International Tourism and Sustainable Development
Bø - Full time
- Progression: Full time
- Campus: Bø
- Teaching model: Campus
- Charge: No tuition fee.
- Study level: Exchange programmes, bachelor level
- Credits: 60
- Start up: Fall 2020
- Teaching Language: English
- Semesters: 2
View our study model below. Some courses are compulsory and some elective.
Why study International Tourism and Sustainable Development?
Tourism changes fast, so sustainable tourism management must be entrepreneurial, innovative and responsible to benefit economic, environmental, cultural and social development of destinations.
What you will learn
You will learn how tourism destinations, businesses and products can be planned, developed and managed in an innovative and sustainable manner. The program combines perspectives from the field of international tourism studies, entrepreneurship and sustainable planning and management. It will also introduce you to the culture and nature of Norway.
Why study at USN?
USN is one of Norway’s biggest Higher Education Institutions, yet you will not be lost in the crowd on any of our eight campuses. International tourism and sustainable development is offered at Campus Bø, in historic and beautiful Telemark, a tourism magnet affectionately named Norway in a nutshell. In Bø you are always close to nature, but also in a town characterized by and proud of its student culture.
A study plan describes the content, structure and organization of a study programme. To each study plan there is a set of subject plans that describes the different subjects. In the subject plan you will also find a reading list. Below you will find a study model that shows you which subjects that are taught each term. In the study model you'll also find links to each subject plan.Link to the latest published study plan
Admission requirementsThe programme is open to international exchange students studying at one of USN's bilateral partner institutions. Exchange students must have completed at least 60 ECTS or equivalent within the relevant study field, and be officially nominated by their home institution, to enroll. Admission to the programme requires a good command of the English language, both spoken and written. An English proficiency equivalent to B2 (Cambridge) level is recommended.
Target groups are Bachelor students in business, tourism, sociology, political science. Ecology or environmental management background is beneficial, but not mandatory.