REI-3011 Tourism theory and the tourist experience - 10 stp
Applicants must have a bachelor's degree (180 ECTS), or an equivalent qualification, with a minimum of 80 ECTS within tourism, out-door recreation, event studies, marketing and communication, social sciences, humanities or education.
International applicants who hold a bachelor's degree or equicalent issued in Europe, Canada, USA, Australia and New Zealand: An average grade C is a minimum requirement.
International applicants who hold a bachelor's degree or equivalent issued in countries other than the above mentioned region/countries: An average grade B is a minimum requirement in addition to fulfilling formal admission requirements for Master's level entry.
Non-EU applicants need to have a Higher Education Entrance Qualification from their home countries and certified fulfilment of English language requirements.
Application code: 9731 (nordic applicants)
The students have the following outcomes:
Knowledge The student
- has in-depth understanding of seminal and contemporary tourism theories from social science perspectives
- has advanced knowledge of the tourist experience
- has specialized insight into place performances in tourism
Skills The student
- can discuss tourism social science theories
- can critically analyse the tourist experience
- can discuss tourism as place performances
Competence The student
- can contribute to critical thinking in relation to theoretical debates on tourism theories from social science perspectives
- can convey knowledge of tourism theories to academic peers and the public
- can contribute to new thinking in innovation processes related to the tourist experience and tourism place performances
Coursework: the following coursework requirements must be completed and approved in order to take the final exam:
- 1 written individual/group assignment
- 70% attendance
Assessment and exam: the exam will consist of home exam paper. Lenght requirements: between 2800 words and 3100 words, exclusive of list of references. Style: Times New Roman font size 12, 1.5 line spacing, 3,5 centimetres margins, and page numbers. Written exam must be completed in English.
The exam will be assessed on a A-F grade scale. Grades A-E for passed and F for failed.
A re-sit exam will be arranged for this course.