Welcome to Dalarna University
Home to several international research environments, DU attracts students from the world over. We aim to provide you with an education that will pave your way to a successful career, while broadening your horizons in terms of personal development, global perspectives and specialised expertise.
Join an international environment, take an active role in your learning, and collaborate with researchers and fellow students.
Available Tourism Masters
This programme gives you the opportunity to learn about and
participate in interesting tourism destination development projects.
The courses adopt the overall perspective of sustainable development
and focus on planning and marketing of tourism destinations in both
Sweden as well as other parts of the world. Welcome to an interesting
academic year in an inspiring international environment in Dalarna!
Why study Tourism Destination Development?
You will participate in fieldwork and excursions, while meeting and
interacting with regional tourism businesses and organizations.
The international character of the study environment will provide
strong opportunities for you to build your networks and prepare
yourself for a future career in the international tourism industry.
Master's Programme in Tourism Destination Development (1-year)
Discover the opportunities and challenges that come with developing tourism destinations in a sustainable way.
About the city
Tourism is a major growth industry internationally, and there is an urgent need for knowledge on how to develop destinations in a sustainable manner. The courses in the TDD Programme prepare you to work within the tourism and marketing fields, and can lead to countless job opportunities, including positions as:
- Junior Online Marketer
- Tourism Officer
- Destination Development Consultant
- Operations Manager
You will most likely find work in destination-marketing organisations, at hotels, in activity companies, and within local and regional tourism-planning organisations throughout the world.
Upon completion of the programme, you may also apply for a PhD position within Tourism Studies or similar fields at any Swedish university. You may also apply for a full Bologna Master Degree at some of our partner universities in Europe.