Study the complex relationships between tourism, the environment and development. Explore the advantages and disadvantages of tourism as a form of development and examine its environmental impact. Develop your own particular interests in tourism by choosing from a wide range of systematic and regional modules.
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- The programme is a stimulating and enriching experience for students, not only because of its unusual approach to the study of tourism but because it attracts students from different countries, with different academic backgrounds and experience. There are around 20 students on the programme, an ideal size for interactive teaching. Students usually get to know each other well during the year at King's.
- Students are encouraged to carry out fieldwork for their dissertations. This normally proves a challenging and an extremely rewarding experience.
- Students have been successful in gaining relevant employment following the programme.
- Located in the heart of London.
Ruth Craggs (from 2013/14)
King's College London
Credit value (UK/ECTS equivalent)
UK 180/ECTS 90
One year FT, two years PT, September to September.
Students on this programme have gone on to: undertake further postgraduate study as research students; employment in the tourism industry and as Tourism and Development Officers for local councils; journalism; senior managers for various organisations; academic appointments and teaching; Government agencies in North and South.
Year of entry 2013