Course GTR2UP

Tourism Principles and Practice

7.5 Credits
First Cycle

Starts week 36, 2024

The course introduces tourism as a multifaceted phenomenon in modern world. The relation of tourism to the environment, the economy and society and culture are discussed and related to the sustainability of destinations. The course introduces basic concepts in tourism studies around destinations, management, marketing, governance and discusses tourism as a system to illustrate how destinations are embedded in a dynamic socio-economic and socio-ecological world. It discusses global and local trends that shape and influence tourism as a phenomenon and destinations in different parts of the world. The course focuses on issues of sustainability, destination development, and global trends.

Starts and ends:
week 36, 2024 - week 45, 2024
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Entry Qualifications :
  • General entry requirements
Selection :
Final school grades (66 %) and Högskoleprovet - Swedish Scholastic Aptitude Test (34 %)
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Tuition Fee
First Tuition Fee Installment:
10,875 SEK
Total Tuition Fee:
10,875 SEK
EU/EEA Citizens or exchange students are not required to pay fees.
Information on application and tuition fees:
Open for late application
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