Core Module Information
Module title: International Tourism Policy and Planning

SCQF level: 09:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: TSM09103
Module leader: Constantia Anastasiadou
School The Business School
Subject area group: Tourism and Languages

TMS07106; TSM08102
Students should normally have completed tourism-related modules at SQCF levels 7 & 8

Description of module content:

The rationale for government involvement in tourism; the types of government involvement; the tourism policy system; structures and stakeholders in tourism policy; tourism planning and the planning process, the impact of EU policies on tourism development; tourism policy and structures in the UK, Europe and worldwide.

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: Evaluate the relationship between tourism and government policy in a range of different contexts
LO2: Critically reflect on the rationale of government involvement in tourism management and planning
LO3: Critically evaluate on the roles of different stakeholders in tourism policy in different destinations
LO4: Demonstrate the importance of planning for sustainable tourism development

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 1, FACE-TO-FACE, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: FACE-TO-FACE
Location of delivery: CRAIGLOCKHAR
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Constantia Anastasiadou
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 12
Face To Face Seminar 24
Independent Learning Guided independent study 164
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Oral Presentation 40 1,3 8 HOURS= 00.20, WORDS= 0
Report 60 2,4 13 , WORDS= 2500
Component 1 subtotal: 40
Component 2 subtotal: 60
Module subtotal: 100

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
TSM09103 - International Tourism Planning and Policy