Course TR1033

Tourism and Society

7.5 Credits
First Cycle

Starts week 3, 2024

This course will address the role of tourism in society. Development of tourism in different parts of the world is analysed in the context of global economic development and how it varies on different geographical levels from global to local. The role of the state in the process of overall socio-economic development is discussed in relation to developed/developing countries. Development of tourism in peripheral areas of the world are related to the development of work related migration and transnational relations among migrants. The use of natural resource and their economic value for the tourism development is also discussed. Religious, ethical and gender issues in connection to the relations between host and guests are given a special focus during this course. Different ways to describe tourism in terms of development and tourism flows using statistical data will be discussed.
Starts and ends:
week 3, 2024 - week 12, 2024
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P: Course only offered as part of programme.
Entry Qualifications :
  • General entry requirements
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Guarenteed admission
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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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