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MA Cultural Tourism Scholarship

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  • Carl, Daniela
    ***Apologies for cross-posting*** MA Cultural Tourism at the Centre for Tourism and Cultural Change, Leeds Metropolitan University, UK Offering Four 50%
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      MA Cultural Tourism at the Centre for Tourism and Cultural Change, Leeds Metropolitan University, UK

      ***Apologies for cross-posting***

       

      MA Cultural Tourism at the Centre for Tourism and Cultural Change, Leeds Metropolitan University, UK

       

      Offering Four 50% Tuition Fee Scholarships

       

      Cultural Tourism is one of the most important and rapidly expanding economic and social phenomena of the contemporary world. The Centre for Tourism and Cultural Change (CTCC) at Leeds Metropolitan University is a global leader in research and education regarding tourism and its relationships to culture(s).

       

      The MA Cultural Tourism offers:

       

      • An interdisciplinary and international perspective on tourism and culture allowing you to develop an informed position in contemporary theoretical debates and applied policy programmes.

       

      • A research led programme based upon the extensive experience and international work of the Centre for Tourism and Cultural Change.

       

      • Excellent links with regional, national and international organisations working in the tourism and culture field.

       

      • The opportunity to work on a ‘live’ case study relating to the cultural sector where you will be able to develop your own interests and skills.

       

      • The opportunity for you to develop your research and analytical skills which will equip you for future leadership roles in the diverse and dynamic field of cultural tourism and/or develop your interests by undertaking a PhD at the prestigious Centre for Tourism and Cultural Change.

       

      Leeds Metropolitan University has one of the largest groupings of tourism researchers in the world in the Centre for Tourism and Cultural Change and the International Centre for Responsible Tourism.

       

      Through course modules you will be able to study: The structures and dynamics of international tourism; the social practices and performances of tourists; international tourism policy; the relationships between tourism and concepts of modernity, globalisation and colonialism; tangible and intangible heritage and their management; the role of museums and the ways by which cultures are represented; festivals and cultural events; culture and regeneration; tourism as a means of intercultural dialogue.

       

      Modules include:

       

      Tourism and Tourists

      Cosmopolitanism and Cultures of Mobility

      Researching Cultural Tourism

      Representing and Displaying Culture

      Managing Heritage

      Tourism, Media and Cultural Flows

      Tourism, Festivals and Cultural Events

      Cultural Tourism Case Study 

       

      For further information and an application form please email to Dr Philip Long at culturaltourism@.... Or visit our website for further details: http://www.tourism-culture.com/postgraduate_studies.html.

       

      Centre for Tourism and Cultural Change (CTCC)

      Faculty of Arts and Society

      Leeds Metropolitan University

      Old School Board

      Calverley Street

      Leeds LS1 3ED

      United Kingdom

      Tel. +44 (0) 113 2838541

      Fax. +44 (0) 113- 283 8544

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