Tourism, Heritage and DevelopmentUniversidad de Glasgow
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Entry requirements for postgraduate taught programmes are a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification (for example, GPA 3.0 or above) in a relevant subject unless otherwise specified. English language If your first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English Language proficiency level.
- The MLitt in Tourism, Heritage & Development is international in scope. We use examples from Europe, the Americas and Asia, while also drawing on Scotland as a major example.
- The programme is unique in the UK for offering tourism, heritage and development topics together, drawing upon a multidisciplinary team to do this. You will also benefit from the combined industry experience of our guest lecturers.
- We will help you arrange a summer work placement with a variety of tourism and heritage related companies or attractions.
- MLitt: 12 months full-time; 24 months part-time
You will complete two core courses, two optional courses and a dissertation or project (which can include a work placement) on a subject of your choice.
Subject areas you will study include
- international development including globalisation, dependency and sustainability
- regional and destination development strategies
- the tourist as a subject in terms of motivation, background, behaviour and impact
- the cultural context of tourism in terms of the variety of experiences sought by tourists and the varying reactions from host communities
- built heritage such as archaeological remains, castles, monuments and vernacular architecture
- arts heritage such as literature, painting and music, as well as language and customs
- natural heritage, especially in relation to ecotourism
- heritage management: museums and other attractions.
- Tourism and regional development
- Heritage, interpretation and development.
Optional courses (subject to change depending on availability)
- Heritage management in context: theory and practice
- Tourism: social science approaches
- Tourism, sustainability and climate change 2.
Career prospectsAs a graduate you will have the skills and attributes for a wide variety of careers. There are a number of interesting roles within tourism and heritage bodies; you could also work as a consultant or advisor to councils, businesses and planning bodies.