This innovative programme is one of only a few sustainable tourism postgraduate programmes in the world. Working at the forefront of advances in tourism research, this programme draws on the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management’s expertise in sustainability, responsibility, ethics and environmentalism in relation to national and international tourism. It is run in partnership with Explore Worldwide, the UK’s leading adventure travel company, offering students first-hand engagement with academic theory and research in collaboration with practical industry applications.
Thank you for your interest in this programme – however, the programme has now been withdrawn and is no longer available for entry.
You may be interested in the following related areas of study – please see individual programme pages for more details or contact the relevant Programme Director.
New research ranks the University of Surrey number one in the UK and Europe – and fourth internationally – for research in hospitality and tourism.
"I chose to study at Surrey because it consistently ranks first in Europe for tourism studies across several different league tables."
The University of Surrey has been ranked sixth in this year’s Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey.
Future of the tourism industry discussed in School alumni lecture at BAFTA in London.
Dr Sangwon Park’s study into the impact of tourism advertising awarded second place in prestigious industry awards.
The University of Surrey has been invited to become a Knowledge Partner for the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), the first higher education institution to be appointed to the role.
Professor Nigel Morgan, Chair in Hospitality and Tourism Management at the University of Surrey, has been appointed to the Welsh Government’s Tourism Advisory Board.
Professor David Airey of the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management has been elected as the first Vice-President of the International Academy for the Study of Tourism (IAST).
Surrey academics assist local government as Iraqi city of Erbil prepares to become Arab Capital of Tourism in 2014.
A new mobile app, designed by academics at the University of Surrey, will radically change the way visitors interact with museums and gallery spaces.
Andrew Lockwood, Forte Professor of Management in the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management, has received a special award from the Institute of Hospitality for his tenure as Chairman of the organisation.
Professor Graham Miller, Head of the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management, has been appointed as a ‘Core Expert’ by the European Commission (EC) to help guide the continued development of the European Tourism Indicator System (ETIS).
European tourist destinations are increasingly recognising the importance of sustainability to their businesses. This awareness, however, hasn’t always been matched by their ability to assess sustainability.
The Faculty of Business, Economics and Law is delighted to announce that it has been exceptionally successful in the latest round of Economic and Social Research Council Doctoral Training Centre studentships.
“At CES, my supervisors were always very supportive and made themselves available to provide guidance, feedback and encouragement"
“I would recommend this course to others, and reiterate that the placement opportunities you get are invaluable to developing essential work skills and contacts"
"The variety of teaching methods, guest lecturers from a range of sectors and the opportunity to undertake an industry-based placement made this course stand out from the rest"
"The Corporate Environmental Management MSc was engaging and insightful and filled with professionals from a wide range of sectors"
“I got exposure to experienced and international postgraduates at CES, and learnt a lot of new things”
“The lecturers were very knowledgeable on the subjects they covered"
Academics at Surrey are analysing how migrant workers and flexible working practices affect labour productivity in hotels.
“It’s not all about studying. I used to represent India as a gymnast and found a job as a coach, teaching gymnastics to children in a town nearby.”
The University of Surrey has become the first university to receive the prestigious Tourism Society Award, a recognition of its sustained commitment to excellence in the tourism industry.
"The SEES Engineering Doctorate at the University of Surrey complements my degree in Physical geography from the University of Durham and MSc in Environmental Technology (Distinction) from Imperial College, London."
Professor Richard Murphy, Chair of Life Cycle Assessment at the Centre of Environmental Strategy, University of Surrey, and Distinguished Research Fellow at Imperial College, has been appointed as a member of the Hazardous Substances Advisory Committee (HSAC).
"I was interested in learning more about sustainability and the environment after a module on Green Politics in my final year studies at Surrey."
In addition to the traditional full-time and part-time study modes, the course offers a distance learning option for those individuals that require flexible methods for learning. This option is supported by a state-of-art e-learning resource, SurreyLearn, to support off-campus students including extensive library and information resources managed by the University of Surrey Library support team.
The MSc in Water & Environmental Engineering programme is a multidisciplinary course ideal for individuals with an engineering, environmental or science background who are keen to pursue a career with industries, consultancies and organisations involved in water, wastewater and waste treatment / management and pollution control.
Ilona Vogel is the Trainer for Continental Europe, Tourism Australia
Thomas Luo is Assistant Manager and Analyst of the Tourism and Hospitality Industry at Jones Lang LaSalle.
Yasir Khan is a business development manager for Al Sayyad Travel & Tourism in Dubai.
Victoria Matey is a Project Director at Russian-British event management company, Redenex. She manages a team of professionals to deliver high quality event experience for attendees.
Lucia Kasasova is a Sales and Account Management Executive at JacTravel. She looks after clients in Europe, including the UK and Russia, establishing new relationships to drive business.
Sergio Leandro is the Hotel Manager at Le Méridien Piccadilly in London. Prior to this, he was the youngest appointed revenue manager in Starwood Hotels & Resorts and was awarded the President’s award within the group when in his first year as Director of Rooms Division at the Sheraton Algarve.
Kata Katz is a Destination Manager for Atlasz World Travel. In her diverse and dynamic role, Kata works with people from all over the world offering tailor-made holidays. She is also in charge of inbound VIP travel for the company, putting her in touch with a variety of influential people.