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Tourism Development and Culture

24 months
Duration
14433 GBP/year
7300 GBP/year
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About

This two-year Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree in Tourism Development and Culture from University of Glasgow explores contemporary theoretical and practical issues in tourism development, with a cultural focus, providing critical analytical skills. Mobility periods will give you the opportunity to study at the University of Glasgow and its world-class consortium partners.

Overview

  • The Tourism Development and Culture from University of Glasgow provides an excellent opportunity for those new to tourism to engage and attain a broad grasp of the subject as well as a deep and analytical insight into aspects of tourism development, culture and related industries.
  • This is an exciting and innovative programme offered by the University of Glasgow (Dumfries Campus), the University of Malta, Lund University (Sweden) and the University Institute of Lisbon (Portugal). You will graduate with a joint degree awarded by the relevant partners.
  • By studying with a combination of these partners, you will be taught by world-class experts in the areas of social science analysis of tourism, heritage, business innovation and sustainability.
  • You will also have the opportunity to attend a 10 day summer school at Wageningen University (Netherlands) with a focus on the environment and tourism.
  • Unique in terms of the subject matter covered, the diverse range and complementarity of the five partner universities involved, and the focus on culture in its broadest sense will greatly enhance your student experience.  
  • Courses are both theoretical and practical. Some involve field trips, along with work placement opportunities. This will equip you for the working world in the tourism, heritage, and wider culture-based industries. 

Career

As a graduate you will be well equipped to find work in the tourism, cultural and heritage industries, both in the public and private sector. Potential employers include national and local government, agencies such as tourism departments, museums and heritage attractions, the travel and hotel industries, business consultancies and media organisations. It may be possible to transfer your acquired skills into other related professions such as planning or organisational sustainability. There will also be opportunities for teaching at schools, colleges and universities for qualified teachers, as well as research.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Heritage interpretation and development
  • Tourism and regional development.
  • Cities of culture
  • Cultural tourism and the European dimension
  • Marketing and management of culture
  • Research methods in cultural tourism

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Undergraduates with a minimum 2:1 Honours degree or equivalent (e.g. a Grade Point Average of 75%) in the following subject areas; social sciences or humanities, or management & business.
  • For Scholarship Applicants only - confirmation of IELTS 6.5 (with no subset less than 6.0) or equivalent (if English is not a Student’s first language or s/he did not study her/his undergraduate degree in an English speaking country, as recognised by the UK Home Office) must be submitted by the Scholarship application deadline. Scholarship applications will not be considered without this.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14433 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14433 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    7300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7300 GBP per year during 24 months.

UK/EU 

  • Full-time: £7,300 per annum or €8,400 per annum

International

  • Full-time: £14,433 per annum or €16,607 per annum

Living costs for Glasgow

620 - 1012 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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Our partners

Tourism Development and Culture
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