The course takes place in period

1 (2021-08-01 to 2021-10-24)

Level/category

Professional studies

Teaching language

English

Type of course

Compulsory

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

2

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim is to focus on the definitions, concepts and frameworks that underpin the study of contemporary tourism, keeping in mind the importance of sustainable development.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to understand the unity of tourism industry; which actors are involved with tourism, what are their responsibilities and how do these actors interact with each other. The student will also learn to identify different types of tourism and understand current challenges, opportunities, trends and ethical issues related to modern tourism.

Course contents

Key concepts, definitions and actors Tourism as a global business Impacts and ethics of tourism Trends and future prospects

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Introduction to the Tourism Industry

Previous course names

Tourism in Contemporary World 2016-2019

Additional information

The course is 100% online! You will get information of mandatory attendance and deadlines for assignments at the course start and on Itslearning.

Recommended or required reading

Cooper,Chris.2012. Essentials of Tourism.Pearson Education Limited. Fletcher,John,Fyall,Alan, Gilbert,David, Wanhill,Stephen.2013.Tourism,principles and practice. Fifth Edition.Pearson. Becker,Elisabeth .2013.Overbooked, The exploding business of travel and tourism.Simon&Shuster,NYC Yeoman,Ian.2012.2050-Tomorrow´s tourism.Aspects of tourism. Channel view publications. Laig, Jennifer & Frost, Warwick.2012.Books and Travel, Inspiration, Quests and Transformation.Channel view publications. Lecturer gives other academic sources during the course.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 30 hours
  • Excursions and demonstrations - 15 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 20 hours
  • Individual studies - 50 hours
  • Internet-based studies - 20 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-)
  • Demonstrations and proficiency exams
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

To pass the course the student should pass the following examinations: Various tasks and active participation (total 70p) EXAM (30p) Grading: 49 and under > failed 50-59 > 1 60-69 > 2 70-79 > 3 80-89 > 4 90-100> 5

Teacher

Halmén Mia

Examiner

Halmén Mia

Group size

No limit (20 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Course enrolment period

2021-08-09 to 2021-08-29

Assessment methods

  • Date of examination will be announced later - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions
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