Master's Program in Tourism in Norway

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Tourism

A Masters degree is an academic degree awarded to individuals who successfully denote a higher level of expertise. There are two main types of Masters - taught and research.

A tourism education may teach the skills needed in the tourism industry. Students can learn about the business and how to effectively plan good tours. Other areas might be covered, including leisure management, cultural tourism, event leadership, sustainable tourism and marketing strategies.

 

Master Degree in Tourism in Norway

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Master in Tourism Studies

UIT The Arctic University of Norway
Campus Full time August 2019 Norway Alta Tromsø + 1 more

The master of tourism studies programme is designed to prepare students for career entry or positions in commercial, public, or non-profit organisations that provide visitor services at the local, national, or international level. The programme also provides students with necessary academic foundations to proceed to a PhD. [+]

The master of tourism studies programme is designed to prepare students for career entry or positions in commercial, public, or non-profit organisations that provide visitor services at the local, national, or international level. The programme also provides students with necessary academic foundations to proceed to a PhD.

Programme description

Tourism is an increasingly important global phenomenon, which involves social, cultural, economic, political, and environmental opportunities and challenges. Expanding economies enable more people to travel frequently and over longer distances to experience landscapes, townscapes, cultures, and peoples. Globalization and technological developments enable increased mobilities, and thus tourism activities. Tourism development and growth also challenges the sustainability of ecologies in the era of climate change.... [-]