Taught course

Tourism, Environment and Development

King's College London · Department of Geography

Entry requirements

Minimum standard is a 2:1 degree or international equivalent, eg GPA of 3.3 from a US University. Candidates who do not achieve a 2:1 but have professional or voluntary experience will also be considered. Mature candidates will be considered favourably.

Months of entry


Course content

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.

  • 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.

Information for international students

Visit our admissions webpages to view our English language entry requirements.

Fees and funding

Visit the fees and funding webpages to find out more about bursaries, scholarships, grants, tuition fees, living expenses, student loans and other financial help available at King's.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Officer, Centre for Arts & Sciences Admissions (CASA)
+44 (0) 20 7848 1977 / 7203