The course is included in these curricula and study modules

The course takes place in period

2 (2019-10-28 to 2019-12-31)

Level/category

General studies

Teaching language

English

Type of course

Optional

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

1

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to provide basic knowledge on the tourism industry, both globally and locally in Finland. The importance and impacts of the tourism industry will be discussed, as well as the roles and challenges of different tourism actors. The student will also become familiar with different attractions and tourism regions within Finland.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to have a general knowledge on the structure of the tourism industry both globally and locally in Finland, and to be aware of the key actors within this field. The student will be familiar with various attractions and tourism regions within the country.

Course contents

Structure of the tourism industry Tourism destinations Finland as a tourism destination Tourism demand and consumer behaviour Tourism transport Tourism attractions Public sector & Policy Tourism impacts Tourism trends

Prerequisites and co-requisites

None, IB and FE students have priority in this course

Previous course names

Introduction to the tourism industry in Finland

Study activities

  • Lectures - 30 hours
  • Excursions and demonstrations - 20 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 30 hours
  • Individual studies - 20 hours
  • Internet-based studies - 35 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 135 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 135 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Multiform education

Assessment methods

Exams (written-, oral-, home-)

Assessment requirements

Total points 100, to pass the course minimum 50 points required.

Teacher

Halmén Mia

Examiner

Halmén Mia

Home page of the course

https://arcada.itslearning.com/

Group size

No limit (47 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Course enrolment period

2019-10-14 to 2019-10-27

Assessment methods

Date of examination will be announced later - Exams
Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2019-10-30 13:30 - 16:00 B518 Introduction to the Tourism Industry Halmén Mia
2019-11-05 09:15 - 11:45 B518 Introduction to the Tourism Industry Halmén Mia
2019-11-12 09:30 - 12:00 B518 Introduction to the Tourism Industry Halmén Mia
2019-11-14 12:30 - 15:00 D173 Introduction to the Tourism Industry Halmén Mia
2019-11-19 12:30 - 15:00 B518 Introduction to the Tourism Industry Halmén Mia
2019-11-21 09:15 - 11:45 D173 Introduction to the Tourism Industry Halmén Mia
2019-11-26 09:15 - 11:45 B518 Introduction to the Tourism Industry Halmén Mia
2019-12-04 09:45 - 11:45 F143 Introduktion till turismindustrin/ Introduction to the Tourism Industry Halmén Mia
2019-12-05 13:00 - 15:30 B518 Introduction to the Tourism Industry Halmén Mia
2019-12-10 12:30 - 15:00 D173 Introduction to the Tourism Industry Halmén Mia
2019-12-11 09:15 - 11:45 B518 Introduction to the Tourism Industry Halmén Mia

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