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Responsible Tourism Management

Leeds Beckett University

12 months
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7000 GBP/year
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About

This Responsible Tourism Management course from Leeds Beckett University is the only responsible tourism management MSc in the world certified by the UNWTO.TedQual programme established by the United Nations World Tourism Organization

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Overview

It is taught by staff with first-hand experience in tourism management, research and consultancy, who will share their global expertise with you.

Designed to develop your professional experience in tourism, heritage, and sustainable development, this course will also help meet the resulting demand for managers who can implement responsible tourism strategies within marketing, operations and product development.

As part of your Responsible Tourism Management course from Leeds Beckett University , you’ll:

  • Explore domestic and international tourism - and understand that the principles of responsible tourism are as applicable to the Yorkshire Dales as they are to The Gambia
  • Plan, implement and evaluate responsible tourism policies and practices
  • Understand and manage the complex interactions between tourism stakeholders
  • Identify, create and implement appropriate responses to better manage common resource use issues

Career

You will enhance your ability to operate effectively at a strategic level within conservation organisations and in both the public and private sectors, and you will have expertise and confidence to devise , implement and manage responsible tourism programmes. Graduates have gone on to work as sustainability and product managers for tour operators and have also taken senior managerial positions in government departments and with international non-governmental organisations.

  • Responsible Tourism Adviser
  • Sustainable Product Manager
  • Charity Development Consultant
  • Sustainable Destinations Manager

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Local Economic Development & Poverty Reduction (full-time and part-time on-campus learners)
  • Marketing Responsible Tourism (full-time and part-time on-campus learners)
  • Natural Resources & Environmental Management (full-time and part-time on-campus learners)
  • Communities, Culture & Heritage (full-time and part-time on-campus learners)
  • Ethical Tourism Business Management (full-time and part-time on-campus learners)
  • Destination Management: Roles & Responsibilities (full-time and part-time on-campus learners)
  • Responsible Tourism Theory & Practice (part-time distance learners)
  • Research Methods
  • Research Project

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Most courses don't have fixed application deadlines. But, our courses are popular - they can fill up quickly. It's best to apply as early as possible.

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should have at least a second class honours degree in a relevant field including Travel, Tourism, Hospitality, Business, Economics, Marketing, Environmental Management, Ecology, Development, Cultural Heritage Management, Project Management or Planning.
  • Applicants who do not meet the academic entry requirements will be expected to have equivalent experience and training from a relevant work environment. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • PT:  £778 for each 20 credit point module

Living costs for Leeds

637 - 1103 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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