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Tourism policy in international context & development


About This Course

This unit assists the students to show critical understanding of principles of tourism policy and how it connects with the issues of development. Students will identify and analyse the theories and concepts with regards to public policy, tourism management and international development and apply it in the context of tourism. The unit also supports the students to apply development indicators and to create plans for tourism projects in order to address development problems.


  • A bachelor's degree or an equivalent qualification
  • Should be at least 22 years of age
  • or

  • A minimum work experience of 5 years
  • Learning Outcome

  • Identify and critically analyse the concepts and theories related to public policy for tourism.
  • Critically evaluate theories in international hospitality and tourism development.
  • Show critical analysis in the affiliation between tourism and international development.
  • Develop plans for tourism projects to manage development problems.
  • Frequently Asked Questions

    What is included in the cost of my programme?

  • All course material, including online modules and written assignments
  • Personal tutor support with online sessions
  • Dedicated student support
  • Access to an online community learning forum
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • Am I eligible for this programme?

    You are eligible if you meet our stipulated entry requirements.

    Will there be an interview?

    There is no interview process. You will have to fill out a short application form to make sure you meet the criteria.