Key Issues in Tourism Consumption


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

The module comprises a course on consumers and consumption in tourism.

Learning objectives


  • of theories and concepts in the area of tourism consumption
  • of debates related to tourism consumption and sustainability
  • of the spatial, material and affective dimensions of tourism consumption
  • of opportunities and challenges of digitalization in relation to tourism consumption.



  • in identifying and critically discussing debates within tourism consumption in digital and non-digital contexts
  • in selecting and applying relevant conceptual and methodological tools for the analysis of tourism consumption
  • in producing critical and creative analyses of tourism consumption.


  • in analysing tourism consumption
  • in reflecting on issues related to tourism consumption and sustainability
  • in independently continuing own competency development within the area tourism consumption.



Type of instruction

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



Name of examKey Issues in Tourism Consumption
Type of exam
Written exam
An internal individual written examination in Key issues in Tourism Consumption (Forbrug i turisme)

The examination is a 4-day take-home assignment given by the examiner on the basis of the curriculum of the module. The assignment paper must be prepared individually and must not exceed 8 pages.

The assignment paper will be evaluated by an internal examiner.
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 titleForbrug i turisme
Module codeKATOU2207
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Copenhagen, Campus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Study BoardStudy Board for Cross-Cultural Studies
DepartmentDepartment of Culture and Learning
FacultyFaculty of Social Sciences and Humanities