Master of Science in Tourism and Sustainability

Linnaeus University

Program Description

Master of Science in Tourism and Sustainability

Linnaeus University

Are you interested in tourism and sustainable development? Do you want to deepen your knowledge in tourism evaluation and planning from the perspective of sustainability?

The programme leads to a 2-year master’s degree in Tourism Studies and provides a thorough knowledge of social, cultural, economic and environmental aspects of tourism. With a consistent focus on sustainability, it provides skills in analyzing, planning and evaluating tourism and tourism-related phenomena at local, global and planetary scales. The programme provides considerable opportunities for individual choices and specializations, including practice-related projects within tourism, as well as the final thesis. It also provides the set of skills necessary for conducting independent research, reflected in the research-based final thesis.

Professor Stefan Gössling and professor Michael Hall, two world-leading tourism scholars, and researchers, are actively involved in the programme.


Entry Requirements

General entry requirements for studies at second cycle and specific entry requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in tourism studies or in another social science main field of study or equivalent.
  • English B/6 or equivalent.


Selections

Alternative selection: The selection of students who have applied is partly based on a statement of purpose and cv.


Syllabus

Click here for the programme syllabus.


Career

In the large tourism sector, there is a growing need for qualified expertise in evaluating, analyzing and planning for tourism and tourism-related activities from a sustainability perspective. The program provides these skills and prepares students for advanced jobs in the private as well as public sector.


Degree

Master of Science (120 credits) with Specialization in Sustainability.

(Main field of study: Tourism Studies) Options for a 1-year (60 credit) degree exists.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated July 5, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 3, 2018
Sept. 2, 2019
Duration
Duration
2 years
Full time
Price
Price
- Tuition fees for students outside EU/EES/Switzerland: 390,000.00 SEK
Information
Deadline
Request Info
Some courses and programmes will accept late applications.
Locations
Sweden - Kalmar, Kalmar County
Start date : Sept. 3, 2018
Application deadline Request Info
Some courses and programmes will accept late applications.
End date June 7, 2020
Start date : Sept. 2, 2019
Application deadline Jan. 15, 2019
Some courses and programmes will accept late applications.
End date June 6, 2021
Dates
Sept. 3, 2018
Sweden - Kalmar, Kalmar County
Application deadline Request Info
Some courses and programmes will accept late applications.
End date June 7, 2020
Sept. 2, 2019
Sweden - Kalmar, Kalmar County
Application deadline Jan. 15, 2019
Some courses and programmes will accept late applications.
End date June 6, 2021