Spatial planning and sustainable tourism
7.5 ECTS credits
Basic concepts in spatial planning are treated with a focus on sustainable development, theory development and methods in relation to tourism as a phenomenon and the organisation and function of spatial planning. Students are provided tools to plan for sustainable tourism and destination development, exemplified in national as well as international perspectives. Tools for analysing the concept of sustainable tourism and its economic, sociocultural, political and environmental dimensions are treated in relation to the positive as well as negative effects of tourism. Crisis and disaster management, security and risks in tourism are also treated. The course includes mandatory visits to study spatial planning in practice. Students are expected to meet any costs for board and lodging.
Progressive specialisation: G1N (has only upper‐secondary level entry requirements)
Education level: Undergraduate level
Admission requirements: General admission requirements
Selection is usually based on your grade point average from upper secondary school or the number of credit points from previous university studies, or both.
This course is included in the following programme
- Tourism Programme (studied during year 1)