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The Culture & Society in Tourism


About This Course

This unit assists students in being able to provide a discussion on the local and international issues of tourism. The students will also be able to understand the effectiveness of tourism and travel in the context of society and personal views. It also provides a deeper understanding of the role and functions of tourism. The unit covers information on contemporary tourism management and development. The student is able to review how the roles of tourism represent public culture, the public heritage and the public nature of places which has possibly changed under the new climates of postmodern, post-industrial and postcolonial concepts.


  • 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 analyse the current trends in tourism.
  • Demonstrate critical knowledge on the changing nature of tourism.
  • Demonstrate knowledge in planning for tourism development.
  • 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.