The MSc Tourism Development & Culture (TourDC) is an Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters Degree programme. It is a 24-month full-time programme with three mandatory mobility periods and an optional summer school. It has been designed to maximize your learning outcomes through both student and staff mobility and is innovative in the interconnectedness of the curriculum. You will receive a single parchment of MSc Tourism Development & Culture jointly awarded by the partner universities (depending on your chosen pathway).
To develop tourism professionals, researchers, academics, business consultants, and planners of the future with a wide level of experience, including the possibility of work placements, to enable them to deal with the challenges ahead posed by societal and cultural change.
Opportunity focus areas:
– University of Glasgow
Environment, technology and society
Reading the environment
– University of Malta
Cultural legislation and policy
Religious heritage and niche tourism
– University Institute of Lisbon
Business analytics in tourism
Hospitality business design and operations
Shopping tourism and luxury retail management
Wine tourism and wine business
– Summer school
Leisure, tourism and environment: Experiences and environments
Leisure, tourism and globalization
Research methodologies in leisure, tourism, and environment
Note: Scholarship candidates must be Undergraduates with a minimum 2:1 Honours degree or equivalent (e.g. a Grade Point Average of 75%) or demonstrate a recognised equivalent level of learning according to national rules and legislation in place.
Note: Scholarship candidates must have already obtained a first higher education degree or demonstrate a recognised equivalent level of learning according to national rules and legislation in place.
Note: Students from any region of the world – however no more than three from the same country or with the same nationality will be awarded in the same intake. The scholarship’s terms depend on your country of origin/residence.
Note: Students who are former Action 1 Erasmus Mundus Master/Doctoral Course scholarship holders are not eligible for an additional scholarship.Successful applicants cannot benefit from another scholarship offered by the European Union during their studies on this scholarship.
Note: must spend at least two complete mobility periods in at least two of the consortium’s full HEI partners which are located in different Programme Countries (can't be taken from any place out). Each of these mandatory mobility periods must include a volume of study/research or equivalent corresponding to at least 30 ECTS.
Note: Contribution to subsistence costs will not be given to scholarship holders from a Partner country for periods exceeding three months of the EMJMD spent in any Partner country or for periods of the EMJMD spent in their country of residence.
Note: up to 9,000 € per year per scholarship holder from a Partner Country.
Note: 2,000 € per year for travel costs + 1,000 € for installation costs for a scholarship holder resident in a Partner EU country whose location is situated at less than 4,000 km from the EMJMD coordinating HEI.
Note: 3,000 € per year for travel costs + 1,000 € for installation costs for a scholarship resident in a Partner country whose location is situated at 4.000km or more from the EMJMD coordinating HEI.
Note: 1,000 € per month for the entire duration of the EMJMD study programme (24 months maximum).
Note: Additional study/research/thesis preparation/placement periods can take place in other participating organisations in the consortium (partner and associated partner) under the condition that the activities concerned are implemented under the direct supervision of the consortium partner.
Note: Contribution to subsistence costs will not be given to scholarship holders for the periods of the EMJMD (study/research/placement/thesis preparation) spent in their country of residence.
Note: Contribution to subsistence costs will not be given to Partner EU Country scholarship holders for periods exceeding 3 months spent in any Partner Country.
Note: A copy (or copies) of your official academic transcript(s), showing full details of subjects studied and grades/marks obtained.
Note: A copy (or copies) of your official degree certificate(s) (if you have already completed your degree).
Note: Official English translations of the certificate(s) and transcript(s).
Note: Two written references are required with at least one from an academic the Applicant has studied with on headed paper.
Note: Evidence of your English Language ability (if your first language is not English).
Note: A copy of the photo page of your passport (Non-EU students only).