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Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

Unit aim

Examines concepts of sustainability and regeneration in relation to tourism. Students will apply them in developing a sustainable tourism project.

Unit content

Module 1: Sustainability and tourism: history, concepts and principles

Module 2: Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals

Module 3: Developing tourism with a purpose: examples, tools and systems thinking

Module 4: Considering impacts on stakeholders and contexts: socio-cultural, environmental and economic

Module 5: Grant writing for success

Module 6: A future with sustainable tourism?

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1 understand the concepts of sustainability and regeneration in tourism contexts
2 evaluate the impacts of tourism
3 create a grant application.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. understand the concepts of sustainability and regeneration in tourism contexts
  2. evaluate the impacts of tourism
  3. create a grant application.

Prescribed texts

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.