Bournemouth University

Bournemouth University

Sustainable Tourism Planning

The aim of this course is to provide a critical awareness of the value and benefits of sustainable planning for tourism management and knowledge of different approaches; during the course you'll have lectures on sustainable development principles, economic, environmental and socio-cultural tourism impacts, traditional planning approaches and recent shifts, indicator development frameworks and monitoring, forecasting demand and feasibility studies, tourist satisfaction, issues related to implementation in destinations and industry, contemporary challenges (disasters and economic crisis affecting destinations), and current debates.

Entry requirements

An honours degree is normally required 2.2 or above, or substantial relevant industrial experience at senior management level; applicants are encouraged to provide details of relevant work experience; relevant subjects: all subjects considered.

Course modules

Year 1: tourism and hospitality principles and practice; business strategy and finance; managing organisations; critical issues in tourism development and planning; tourism impacts and management; dissertation. Choose 1 of the following options: aviation, tourism development and climate change; conference tourism; entrepreneurship; food and drink; mobile communication and mobile marketing; sport tourism; wildlife, nature and ecotourism; placement.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Sandwich including industrial placement - 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 7,000 per Whole course (home fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 13,000 per Whole course (overseas fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 7,000 per Whole course (EU fees) 2 years
MSc Full-time £ 7,000 per Academic year (EU fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 7,000 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 13,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Talbot Campus Poole BH12 5BB South West

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