Module Identifier RD16610  
Academic Year 2000/2001  
Co-ordinator Raymond Youell  
Semester Semester 1  
Assessment Exam   1.5 Hours Outcomes assessed: 1, 2, 4   40%  
  Assignment   Report Outcomes assessed: 2, 3, 5   60%  

Module description
This module introduces students to the nature, scope and significance of the international tourism industry through a systematic exploration of the structure of key industry sectors. The module also investigates the principal issues surrounding tourism development and helps develop the skills, knowledge and understanding needed for working in tourism.

Outcome 1
Appreciate the economic significance of the international tourism industry
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Outcome 2
Understand the principal factors influencing the tourism industry

Outcome 3
Understand the nature of the demand for tourism
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Outcome 4
Describe the main tourism industry sectors and their relative significance.
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Outcome 5
Understand the structure and policy of UK tourism
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