Regenerative Tourism for SMEs*

“Regenerative Tourism seeks to develop new models and approaches for resilient and sustainable tourism…that supports communities, creates jobs, promotes culture and protects heritage..”
UNESCO 2020.
 

 

This module will explore regenerative tourism and the circular economy as it relates to tourism.  

How will the course benefit my career/organisation?

The course has been specifically designed as an introduction to the circular economy and regenerative tourism and is ideal for those new to the subject or seeking to update their knowledge base and skillset. Upon completion you will gain new skills and knowledge to enable you to assess tourism development through a regenerative lens. 

What Will I Learn?

The module will allow you to: 

  • Explore the fundamental principles underpinning regenerative tourism and the circular economy within the context of tourism 
  • Critically evaluate key issues, challenges and innovations in the field of regenerative tourism. 
  • Join a network of other professionals to share ideas and make new connections 
  • Become a leader within your organisation in the area of sustainable development and regeneration 
  • Enhance your career prospects in the rapidly-growing sustainability jobs market 

What To Expect

  • Learn from a team of experts, practitioners and academics who are leading EU and international projects in regenerative tourism at MTU 
  • Collaborate with like-minded people and international thought leaders 
  • Interactive sessions and group activities 
  • Weekly lecture and tutorial 
  • Digital tools for group work and collaboration

Entry Requirements

This programme is designed for those who have reached NFQ level 8 qualification in any relevant area. The University’s policy in relation to recognition of prior learning (RPL) also applies. Further information on RPL can be found here.

Course Information

NFQ LEVEL: 9
ACADEMIC CREDITS: 10
DELIVERY MODE: Online
CONTACT HOURS: 36
START DATE: September 2024 (TBC)
COST: TBC

*Subject to Approval

Applications will open shortly
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HCI Learner Fee Subsidy

This course is part of the Micro-Credentials Learner Fee Subsidy from the HEA. Learners can avail of between 50% – 80% funding.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION

Lifelong Learning Office
Email: parttimekerry@mtu.ie
Phone: +353 (0)66 719 1701

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