University of Glasgow
Tourism, Heritage and Development
Students are taught through a combination of lectures, seminars, tutorials, fieldwork and project work; some of the courses also include study trips; and each student completes 2 core courses, 2 optional courses and a dissertation or project (which can include a work placement) on a subject of their choice; there are a number of subject areas: international development including globalisation, dependency and sustainability; regional and destination development strategies; the tourist as a subject in terms of motivation, background, behaviour and impact; the cultural context of tourism in terms of the variety of experiences sought by tourists and the varying reactions from host communities; built heritage such as archaeological remains, castles, monuments and vernacular architecture; arts heritage such as literature, painting and music, as well as language and customs; natural heritage, especially in relation to ecotourism; heritage management: museums and other attractions.
Entry requirements for postgraduate taught programmes are a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification (for example, GPA 3.0 or above) in a relevant subject unless otherwise specified.
Tourism and regional development; and heritage, interpretation and development; optional courses (subject to change depending on availability): heritage management in context: theory and practice; tourism: social science approaches; tourism, sustainability and climate change 2; all students are required to complete a dissertation or project, which can include a work placement.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 6,800 per Academic year (home fees)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 14,500 per Academic year (overseas fees)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 6,800 per Academic year (EU fees)||12 months|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 756 per Credit module (home fees)||24 months|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 756 per Credit module (EU fees)||24 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Dumfries Campus||Dumfries||DG1 4ZL||Scotland|
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