The tourism industry is currently experiencing radical changes. Now, more than ever, new visions, creativity and shifting priorities are required to help transform tourism into a more sustainable industry. The Master’s programme in Tourism Studies invites students from different subject area and backgrounds to contribute with their experience and knowledge to a more sustainable future, and build a career in the tourism industry or adjacent research fields.
The Tourism programme at Mid Sweden University offers in-depth courses within the field of tourism and human geography, focusing on issues relating to sustainability. As a student you take part in an interesting combination of courses, study visits and independent research. All teachers are active researchers and keep students up to date with the latest findings within their respective fields. Having completed your studies, you have a strong track record that gives you the opportunity to work in leading positions and to conduct research in a global context. After completing your studies, you have the choice of a degree in tourism or human geography.
After the programme
Our graduates can be found in several different positions, both in the public and private sectors. Our graduates work as destination planners, analysts, or in tourism services and destination development. The programme provides a basis for further studies at the graduate level. Mid Sweden University itself offers a PhD programme in tourism studies.
- Tourism in a Changing World
- Sustainability and the Sustainability Agenda
- Tourism Management and Economics
- Quantitative Methods in Tourism
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- A bachelor' s degree of at least 180 credits (ECTS) and English course 6/English course B from Swedish Upper Secondary School (Gymnasium) or the equivalent.
International7991 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 7991 EUR per year during 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
- No tuition for EEA
- International - 86 000 SEK
Living costs for Östersund
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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