MSc

Responsible Tourism Management

Teaching & Learning

Distance Learning - overall workload

If you choose to study this course by distance learning, as a guideline you will need to allocate around 10 hours per week to complete each module plus a further five hours for additional reading and assignments. These 10 hours of teaching and learning will be delivered using a range of interactive resources, this typically includes audio and video content, group discussions, reflective exercises, quizzes, online reading and much more. All these resources are delivered through our Virtual Learning Environment and can be accessed at a time and place that suits you.

What you'll learn

Develop a critical understanding of the theoretical concepts and practical strategies related to successfully harnessing tourism for local economic development, community empowerment and poverty reduction. This module will enable you to assess a tourism context from the perspective of different stakeholders and how they are contributing to, or benefiting from, local economic development.
Learn to effectively manage the business of responsible tourism marketing management. You will explore a range of key strategies, tools, insights and approaches in marketing travel and tourism responsibly, as well as in marketing responsible tourism products and experiences within the digital era
Develop analytical skills to identify and understand the causes of tourism-related environmental impacts in order to apply strategies for their effective management. You will examine best-practices of competing environmental management objectives in tourism businesses and relevant activities.
Explore the relationships between host communities, their unique cultures and heritage, and the tourists who visit these destinations. You will gain an understanding of how people make and experience places, and how these places and their intangible and tangible heritage assets can be managed responsibly.
Explore the nexus between ethics and business and gain an overview of the range of commercial skills and knowledge required by managers operating in the private, public and third sector. You will be introduced to ethical business practices and skills needed to plan and manage a successful ethical business.
Gain an understanding of the key concepts of destination management and begin to identify, evaluate and apply practical and theoretical strategies for the responsible management of destinations. You will also be able to identify and evaluate the roles and responsibilities of destination stakeholders in the implementation of these strategies.
This introductory module to the course introduces the concept of responsible tourism and ensures that all students have a common knowledge base about tourism assets and the tourism industry. (This module is not available to full-time students).
Gain the knowledge, skills and techniques to develop your abilities to conceive, plan and execute research and to successfully complete a major research project at masters level.
Undertake an extended study of a topic relating to your subject. You will use the skills and knowledge developed during the 'Masters Research Methods' (or comparable module) for investigation of an aspect of your field of study that is of particular interest.
Develop a critical understanding of the theoretical concepts and practical strategies related to successfully harnessing tourism for local economic development, community empowerment and poverty reduction. This module will enable you to assess a tourism context from the perspective of different stakeholders and how they are contributing to, or benefiting from, local economic development.
Learn to effectively manage the business of responsible tourism marketing management. You will explore a range of key strategies, tools, insights and approaches in marketing travel and tourism responsibly, as well as in marketing responsible tourism products and experiences within the digital era
Develop analytical skills to identify and understand the causes of tourism-related environmental impacts in order to apply strategies for their effective management. You will examine best-practices of competing environmental management objectives in tourism businesses and relevant activities.
Explore the relationships between host communities, their unique cultures and heritage, and the tourists who visit these destinations. You will gain an understanding of how people make and experience places, and how these places and their intangible and tangible heritage assets can be managed responsibly.
Explore the nexus between ethics and business and gain an overview of the range of commercial skills and knowledge required by managers operating in the private, public and third sector. You will be introduced to ethical business practices and skills needed to plan and manage a successful ethical business.
Gain an understanding of the key concepts of destination management and begin to identify, evaluate and apply practical and theoretical strategies for the responsible management of destinations. You will also be able to identify and evaluate the roles and responsibilities of destination stakeholders in the implementation of these strategies.
This introductory module to the course introduces the concept of responsible tourism and ensures that all students have a common knowledge base about tourism assets and the tourism industry. (This module is not available to full-time students).
Gain the knowledge, skills and techniques to develop your abilities to conceive, plan and execute research and to successfully complete a major research project at masters level.
Undertake an extended study of a topic relating to your subject. You will use the skills and knowledge developed during the 'Masters Research Methods' (or comparable module) for investigation of an aspect of your field of study that is of particular interest.

What you'll learn

Develop a critical understanding of the theoretical concepts and practical strategies related to successfully harnessing tourism for local economic development, community empowerment and poverty reduction. This module will enable you to assess a tourism context from the perspective of different stakeholders and how they are contributing to, or benefiting from, local economic development.
Learn to effectively manage the business of responsible tourism marketing management. You will explore a range of key strategies, tools, insights and approaches in marketing travel and tourism responsibly, as well as in marketing responsible tourism products and experiences within the digital era
Develop analytical skills to identify and understand the causes of tourism-related environmental impacts in order to apply strategies for their effective management. You will examine best-practices of competing environmental management objectives in tourism businesses and relevant activities.
Explore the relationships between host communities, their unique cultures and heritage, and the tourists who visit these destinations. You will gain an understanding of how people make and experience places, and how these places and their intangible and tangible heritage assets can be managed responsibly.
Explore the nexus between ethics and business and gain an overview of the range of commercial skills and knowledge required by managers operating in the private, public and third sector. You will be introduced to ethical business practices and skills needed to plan and manage a successful ethical business.
Gain an understanding of the key concepts of destination management and begin to identify, evaluate and apply practical and theoretical strategies for the responsible management of destinations. You will also be able to identify and evaluate the roles and responsibilities of destination stakeholders in the implementation of these strategies.
Develop a critical understanding of the theoretical concepts and practical strategies related to successfully harnessing tourism for local economic development, community empowerment and poverty reduction. This module will enable you to assess a tourism context from the perspective of different stakeholders and how they are contributing to, or benefiting from, local economic development.
Learn to effectively manage the business of responsible tourism marketing management. You will explore a range of key strategies, tools, insights and approaches in marketing travel and tourism responsibly, as well as in marketing responsible tourism products and experiences within the digital era
Develop analytical skills to identify and understand the causes of tourism-related environmental impacts in order to apply strategies for their effective management. You will examine best-practices of competing environmental management objectives in tourism businesses and relevant activities.
Explore the relationships between host communities, their unique cultures and heritage, and the tourists who visit these destinations. You will gain an understanding of how people make and experience places, and how these places and their intangible and tangible heritage assets can be managed responsibly.
Explore the nexus between ethics and business and gain an overview of the range of commercial skills and knowledge required by managers operating in the private, public and third sector. You will be introduced to ethical business practices and skills needed to plan and manage a successful ethical business.
Gain an understanding of the key concepts of destination management and begin to identify, evaluate and apply practical and theoretical strategies for the responsible management of destinations. You will also be able to identify and evaluate the roles and responsibilities of destination stakeholders in the implementation of these strategies.