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Touristic Work , 30 ECTS Credits
COURSE CATEGORY   Fristående kurs
SUBJECT AREA   Tourism - TU1
  COURSE CODE   758G41
On completion of the course, the student should be able to
- account for the meaning of entrepreneurship in a tourist-related context
- account for how different media can be used and communicated in tourist-related contexts
- account for how experiences can be created, realised and interpreted.
The course consists of three modules

Tourism and Entrepreneurship, 10 HE credits
The course focuses on entrepreneurship as a concept and how entrepreneurial activities can be understood in a tourist-related context

Tourism, Medias and Communication, 10 HE credits
The course focuses on communication, advertising and how it influences tourist-related activities.

Tourism, Interpretation and Realisation, 10 HE credits
The course focuses on how experiences are created, realised and interpreted in both a physical and a virtual context.
The teaching is based on placement anchored contacts and mainly takes the form of study visits, lectures and seminars. The student is also expected to study independently, both individually and in groups.
The course is examined both orally and in written form. Participation in the seminars, study visits, etcetera is compulsory.

Students failing an exam covering either the entire course or part of the course two times are entitled to have a new examiner appointed for the reexamination.

Students who have passed an examination may not retake it in order to improve their grades.

A grade of Pass with Credit, Pass or Fail is given for the course
Course certificate is issued by the Faculty Board on request. The Department provides a special form which should be submitted to the Student Affairs Division.
The course literature is decided upon by the department in question.
Planning and implementation of a course must take its starting point in the wording of the syllabus. The course evaluation included in each course must therefore take up the question how well the course agrees with the syllabus.

The course is carried out in such a way that both men´s and women´s experience and knowledge is made visible and developed.
Touristic Work
Turistiskt arbete
Department responsible
for the course or equivalent:
ISAK - Department of Studies of Social Change and Culture
Registrar No: 2009-00139   Course Code: 758G41      
    Exam codes: see Local Computer System      
Subject/Subject Area : Tourism          
Level   Education level     Subject Area Code   Field of Education  
G1X   Basic level       SA  
The syllabus was approved by the Board of Faculty of Arts and Science 2009-12-04