Sustainable Tourism - Rethinking the future, Certificate

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    Application Deadline
  • 63 days
    Duration
EdX is an online learning platform trusted by over 12 million users offering the Sustainable Tourism - Rethinking the future in collaboration with Wageningen University and Research - WageningenX. Gain the skills and knowledge to rethink current tourism developments and reimagine practices to build alternatives futures.
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About

Are you aware of the sheer size and rapid development of tourism? And do you like to engage in meaningful debates about these developments as they appear today and/or tomorrow? If so, this course is for you!

Learn more about different social science perspectives to tourism. Implement these perspectives to a tourism case , and share your insights in a professional team environment including practitioners, visionaries, and/or tourism entrepreneurs joining this course.

Learn and work on promising and new tourism developments, including Digital Nomadism, Urban Overtourism, Accessible Tourism, or Ecotourism.

The programme

In this Sustainable Tourism - Rethinking the future course at Wageningen University and Research - WageningenX, you'll explore these and other inspiring developments currently observed in the tourism industry. You'll make use of interdisciplinary insights to rethink the status quo of tourism. Alternatives can only become real if we allow for an open space for continuous discussion and the generation of new tourism narratives. 

Not only do we provide space to connect ideas into new narratives for change, we will also challenge you to remain engaged after completion of the course

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 63 days
    • Intensity 6 hrs/week
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
    • Duration description
      6 to 8 hours per week
  • Languages
    • English
    Schedule TOEFL® Schedule IELTS
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

What you'll learn

  • How to implement insights from various tourism disciplines to current developments in the tourism industry
  • Become familiar with, and share, inspiring tourism developments across the world
  • Recognize and co-create future narratives as a tool to compose new business cases and/or project proposals in your professional context
  • Ways to become part of ongoing dialogues on developments for the future of tourism

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

  • Schedule a TOEFL® test
  • Schedule an IELTS test

Academic Requirements

This course is especially valuable if you have a background in either the social sciences or tourism/hospitality studies, but everyone is welcome to join (you might want to consider taking TOUR01x first to learn the basic concepts used in this course)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    99 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 99 USD for the full programme and a duration of 63 days.
  • National

    99 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 99 USD for the full programme and a duration of 63 days.
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Funding

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