Tourism Policy and Destination Governance

2020/2021

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

The module comprises a course in tourism policy.

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • theories and concepts in the area of public policy and destination governance in tourism
  • contemporary tourism policy and governance challenges
  • stakeholders and institutions involved in the governance of tourism destinations.

Skills

  • identifying and critically discussing academic debates within tourism policy and governance
  • selecting and applying conceptual and methodological tools for the analysis of tourism policy and destination governance
  • producing critical analyses of tourism policy and destination governance using primary and/or secondary data.

Competences

  • analysing tourism policy and destination governance issues
  • identifying and reflecting on tourism policy tools and governance structures
  • independently continuing own competency development within the area of tourism policy

Type of instruction

Type of instruction is described in § 17 in the curriculum.

Exam

Exams

Name of examTourism Policy and Destination Governance
Type of exam
Written exam
An internal written examination in: Tourism Policy and Destination Governance (Turismepolitik og destinations ledelse)

The examination is a portfolio comprising contributions from the students set by the examiner on the basis of the course module. Students will receive feedback on their work during the module which may be used to improve their assignment before final submission.

The examination portfolio will be prepared individually by the student and must not exceed 10 pages per student. The assignment paper will be evaluated by an internal examiner.
ECTS5
Permitted aids
All written and all electronic aids
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleTurismepolitik og destinationsledelse
Module codeKATOU208
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterSpring
ECTS5
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Copenhagen, Campus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Cross-Cultural Studies
DepartmentDepartment of Culture and Learning
FacultyThe Faculty of Humanities