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Master of Arts in Sustainable Leisure Management

Vancouver Island University - Graduate Programs

Faculty:Faculty of Management, Vancouver Island University
Field of Study:Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Hospitality Administration/Management, Other
Tourism and Travel Services Management
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $17,985
International: $31,902

The cost includes tuition, field trip fee, student activity and union fee, health and dental plan fee.


Are you ready to explore and develop solutions that ensure travelers and residents alike are able to enjoy recreational and leisure pursuits with sustainability as a focus? The Masters of Arts in Sustainable Leisure Management program is offered at VIU’s Nanaimo campus on beautiful Vancouver Island – in a region of Canada that is noted for leisure and tourism opportunities. This two-year program delivers a non-traditional approach to studies in ecotourism and innovative leisure practices, with courses that combine field experience and classroom instruction, all within a global context. Leisure studies and sustainability studies engage students with experiential learning opportunities, delivered by expert faculty who are leaders in their field.


Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*72 to 76
These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    University Bachelor degree from a business or non-business discipline. A minimum “B” average in last two years of undergraduate degree. Please reference the Canadian GPA guideline, or consult with our Graduate Programs advisor.

    Applicants whose previous degree was obtained in a country where English is not the primary/official language and from a university where English was not the language of instruction must meet one of VIU’s English Language requirements for Graduate Programs:

    Test Scores:
    • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7.0] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 93]
    Application Notes : Please consult with our Graduate Programs advisor should you have any inquiries.
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    Please review admission requirements on the program's website for full details.

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

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