Sustainable Tourism Transitions and Societal Challenges

2021/2022

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

The module comprises courses in sustainable tourism transitions.

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • theories and concepts in the area of sustainable tourism transitions and societal challenges
  • contemporary and key debates related to societal challenges in tourism and sustainable tourism transitions including the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • different types of ethical, environmental, social, digital and economic issues in sustainable tourism transitions.

Skills

  • identifying and critically discussing debates within sustainable tourism transitions and societal challenges
  • selecting and applying relevant conceptual and methodological tools for the analyses of sustainable tourism transitions and societal challenges
  • producing critical and creative analyses of sustainable tourism transitions and societal challenges
  • delivering a well-structured oral presentation.

Competences

  • analysing sustainable tourism transitions and societal challenges
  • reflecting on sustainable tourism transitions and societal challenges
  • independently continuing own competency development within the area of sustainable tourism transitions and societal challenges.

Type of instruction

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

Exam

Exams

Name of examSustainable Tourism Transitions and Societal Challenges
Type of exam
Written exam
An internal examination in: Sustainable Tourism Transitions and Societal Challenges (Bæredygtig Turisme, Transitioner og Samfundsmæssige Udfordringer)

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.

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 titleBæredygtig turisme, transitioner og samfundsmæssige udfordringer
Module codeKATOU2013
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterSpring
ECTS5
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Copenhagen
Responsible for the module

Organisation

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