Tourism Impacts


This module builds on the students understanding of tourism, initially investigating the economic, environmental and socio-cultural impacts of tourism.  The relationship between sustainable development, sustainable tourism and latterly responsible tourism is explored.  The public and private sector involvement in tourism is discussed.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Detail the economic, environmental, and socio-cultural impacts of tourism

  2. Define and discuss the concept of sustainable development, sustainable tourism and responsible tourism

  3. Outline the role of the public and private sector in the development of responsible tourism

  4. Appraise destination development models 

% Coursework 30%
% Final Exam 70%