a local level. In the tourism sector, this paradigm has given rise to the concept of sustainable tourism, which focuses on the environmental, social and economic aspects in this sector.

There is an ever-growing number of public bodies, academic institutions, tourism destinations, companies and international organizations that actively seek to integrate sustainability criteria into their policies.

The Master degree in Sustainable Tourism Management of Resources and Destinations – Barcelona is delivered by  Ostelea - School of Tourism & Hospitality .

Executive Skills

  • Management Experience: Students develop the key competences for managing projects effectively, Soft Skills.
  • Series of meetings with executives from hotel and restaurant companies, and international tourism consultants.     
  • Program for developing executive competences: Tourism Skills Development Program (TSDP). 

Fieldwork projects

  • Eight fieldwork projects in experiences in tourism planning in Barcelona: students will visit various sustainable initiatives around the city of Barcelona related to tourism or which are affected by tourism, such as ecological markets and businesses, self-managed community spaces and community gardens, among others.

Employability and Entrepreneurship

  • Students who want to set up their own business have access to the Entrepreneur Project, offering advice and guidance.
  • Employability-focused tuition: Professional Careers programs, Employability Week, Employment Forum, Graduate Programs, among other initiatives (subject to demand).

Other key features

  • International faculty: Some of the contents on certain courses will be taught by lecturers from Ostelea’s partner universities and business schools.
  • Research Group: Members of the Master faculty form part of Ostelea’s Interdisciplinary Tourism Research Group (GRIT-Ostelea), the scientific output of which focuses on the field of international tourism management.
  • Seminars on Hospitality (in the case of Barcelona's programs) and Sustainability (in the case of Madrid's programs).
  • Language: English or French.

Professional Careers

To this end, it gives students access to the Tourism Skills Development Program and a selection of services designed to guide and accompany them towards reaching them professional goals. These services include (subject to offer):

  • Professional careers programs (choose one): Employability – Entrepreneurship – Career Transition
  • Talent Week
  • Employment Forum
  • Graduate Program
  • Company Meetings

The Tourism Skills Development Program includes (limited places):

  • Executive skills
  • Public Relations
  • Advanced Excel
  • Tourism Marketing
  • Coaching

Professional Opportunities

  • Director of establishments focused on business tourism and event organization.
  • Hotel establishments dedicated to hosting events, such as congresses, conventions and conferences.
  • Companies that use sponsorship and patronage as a communication tool and need qualified professionals to manage the events they are going to organize or sponsor.
  • Departments of public institutions of any field dedicated to the implementation of cultural, patrimonial and artistic policies.
  • Protocol specialists in both private and official events, working in companies or on their own.
  • Marketing directors of companies focused on business tourism

Programme Structure

Ostelea’s Master in Sustainable Tourism Destinations and Regional Tourism Planning is divided into 5 modules:

  • Governance and Sustainable Management of Tourism Products and Destinations
  • Sustainable Tourism Development
  • Governance and Sustainable Management of Tourism Products and Destinations
  • Sustainable Tourism Development
  • Evaluation, Management and Conservation of Natural Heritage
  • Tourism Management of Natural Heritage from a Sustainability Perspective
  • Master’s Thesis

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 10 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

The admission process guarantees the suitability of the candidates, in this way all the participants will be able to take full advantage of this learning experience.

To start the admission process it is necessary to fill in the information request. From that moment Ostelea will contact the candidate to close an interview to which the following documentation must be submitted:

  • University degree
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Motivation letter
  • Two Recommendation letters

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12800 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12800 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 10 months.
  • EU/EEA

    12800 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12800 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 10 months.

Funding

Ostelea offers candidates scholarships that consist of financial aid with the objective of supporting our students.

Each application will be studied independently, it will be granted during the admission process and it will be communicated personally by the Admissions Committee before the formalization of the registration.

Scholarships representing 100% of the total enrollment fee will not be awarded in any case.

The economic aid will be offered in the following cases:

  • Advance reservation of place.
  • Adequacy of the profile to the requirements of each program.
  • Former students of the school. In this case, a 25% discount will be applied to the enrollment.

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