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Tourism and Environment, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #1093 (BCR) St. Catharines, Canada
Tourism is one of the largest industries in the world. Our Tourism and Environment program at Brock University explores the following questions: How can we be profitable in tourism in a sustainable and responsible manner?
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Our Tourism and Environment program offered by Brock University is designed to meet the needs of a rapidly evolving industry, incorporating principles of sustainability (economic, environmental, social and political) in tourism management and planning. Within the Department of Geography and Tourism Studies, our program examines such questions as: Can we balance the economic benefits of tourism with the negative consequences of pollution, loss of biodiversity, economic inequality and unsuitable cultural change?

Our location in Niagara is spectacular – one of the world's premier travel destinations. The Brock campus is located in a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve on the Niagara Escarpment.

Allied with the Goodman School of Business, the Tourism Management stream offers a range of business related courses. In the Co-op program you'll gain valuable work experience.

You may take advantage of our international field courses, exchange programs, term abroad experiences, or dedicated work-study opportunities with industry leaders like the Disney corporation to explore tourism issues in diverse destinations worldwide.

Career outcomes

  • Heritage interpreter
  • Hotel and resort manager
  • Nature-based tourism guide
  • Tourism policy analyst and planner
  • Tourism marketer
  • Wine and culinary industry professional

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    For January start, deadline is two weeks before start of term.

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Management in Tourism Industry
  • Research Methods and Application in Tourism
  • Research Design
  • Entrepreneurship Basics
  • Introduction to Information Systems
  • Marketing Basics
  • Tourism Planning and Development
  • Principles of Tourism

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Senior Secondary school credential appropriate for entry to university in your home country
  • Academically rigorous grade 12 year
  • Minimum B- average (higher for some programs)
  • English Language proficiency requirements must be satisfied

Tuition Fee

  • International

    26558 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26558 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    6090 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6090 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Tuition (Domestic)
$6,090 – $8,330
  • Tuition (International)
$26,558 – $27,765

Living costs for St. Catharines

  • 1015 - 1620 CAD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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