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