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Tourism and Sustainable Development

  • Number of credits 15 credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Autumn Term 2022

About the course

The course focuses on giving an overview of international tourism research including the nexus between tourism and geography, such as human mobility. It is addressed how societal changes influences traveling, and how traveling influences society and environment in various geographical contexts. As part of this, a historical overview of sustainable development in general as well as in tourism studies is given. Different scientific approaches to research into tourism are presented and the production of tourism, globalization and its impact on different places, various forms of tourism, the nexus between tourism, nature and society, and finally, tourism policy and planning for tourism are put in relation to current debates on sustainable development.

Application and eligibility

Tourism and Sustainable Development, 15 credits

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Autumn Term 2022 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen

Starts

29 August 2022

Ends

31 October 2022

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-29016

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 March 2022 at 13:00 CET. Application deadline is 19 April 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

29 August 2022

Ends

31 October 2022

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-F2904

Application

Application deadline was 17 January 2022. Submit a late application at Universityadmissions.se.

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