Zoe Roberts

Academic profile

Dr Zoe Roberts

Lecturer in Tourism/Events Management
Plymouth Business School (Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Business)

The Global Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Zoe's work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

Goal 04: SDG 4 - Quality EducationGoal 08: SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic GrowthGoal 12: SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and ProductionGoal 15: SDG 15 - Life on LandGoal 17: SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

About Zoe

My current role is Programme Leader for BSc (Hons) International Tourism Management and BA (Hons) Hospitality, Tourism and Events Management. 

I have been a lecturer at the University of Plymouth since 2021. Currently, I lecture at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in a broad range of subjects including, but not limited to, the impacts of tourism, destination marketing and management, creative industries and crime and sustainable tourism. 

Additionally, I supervise a number of undergraduate and MSc students in a range of subjects including sustainable tourism in island destinations, food tourism and wildlife tourism. 


I currently teach on a range of tourism modules for the BSc (Hons) International Tourism Management and MSc Tourism and Hospitality Management within Plymouth Business School.

Undergraduate level:

  • Tourism Impacts and Society
  • Destination Planning and Management
  • Creative Industries 
  • Crime and Sustainable Tourism 

Postgraduate level:

  • Sustainable Destination Development and Disaster and Crisis Management in Tourism and Hospitality

In addition to my teaching role, I am also a supervisor to a number of final year Honours Project and Masters disseration students from the University of Plymouth, NSBM Sri Lanka and Capstone Projects from HKU Space.

Contact Zoe

+44 1752 585713