Specialisation in Ecotourism and Nature-Guide Training

Specialist university training in setting up and managing ecotourism businesses, products, experiences, and services, and in working as a nature guide, with placements in companies and institutions in the sector

  • UAB Specialisation Diploma
  • Code: 3504/10
  • 10th edition
  • Modality: Onsite
  • Credits: 30 ECTS
  • Start date: 05/11/2024
  • Finish date: 09/09/2025
  • Places: 40
  • Orientation: Professional
  • Price: 2500 €
  • Special price 2375 €
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    Special price 2425 €
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  • Teaching language: Spanish
  • Location: Escola FUAB formació. Turisme i Direcció Hotelera. Edifici Blanc, Vila Universitària, Campus de la UAB, Bellaterra, Cerdanyola del Vallès, 08193

The graduate diploma in Ecotourism and Nature-Guide Training is a pioneering course in this area in Spain, with 6 editions. It arises from the growing demand from professionals to set up and manage companies, products, experiences and services based on sustainability, conservation and appreciation of the natural and cultural environment.

Its teaching staff is made up of top-tier academics and professionalswith great experience and it offers work placements, in both the private and the public sector.

You will learn to:

  • Set up and manage ecotourism companies that offer products, experiences and services of high quality, with optimal chances of success and profitability.
  • Develop the competences to work as a nature guide.

Addressed to:

  • Graduates in Tourism, the Humanities, Geography, Environmental Science, Biology, Geology, Veterinary Medicine, Agricultural Engineering , Psychology, Sociology, or similar.
  • Technical staff and professionals with proven experience in the tourism sector and/or management of natural spaces.

Work placements available in public and private companies and institutions in the sector.

Career opportunities

- Nature-Guide
- Manager of ecotourism companies
- Assistant for ecotourism and nature tourist groups.
- Ecotourism product designer.
- Technician in heritage-interpretation centres, eco-museums similar facilities.
- Information officer tourism-product development offices.
- Information officer in tourism offices.



The UAB Master's degrees and postgraduate courses can include external academic placements in companiesto give students a level of professional experience that will facilitate their entry into the labour market or promotion. For more information please contact the course coodinator.

Scholarships and financial aid

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Coordinating centres

FUAB Formación. Turismo y Dirección Hotelera


Gestió Acadèmica FUAB

Phone: 935928710

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