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Nature-Based Tourism Management, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (WUR) Terrace, Canada
This Nature-Based Tourism Management degree at the University of Northern British Columbia, examines the various components of the nature-based tourism system, giving emphasis to the entrepreneurial perspectives and sustainability issues in the industry.
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Overview

Why to study

The Nature-Based Tourism Management program is offered by the University of Northern British Columbia. One of the most important and fastest growing sectors in tourism is nature-based tourism, which comprises attractions, activities and experiences involving interaction with natural and cultural resources (e.g., ecotourism, adventure tourism, indigenous tourism).

Reflecting the interdisciplinarity of the field, and related career directions, students select from the following Areas of Specialization: marketing and entrepreneurship, outdoor education and leadership, indigenous/cultural tourism, or environment and society. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Continually accepting applications

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introductory Ecology
  • Introduction to Canadian Business
  • Microeconomics
  • Introduction to Planning
  • Environments and People: The Geography of Natural Hazards
  • Human Geographies of Global Change
  • The Aboriginal Peoples of Canada
  • Introduction to Environmental Citizenship
  • Field Skills
  • Foundations of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    90

    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:

    6.5

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    570

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

The University of Northern British Columbia welcomes applications for admission from qualified students from other countries. Completed, appropriate secondary qualifications from other countries will be considered for High School admission, and study at recognized universities and colleges will be considered for Transfer admission.

International applicants must be in good academic standing and be able to demonstrate an acceptable level of proficiency in English. For more information, please visit the program’s website.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    734 CAD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 734 CAD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    184 CAD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 184 CAD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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