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
  • key issues related to tourism consumption
  • the spatial, material and affective dimensions of tourism consumption.



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


  • analysing tourism consumption
  • reflecting on issues related to tourism consumption
  • 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 written examination in Key issues in Tourism Consumption (Forbrug i turisme)

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.
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 codeKATOU207
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Copenhagen, Campus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Study BoardStudy Board of International and Cross‐Cultural Studies
DepartmentDepartment of Culture and Learning
FacultyFaculty of Social Sciences and Humanities