A Bachelor's degree, equivalent to a Swedish Kandidatexamen, from an internationally recognised university. The main field of study must be within the social sciences or the humanities. This prerequisite may be replaced by Introduction to Sustainable Destination Development.
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Application Fee: SEK 900
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About the course:
The course builds on a broad definition of nature as a cultural environment created through an interaction between man and nature. Environments are spatially connected and central perspectives in this course cover questions of the commercial use and reuse of the environment-as-resource within green tourism and destination development in widely different fields such as museums, national parks, eco-tourism and summerhouse tourism. Based on fields of research such as ethnology, human ecology, cultural geography and anthropology, aspects of environmental law are observed where normative value patterns, visual presentations and narratives reflect the social and cultural dimensions of nature. The course gives students proficiency in using interdisciplinary perspectives about how relations between man and environment influence social and cultural sustainability, understood and achieved with a focus on current tourism and destination development.