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Sustainable Tourism Management

Polytechnic of Leiria

24 months
Duration
1500 EUR/year
570 EUR/year
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About

 The Master Program in Sustainable Tourism Management at Polytechnic of Leiria aims the training of students able to perform tasks in various branches of tourism, whether in public or in private sector.

Overview

The Master of Sustainable Tourism Management at Polytechnic of Leiria is divided into two distinct blocks: the first block, corresponding to two semesters, develop theoretical, theoretical-practical and technical curricular units, that will provide the tools needed to develop an integrated and sustainable management of tourism resources; in the second block, on the final two semesters, is developed a applied research work or technical/practical work integrated in the companies.

The course is developed using a mix method of complementary on-site and online teaching. Master’s program  is delivered 12 weeks online, 2 weeks on-site and 1 cultural week ( in case you wich to do so) per semester. 

Although it is mostly a distance-learning course, you won’t be alone

The school members provide the high levels of support  to enhance your success. You will have the occasion to work closely with your colleague and tutors in a suitably supported and collaborative online learning environment, studying at the times and in the places which suit you best.

Goals

The Master Program in Sustainable Tourism Management aims to:

  • develop higher-level knowledge about the various disciplines that integrate the course, adapting the principles and concepts underlying the Management and Sustainability in Tourism;
  • know deeply the human impacts on tourist systems and be able to establish effective solutions for this problem, apply the concepts and techniques developed with accuracy and ability to self-criticism;
  • be able to, through the knowledge acquired, to diagnose problems and propose solutions to management and sustainability, have the skills to carry out plans for sustainable management of tourism resources;
  • reaching research ability, critical analysis of information and scientific and technical dissemination; to motivate for the applications of knowledge, particularly through its sustained exploration and its integrated management, identifying potential employers, and promoting innovation;
  • be introduces of new ideas and new products and services related to the sustainable exploitation and management of tourism resources in national /international market, through self-employment;
  • understand and apply the techniques of scientific research, develop personal and professional skills that enable them to lead or join work teams; to acquire the skills needed to integrate doctoral or similar programs in related areas.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Economics of Tourism 
  • Quality Management in Tourism 
  • Research Methodologies 
  • Tourism Strategy and Policy
  • Seminars 
  • Environmental Tourism and Sustainability
  • Tourism Products Management
  • Tourism Projects Management
  • Budget and Financial Management
  • Tourism Markets 
  • Tourism and Cultural Heritage 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

Blended

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

  • Holders of a degree or legal equivalent in the areas of Tourism, Management and related areas; holders of a foreign academic degree following a 1st cycle of studies organized according to the principles of the Bologna process in the area of Tourism, Management and related areas;
  • Holders of a foreign degree that is recognized as meeting the objectives of a degree by the Scientific-Technical Council of ESTM in the areas of Tourism, Management and related areas;
  • Holders of an academic, scientific or professional curricula who is recognized as attesting the capacity to carry out this cycle of studies by the Scientific-Technical Council of ESTM.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3000 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    570 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1140 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.

Funding

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.

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