Double Master Degree Agreement between the University of the Balearic Islands and the University of Algarve

The Double Degree Programme allows METME students to obtain the title ‘Master in Tourism Economics and Regional Development’ of the University of Algarve (Portugal) and, at the same time, it allows the students of the ‘Master in Tourism Economics and Regional Development’ of the University of Algarve to access the METME.

The academic certificates are granted once students finish the Study Programme detailed below and obtain the pre-requisites demanded by each institution

Relevant links:

 Description of the Double Degree Study Programme

Study Programme for UIB students

 Courses at the sending institution (UIB)

Compulsory courses
Credits
Evolution of Tourism 3
The Tourism System 3
Tourism Competitiveness 3
Tourism Sustainability 3
Monitoring and Evaluation for an Optimal Governance 3
Foundations of Monitoring 3
Economic Principles of Evaluation 3
Final Master's Project  9
Total 30


 

Specialization and elective courses Credits
Specialization 'Monitoring techniques applied to tourism'  
- Design and Development of Specific indicators 3
- Generating and Gathering Quantitative Information for Tourism 3
- Qualitative Analysis Techniques 3
- Analysis and Interpretation of Results 3
- Causal Analysis and Prediction 3
   
Specialization 'Evaluation techniques applied to tourism'  
- Analysis of Economic Impacts 3
- Evaluation of Non-economic Impacts 3
- Integrated Evaluation of Economic Impacts 3
- Extensions of Economic Evaluation 3
- Econometrics of Program Evaluation 3
   
Elective courses  
- Innovation in Tourism 3
- Human Capital and Tourism 3
- Integrated Management of Quality, Environment and Labour Safety 3
- Geographical Information Systems for Tourism Management 3
- Practical Placements 6
Total (specialization and elective) 30

 

Courses at the receiving institution (University of Algarve)

Compulsory courses
Credits
Regional Development Economics 5
Tourism Demand Modelling 5
Regional Analysis Methods 5
Research Project 4
Dissertation 30
Total 49

 

Elective courses
Credits
Regional Innovation Systems and Policy 4
Social Geography and Spatial Location 4
Management of Tourism Organizations 4
Tourism Development and Social and Cultural Impacts 4
Total 8

 

Study Programme for University of Algarve students

 Courses at the sending institution (University of Algarve)

Compulsory courses
Credits
Mathematics and Statistics for Economics 2
Economic Theory 4
Econometrics 4
Tourism Economics 5
Regional Development Economics 5
Tourism Demand Modelling 5
Economic Impact of Tourism 5
Regional Analysis Methods 5
Tourism Policy and Strategy 5
Tourism and Sustainability 4
Planning and Management of Tourism Projects 4
Research Project 4
Dissertation 30
Total 82


 

Elective courses Credits
Regional Innovation Systems and Policy 4
Social Geography and Spatial Location 4
Management of Tourism Organizations 4
Tourism Development and Social and Cultural Impacts 4
Total
8

 

Courses at the receiving institution (UIB)

 

Compulsory courses
Credits
Foundations of Monitoring 3
Final Master's Project  9
Total 12


 

Specialization and elective courses Credits
Specialization 'Monitoring techniques applied to tourism'  
- Generating and Gathering Quantitative Information for Tourism 3
- Qualitative Analysis Techniques 3
- Analysis and Interpretation of Results 3
   
Specialization 'Evaluation techniques applied to tourism'  
- Integrated Evaluation of Economic Impacts 3
- Extensions of Economic Evaluation 3
- Econometrics of Program Evaluation 3
   
Elective courses  
- Innovation in Tourism 3
- Human Capital and Tourism 3
- Integrated Management of Quality, Environment and Labour Safety 3
- Geographical Information Systems for Tourism Management 3
- Practical Placements 6
Total (specialization and elective) 18