Master of Science Sustainable TourismAwarded by: University of Sunderland, UK

Programme Objectives

The Master of Science Sustainable Tourism programme will enable students to better understand how to protect and exploit fragile socio-economic resources. They will examine international best practice and learn how to shape new sustainable futures. Key issues such as ecotourism, challenges to implementing sustainable practices in tourism, slow tourism with a focus on rural, wellbeing and wellness travel will be covered.

The sustainability agenda, and change management will also be explored, and the course will develop the student’s theoretical knowledge of models and concepts applicable to real world scenarios.

Why University of Sunderland

The University of Sunderland places its 20,000 students at the heart of everything it does, providing life changing opportunities for a diverse and vibrant learning community.

Sunderland is an internationally connected university, with 18 educational partners in 12 countries. Almost a third of our students study for a Sunderland degree off-campus in their own country – meaning the University is regarded as a pioneer in transnational education. In addition our international reach is growing and we attract students to Sunderland and to the University of Sunderland in London from over 100 countries.

The University is acknowledged as one of the UK’s top providers of Transnational Education with over 6,500 students studying for University of Sunderland academic awards with quality assured partners in Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Botswana, Germany, Kenya, Uzbekistan and Trinidad.
Our student support and research-informed curriculum mean learners develop the skills and flexibility employers are looking for, and the behaviours and values that contribute towards social responsibility and citizenship.

Our research has been classed as 'world leading' in 10 subjects and 'internationally excellent' in an additional three subjects, by the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF).

Tourism Concepts and Issues

Current Practices in the Visitor Economy

Research Methods for the Services Sector

Sustainable Tourism

Sustainable Tourism Major Project

 

The average lecturer/student ratio is 1 : 100 (lecture)

The average lecturer/student ratio is 1 : 20 (tutorial)

Click here to download profiles of lecturers.

Duration & Intakes

Full-time
Duration Commencement Completion
12 Months TBA TBA

 

Part-time
Duration Commencement Completion
18 Months TBA TBA

Fees & Structure

 

Structure Tuition Fees (inclusive of 8% GST) Non-Tuition Fees (inclusive of 8% GST)
Full-time TBA TBA
Part-time

Application fees: S$162.00

Note:
# All application fees are non-refundable.
# All fees quoted are inclusive of GST at the prevailing rate.

# Local:
- Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop, medical insurance and fee protection scheme. 
- Non-tuition fees for part-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop and fee protection scheme.
# International: Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop, medical insurance, medical examination and administrative fee.
# Non-tuition fees for international students may vary.
# Non-tuition fees are non-refundable, refer to MDIS refund policy for more details.

Entry Requirements

Applicants must be of age 19 and above and possess one of the following:

A second lower class Bachelor's degree (any discipline)

OR

Other qualifications or appropriate experience recognised as being the equivalent of an honours degree

Note: All applications are subject to University approval.

English Language Requirements

IELTS 6.0 (with no element below 5.5)

OR

MDIS Professional Certificate in English (PCIE)

OR

Pearson PTE 52 (no element lower than 51)

OR

Cambridge English Test Advanced – 170 (no element below 160)

 OR

Pass the MDIS English Placement Test

OR

Letter from College/University clearly stating the Medium of Instruction of the highest qualification to be English

OR

Equivalent

*For more information, please contact our Programme Consultant:
 Mr Darren Yap   l    Mobile/WhatsApp: 8183 8104    l    DID: 6796 7640   l   darren_yapme@mdis.edu.sg

Financial Assistance Scheme

Student loans from the organisations listed below are available to Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents. Please contact the organisations directly to find out how you may benefit from their services.

Study Loans

 Organisation  Contact Number  Website
 TCC Limited  +65 - 6319 3700   http://www.tcc.org.sg
 DBS Bank  1800 111 1111  http://www.dbs.com.sg
 Maybank  1800 629 2265  http://www.maybank2u.com.sg

0% INTEREST CREDIT CARD INSTALMENT PLANS
For All Programmes (Available in 6 or 12 months)

 Organisation  Contact Number  Website
 Standard Chartered Bank  1800 747 7000  http://www.standardchartered.com.sg
 Maybank  1800 968 2265  http://www.maybank.com.sg
 UOB  1800 226 6121  http://www.uob.com.sg
 OCBC  1800 363 3333  http://www.ocbc.com.sg
 DBS  1800 111 1111  http://www.dbs.com
 POSB  1800 339 6666  http://www.posb.com.sg
 AMEX (Only 24 Months)  -   https://www.americanexpress.com/en-sg

Duration & Intakes

Full-time
Duration  Commencement  Completion
12 Months TBA TBA

Fees & Structure

Structure Tuition Fees (inclusive of 8% GST) Non-Tuition Fees (inclusive of 8% GST)
Full-time  TBA TBA

Application fees: S$486.00

Note:
# All application fees are non-refundable.
# All fees quoted are inclusive of GST at the prevailing rate.

# Local: 
- Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop, medical insurance and fee protection scheme. 
- Non-tuition fees for part-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop and fee protection scheme.
# International: Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop, medical insurance, medical examination and administrative fee.
# Non-tuition fees for international students may vary.
# Non-tuition fees are non-refundable, refer to MDIS refund policy for more details.

Entry Requirements

All applicants must be of age 19 and above and possess one of the following:

A second lower class Bachelor's degree (any discipline)

OR

Other qualifications or appropriate experience recognised as being the equivalent of an honours degre

English Language Requirements

If English is not the first language, applicants are required to meet one of the following requirements:

IELTS score of 6.0 (with no element below 5.5)

OR

TOEFL internet based test (IBT) 75 (Listening 17, reading 18, speaking 20, writing 18)

OR

MDIS Professional Certificate in English (PCIE)

OR

Pearson PTE 56 (no element lower than 51)

OR

Cambridge English Test Advanced - 169 (no element below 162)

OR

Pass the MDIS English Placement Test

OR

Letter from College/University clearly stating the Medium of Instruction of the highest qualification to be English

OR

Equivalent

Student Pass Application

International students are required to apply for a student pass if he/she wishes to study full-time in Singapore. Please click here for detailed information.

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Quick Information

Duration of Course
Full-time: 12 Months,
Part-time: 18 months 

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Commencement Dates

Full-Time Programme
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Part-Time Programme
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Contact Details

Local students:

+65 6247 9111

International students:
Main Hotline:

+65 6278 8000

+65 6796 7005

+65 6796 7009