Are you interested in tourism and sustainable development? Do you want to deepen your knowledge of tourism evaluation and planning from the perspective of sustainability?
The program 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 program 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 program.
General entry requirements for studies at the 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.
Alternative selection: The selection of students who have applied is partly based on a statement of purpose and cv.
Click here for the program syllabus.
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 the public sector.
Master of Science (120 credits) with Specialization in Sustainability.
The main field of study: Tourism Studies. Options for a 1-year (60 credit) degree exists.
About the School
Linnaeus University is a modern, international university named after Carl Linnaeus – a world-renowned Swedish scientist who was born in the Småland region where the university is located.