Tourism Studies II - Tourism Management

30 credits

Tourism Planning and Development 6 credits, Hospitality Management 6 credits and Event Management 6 credits:

The ambition is to introduce valuable perspectives on tourism management. Through research findings and business insights within; tourism planning, hospitality management and event management, students will meet the multifaceted phenomena of tourism management.

Tourism Studies - Managing People in Tourism and Hospitality 6 credits

Tourism is a people driven business. It is about managing people within organizations as well as managing visitor expectations. The course module enhance and develop a critical understanding of the importance of service quality in hospitality and tourism, within a Swedish legal framework, in a context of consumer demands and behaviour.

Tourism geo-informatics and destination management 6 credits:

This course concentrates on spatial information systems and their use in tourism management. The GIS-technology is a fundamental part of the course. During the course GIS is used as a tool for exercises on tourism development, planning and marketing.

Entrepreneurship in the Tourism Industry 6 credits:

The Tourism Industry is driven by people with ideas and the ability to turn them into business ventures. This course combine theories from the fields of Tourism studies and Entrepreneurship. You will gain knowledge and critical understanding from participating in case studies in a human laboratory environment.

Individual Research Project 6 credits:

During the module the student will design, conduct, and report an independent research project on tourism in Sweden. The module is for exchange students only.

Kalmar

In Kalmar, Linnaeus University is located in the city centre. Universitetskajen is entirely newly-built and located just next to the sea. Here you become part of a creative knowledge environment.

The city centre is also where most students live. Everything is available within a ten-minute bicycle ride, regardless of whether you want to take a swim in the sea, study, do some shopping, or work out. Historical buildings and cobblestone streets give charm to the city. When it is sunny, the area next to Kalmar Castle’s moat is filled with studying and sunbathing students. Student life is a natural part of Kalmar. This is where your dream of the future begins!

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