- Research Methods for the Services Sector (30 credits)
Expand your knowledge of the key theories, methodologies and philosophies adopted in tourism, hospitality, aviation and events research. Develop your practical skills using quantitative data analysis software in workshops. Gain the critical foundations required to undertake your own independent research project.
- Tourism Concepts and Issues (30 credits)
Discover more about the complex and exciting world of tourism. Explore tourism as a social and cultural practice, tourist subjectivities and the spatial dimension of tourism. Consider perspectives from different disciplines, whilst sitting firmly within the social sciences.
- Current Practices in the Visitor Economy (30 credits)
Gain an inside knowledge of the current trends in the tourism, hospitality, aviation and events industries. Develop your understanding of current practices in the industry with the opportunity to undertake a residential field trip in the UK. Critically reflect on the relationship between theory and practice in relation to the visitor economy.
- Sustainable Tourism (30 credits)
Enhance your understanding of how to shape new sustainable futures. Evaluate some of the key challenges to implementing sustainable practices in tourism. Develop your theoretical knowledge of models and concepts that are applicable to real world scenarios.
- Sustainable Tourism Major Project (60 credits)
Undertake an extensive research project in an area of interest to you. Critically apply the knowledge and skills you have gained throughout your course to your project. Advance your research and methodology skills.