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Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

Unit aim

Uses a case-study approach to develop student’s knowledge of a range of tourist behaviours at key stages in the travel experience.

Unit content

  1. Motivation, expectations and satisfaction
  2. Decision-making and destination image
  3. Tourist embodiment
  4. Tourist behaviours
  5. Research approaches
  6. Impacts
  7. Ethical perspectives

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 explain a range of tourist behaviours
2 conduct a research interview
3 contrast literature with experience
4 apply ethical perspectives.

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

  1. explain a range of tourist behaviours
  2. conduct a research interview
  3. contrast literature with experience
  4. apply ethical perspectives.

Prescribed texts

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