Coventry University program

Sustainable Tourism Management

Investigate the importance and impacts of tourism and develop an understanding of the application of effective strategies.

This program is part of the Master of Business Administration (Sustainable Tourism) degree offered by Coventry University

Explore the application of sustainable approaches to tourism management

This module aims to critically evaluate perspectives of sustainable and responsible tourism and contemporary approaches, such as green economy. You will explore strategies for implementing a sustainable approach to tourism management and investigate the diversified impacts these have on stakeholders. This module will also help to develop your skills of critical analysis and synthesis, evaluation of existing tourism policies and projects, and support your design of future operations from a sustainability perspective.

Courses

5 courses

Delivered by expert academics

Coventry secured a gold rating in the UK government’s 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and is the University of the Year for Student Experience’ in Times and Sunday Times league table.

Please note that the staff described in the 'Who will you learn with?' section below may be subject to change.

Who will you learn with?

Dr Vijay Reddy is an Associate Professor in Tourism & Marketing. Dr Reddy has been invited by policy organizations including UN Secretariat, UNEP, UNESCO and UNWTO to comment on sustainability issues.

Learning outcomes

Upon successful completion, you should be able to:

  • Critically evaluate the theories and concepts of sustainable tourism management within the travel and tourism sector.

  • Demonstrate a critical understanding of tourism-related policies and management strategies in relation to global, national and local sustainability objectives.

  • Critically examine approaches to monitoring and evaluating positive and negative impacts of tourism interventions at local, national and international levels.

  • Critically appraise the contemporary strategies used in the implementation of sustainable tourism practices.

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