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  1. Tourism Studies, BS

    DefinitionA three-year theoretical and practical programme in tourism studies at the Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences of the University of Iceland. It provides 180 ECTS or 120 ECTS Major and 60 ECTS Minor which qualifies for the degree of baccalaureus scientiarum, BS. Entrance requirements are a student examination from a secondary school. ...

    Category: Qualifications Location: Iceland
  2. Tourism Studies, BS

    DefinitionThree years long academic undergraduate study programme at the Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences. The programme is approved of for the degree of baccalaureus scientarum, BS. Admission requirement is Matriculation Examination (Stúdentspróf: school leaving examination on the completion secondary school).   Type of knowledgeThe student possesses an extensive knowledge and understanding in tourism studies. The student is familiar with the most recent knowledge in the field of tourism studies. ...

    Category: Qualifications Location: Iceland
  3. Tourism Studies, Diploma

    The program aims to prepare students for a variety of positions in the front line of tourism through acquired knowledge, skills and responsibility. Furthermore, the student should be able to undertake further study at university.Upon graduation, the student canKnowledge:use the main information sources on tourism in Icelandexplain the key concepts in the following areas; hospitality / reception, guest and host relations, dissemination of information ;marketing, establishment and operation of enterprises ;environment and natural history of Iceland, nature interpretation ;culture and heritage account for the legal framework for tourism in Icelanddescribe the development of tourism and tourism studies in the western worlddescribe the structure, scope and nature of  Icelandic tourism and outline the key points of its tourism policy describe key principles of sustainable development and sustainable tourismSkills:show responsible practices towards nature and touristsapply their knowledge of environmental issues in tourismdisseminate information using appropriate data and mediadistinguish between academic and non-academic discourseprovide examples of how tourism quality control is conducted in Icelandexplain fundamentals of hospitalityprovide an overview of key aspects of the tourism industry and its relation to other aspects of societyorganize and manage reception , services and / or recreation   with the needs and safety of guests in mind Competences:build further knowledge about tourismprovide professional services ...

    Provider NameLBHH

    Category: Learning Opportunities Location: Iceland
  4. Tourism Studies, Doctorate

    Definition A three-year theoretical graduate education program (research oriented) in tourism studies at the Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Iceland. It provides at least 180 ECTS units of credit and qualifies for the degree philosophiae doctor, PhD. Entrance requirements are a research oriented MS degree in tourism studies or compatible disciplines, or compatible exams. The scope of the research projects must be 180 ECTS units. Doctoral education follows specific faculty rules. Knowledge, skills and competence Upon completion of the Ph.D. degree the student should be able to demonstrate knowledge, skills and competence as follows: 1. Knowledge and understanding1.1. The student has broadened the knowledge base and gained an in-depth and profound understanding of main theoretical schools, epistemology, terms and newest knowledge within own research field. 1.2. The student has adopted competencies in taking initiatives, demonstrating originality and critical mindset towards research, and can compile and develop theoretical ideas within own research field.1.3. The student has attained an understanding of the nature of research activities and knows the rights and obligations related to scientific and academic conduct. Among them, discretion, copyright, ethics, property rights on scientific results and data. 1.4. The student has demonstrated initiatives in creating new knowledge and interpretation through research passed by reviews of academics in the field.1.5. The student has knowledge ...

    Provider NameHI

    Category: Learning Opportunities Location: Iceland
  5. Tourism Studies, Doctorate

    Definition A three-year theoretical graduate education program (research oriented) in tourism studies at the Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Iceland. It provides at least 180 ECTS units of credit and qualifies for the degree philosophiae doctor, PhD. Entrance requirements are a  research oriented MS degree in tourism studies or compatible disciplines, or compatible exams. The scope of the research projects must be 180 ECTS units. Doctoral education follows specific faculty rules. Knowledge, skills and competence Upon completion of the Ph.D. degree the student should be able to demonstrate knowledge, skills and competence as follows: 1. Knowledge and understanding1.1. The student has broadened the knowledge base and gained an in-depth and profound understanding of main theoretical schools, epistemology, terms and newest knowledge within own research field. 1.2. The student has adopted competencies in taking initiatives, demonstrating originality and critical mindset towards research, and can compile and develop theoretical ideas within own research field.1.3. The student has attained an understanding of the nature of research activities and knows the rights and obligations related to scientific and academic conduct. Among them, discretion, copyright, ethics, property rights on scientific results and data. 1.4. The student has demonstrated initiatives in creating new knowledge and interpretation through research passed by reviews of academics in the field.1.5. The student has knowledge ...

    Category: Qualifications Location: Iceland
  6. Tourism Studies, M.A.

    Upon completing the program students should have the following Knowledge The student should have an overview of the field of tourism studies; the history, main theories, research traditions and contemporary issues in tourism research. The student should be knowledgeable about the role of tourism in culture and society and understand how to apply this knowledge in tourism and tourism research. The student should be knowledgeable about the tourism industry and understand how to apply this knowledge in research. The student should be able to apply knowledge and understanding of tourism to analyze the state of art, propose and argue for relevant measures and articulate research findings. Skills The student should be able to delimit a research problem, collect relevant data, analyse the data and mediate the results of research within the professional and academic communities of tourism. The student should be able to write and publish academic papers in peer reviewed media, make a conference presentation and publish original work on the web. Competences The student should be able to disseminate own research findings, survey and disseminate knowledge to the industry and academic community by publishing academic papers, material for the public, presentations and participation in public discourse on tourism. The student should be an active participant in the academic community in tourism, sharing in the pursuit of knowledge.   ...

    Provider NameLBHH

    Category: Learning Opportunities Location: Iceland
  7. Tourism Studies, Minor

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    Provider NameHI

    Category: Learning Opportunities Location: Iceland
  8. Tourism Studies, MS

    Definition Two year theory and research oriented graduate programme in Tourism at the Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Iceland. It provides 120 ECTS units of credit and qualifies for the degree magister scientiarum, MS. Entrance requirements are BS degree in tourism studies or comparative degrees (BS or BA) with minimal grade of 6,5. The scope of research oriented project is 60 ECTS units. An MS degree provides access to doctoral education at level 3. Knowledge, skills and competence Upon completion of the MS programme, the student should be able to demonstrate knowledge, skills and competence as follows: 1. Knowledge and understanding1.1. The student has broadened the previous knowledge base and gained an in-depth insight into a chosen specialised topic within the field of tourism studies.1.2. The student has obtained an in-depth knowledge of the applicability and/or theoretical values within a specialised field of tourism studies.1.3. The student has a profound understanding of main methodologies and approaches that are used within the chosen specialised field.1.4. The student can turn knowledge and understanding gained into applied use in a disciplinary work within the field of tourism1.5. The student has gained competence in discussing and debating own work.1.6. The student has gained competence in articulating and explaining own research activities and findings at an academic forum, in written text as well as orally. 2. Practical ability and skills2.1. The student can design, plan ...

    Provider NameHI

    Category: Learning Opportunities Location: Iceland
  9. Tourism Studies, MS

    Definition Two year theory and research oriented graduate programme in Tourism at the Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Iceland. It provides 120 ECTS units of credit and qualifies for the degree magister scientiarum, MS. Entrance requirements are BS degree in tourism studies or comparative degrees (BS or BA) with minimal grade of 6,5. The scope of research oriented project is 60 ECTS units. An MS degree provides access to doctoral education at level 3. Knowledge, skills and competence Upon completion of the MS programme, the student should be able to demonstrate knowledge, skills and competence as follows: 1. Knowledge and understanding1.1. The student has broadened the previous knowledge base and gained an in-depth insight into a chosen specialised topic within the field of tourism studies.1.2. The student has obtained an in-depth knowledge of the applicability and/or theoretical values within a specialised field of tourism studies.1.3. The student has a profound understanding of main methodologies and approaches that are used within the chosen specialised field.1.4. The student can turn knowledge and understanding gained into applied use in a disciplinary work within the field of tourism1.5. The student has gained competence in discussing and debating own work.1.6. The student has gained competence in articulating and explaining own research activities and findings at an academic forum, in written text as well as orally. 2. Practical ability and skills2.1. The student can design, plan ...

    Category: Qualifications Location: Iceland
  10. Tourism Studies- master

    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. 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. This study program seeks to provide students with thorough knowledge about how to balance environmental, economic, and socio-cultural benefits ans concerns in tourism. In particular, students will adress how to meet tourist markets' demands for nature and heritage experiences, without compromising future generations' access to these. Throughout the program, students will obtain specialized insights into the complexities of tourism in relation to experiences, in how tourism is performed and marketed, and how it shapes - and is shaped by - cultural, social, economic, temporal and spatial power relations. The specialized insights should enable students to analyze tourism in ways that give ...

    Provider NameUiT Norges arktiske universitet

    Category: Learning Opportunities Location: Norway

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