With intent to offer an exhaustive information and understanding on the prevailing issues related to sustainable tourism, the National Law University, Delhi (NLUD) in collaboration with World Wildlife Fund (WWF) India has launched a Postgraduate Diploma in Tourism and Environmental Law. The special emphasis has been laid on imparting knowledge on socio-cultural, legal and policy issues.
Upon the launch of this new program, Moulika Arabhi, Director, of Centre for Environmental Law, WWF, India said that this program is to mark the connection between tourism and the environment at both global as well as regional levels. The program will benefit the tourism industry, tourism providers and forthcoming tourism producers.
The diploma course is designed with the objectives to assist professionals and fresh graduates to inculcate a better understanding of the tourism industry in them, meant particularly for those professionals who currently have their jobs in the areas of ecotourism.
This program of total 5 modules consist 4 modules covering the technical theory papers while the last module will include a project report as well.
The areas of subject covers introduction of tourism, economy of tourism, business proposition, link between tourism and environment , nature tourism, safe practices, among others.
The teaching methodology adopted for this diploma course is a set of various practices including case studies, court orders, judgments and the rest.
Graduates belonging to any stream or working professionals with having minimum experience of 2 years in their field of studies can opt for this course.
The job prospects that get added upon completion of this course include offering services in the tourism or transport industry, told Moulika.
The course fee is Rs.15, 000 with having 30 seats per session. Interested can apply for this diploma course all around the year. The selection would be based on telephonic interview, which is followed by a one-to-one discussion.
The admission schedule for the course Postgraduate Diploma in Tourism and Environmental Law will begin in March 2014.