|Module Title||RURAL TOURISM IN PRACTICE|
|Co-ordinator||Dr Alister Scott|
|Assessment||Assignment||4 x Assessments (fieldwork reports) Outcomes assessed: 1, 2, 3||100%|
This student-centred module involves a 4 day field course where selected rural tourism enterprises are critically examined. Field reports on 4 selected rural tourism enterprises are prepared. Students will identify their information requirements through a combination of documentary and interview material.
The module integrates the core subjects of the first year programme and enables students to study the rural tourism industry at first hand.
Investigate the development of rural tourism enterprises
Identify the constraints and opportunities for rural tourism providers
Identify the economic, social and environmental impacts of rural tourism