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Responsible Tourism Management

Leeds Beckett University

12 months
890 GBP/module
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This Responsible Tourism Management course from Leeds Beckett University helps meet the resulting demand for managers with the ability to implement responsible tourism strategies within marketing, operations and product development. 

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This distinctive postgraduate certificate is part of the only responsible tourism management MSc in the world certified by the UNWTO.TedQual programme established by the United Nations World Tourism Organization. It is taught by staff with first-hand experience in tourism management, research and consultancy, who will share their global expertise with you.

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


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
  • Marketing Responsible Tourism
  • Natural Resources & Environmental Management
  • Communities, Culture & Heritage 
  • Ethical Tourism Business Management
  • Destination Management: Roles & Responsibilities
  • Responsible Tourism Theory & Practice (part-time distance learners only)

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • 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.


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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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  • National

    890 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 890 GBP per module during 12 months.
  •  £890 for each 20 credit point module
  • Short option: UK/EU: £2,670 per year/ INT: £5,000 per year

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.


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