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Sustainability, Destinations and Regional Development

  • Number of credits 15 credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Spring Term 2023

About the course

In this course the applications of different destination development models are addressed. Models and theories of destination development are critically discussed and scrutinized from a scientific perspective, highlighting not least their compliance with principles of sustainable development. The course covers interrelationships of destination development and regional development, i.e. economic, socio-cultural and environmental impacts of tourism in different geographical contexts. Theories and practices for policy and planning for tourism and regional development are addressed discussing issues related to sustainable development.

Application and eligibility

Sustainability, Destinations and Regional Development, 15 credits

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Spring Term 2023 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen

Starts

16 January 2023

Ends

21 March 2023

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

Univ: 120 ECTS, 60 ECTS of which in human geography or equivalently.

Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English B/6 Entry requirements

Selection

Academic credits Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.

Application code

UMU-29102

Application

Please note: This application round is intended only for applicants within the EU/EEA and Switzerland. Online application service in Swedish will open 15 September 2022 at 13:00 CET. Application deadline is 17 October 2022. How to apply

Application and tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

Application fee

SEK 900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK 23,250

Total fee

SEK 23,250

Starts

16 January 2023

Ends

21 March 2023

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

Univ: 120 ECTS, 60 ECTS of which in human geography or equivalently.

Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English B/6 Entry requirements

Selection

Academic credits Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.

Application code

UMU-F2916

Application

The online application opens 01 June 2022 at 13:00 CET. Application deadline is 15 August 2022. How to apply

Application and tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

Application fee

SEK 900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK 23,250

Total fee

SEK 23,250

Contact us

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Contactperson for the course is:
Linda Lundmark