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Distance Education Council Letter Issued by
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The Nagaland Government Gazette Extraordinary The Nagaland
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M.Sc. in Ecotourism

Objective : The two years Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Ecotourism conducted by The Global Open University, Nagaland has been designed for meeting the demand of the growing needs of experts in the fields of ecotourism, wildlife tourism, adventure tourism, tourism economics, sustainable tourism besides eco-event management, mountain tourism etc.

Eligibility : Graduates of any discipline Duration : Two years

Award : Master of Science with specialisation in Ecotourism shall be awarded to all the successful candidates by The Global Open University, Nagaland.

Subjects : First Year
Concepts of Tourism
Introduction to Ecotourism
Ecotourism Venues and Business
Ecotourism Planning & Development
Design of Ecotourism Facilities

Subjects : Second Year
Wildlife Tourism
Social and Cultural Aspects of ET
Researching Tourist Satisfaction
Remote Sensing and GIS
Master's Thesis

Careers in Ecotourism

Ecotourism is responsible travel to fragile and pristine as well as protected areas that strive to be low impact and small scale. Its purpose is to educate the traveller and provide funds for ecological conservation for directly benefiting the economic development and empowerment of local communities for fostering respect for different cultures and human rights. Ecotourism has been considered a critical endeavoured by the environmentalist so that future generations may experience destinations untouched by human interventions. Many jobs exist now in this unique area of tourism and travel.

Total Fee : Rs. 24,125

Accordingly, the Application Form duly filled-in along with four stamp size photographs, copies of certificates and mark sheets and a Bank Draft for the full fee i.e. Rs. 24,125 in the name of “The Global Open University, Nagaland” payable at Dimapur must reach the Admissions Officer, The Global Open University, Sodzulhou Village, P.O. - ARTC, NH-39, Dimapur - 797115 Nagaland by registered / speed post only.

Examination Fee : A fee of Rs. 250 per paper is to be paid before appearing in the Annual Examinations to be held at different Examination Centers within the State of Nagaland (Dimapur, Kohima, Wokha).

Master's Thesis : All students are required to submit a Master's Thesis at the end of second year.

Assignments : All admitted participants must submit subjectwise assignments based on the Mini Project Reports to be prepared by them on a topic related to each of the subjects.