Sustainability, Destinations and Regional Development, 15 Credits
Swedish name: Hållbarhet, destinationer och regional utveckling
This syllabus is valid: 2021-09-13
and until further notice
Course code: 2KG402
Credit points: 15
Education level: Second cycle
Main Field of Study and progress level:
Human Geography: Second cycle, has only first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
Grading scale: VG Pass with distinction, G Pass, U Fail
Responsible department: Department of Geography
Established by: Head of Department of Geography and Economic History, 2021-09-15
In this course the applications of different destination development models are addressed. Models and theories of destination development are critically discussed and scrutinized from a scientific perspective, highlighting not least their compliance with principles of sustainable development. The course covers interrelationships of destination development and regional development, i.e. economic, socio-cultural and environmental impacts of tourism in different geographical contexts. Theories and practices for policy and planning for tourism and regional development are addressed discussing issues related to sustainable development.
Univ: 120 ECTS, 60 ECTS of which in human geography or equivalently.
Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English B/6
The literature list is not available through the web.
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