2.1 Honours degree or non-UK equivalent in social sciences, humanities, business studies, or geography. Other backgrounds may be considered.
International students with academic qualifications below those required should contact our partner institution, Glasgow International College, who offer a range of pre-Masters courses.
Months of entry
This programme is designed to build your understanding of the tourism, heritage and development sectors. Drawing upon a multidisciplinary team to do this, it uses academic approaches from the social sciences and the arts to investigate key themes. These include motivation, impacts, sustainable development, cultural and natural heritage, interpretation and management within this field.
- The programme gives you the opportunity to develop a vast repertoire of knowledge and expertise in the subject area through interdisciplinary and critical approaches to study.
- International in scope, it provides a worldwide perspective of tourism, as well as showcasing the variety and significance of this global industry. The programme covers a wide range of international case studies. We use examples from Europe, the Americas, Asia, as well as Scotland and the UK.
- The Dumfries campus hosts the Solway Centre for Environment and Culture, and is a centre of expertise in environmental and sustainability issues.
- A summer work placement with a variety of tourism and heritage related companies or attractions is possible.
- The local region of Dumfries has fine examples of natural and cultural heritage, including reserves, museums, theme towns and castles.
- You will also benefit from the combined industry experience of our guest lecturers.
Information for international students
This one-year masters programme is eligible for a new, streamlined visa application process: find out more
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
Further details of qualification
This Masters programme builds your understanding of the tourism, heritage and development sectors. You will examine these three areas both individually and collectively, taking an in-depth look at the relationships between them.
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Admissions