Core Module Information
Module title: Managing Heritage Tourism

SCQF level: 11:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: TSM11104
Module leader: Alexandra Witte
School The Business School
Subject area group: Tourism and Languages


Description of module content:

The module will cover the : Concepts and definition of heritage tourism;, the nature of built heritage; management issues in the effective management of heritage visitor attractions; specific issues in the management of UNESCO World Heritage Sites; balancing resource and visitor management via interpretation, technology and revenue ; and the future of managing heritage tourism.

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: Evaluate the definitions and concepts of heritage tourism
LO2: Analyse the composition and development of heritage tourism
LO3: Critically appraise the managerial and operational issues in heritage visitor attraction management
LO4: Evaluate the application of management techniques in the effective management of World Heritage Sites
LO5: Evaluate and select appropriate management techniques to enhance the management of visitor and resource management at heritage visitor attractions.

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: Alexandra Witte
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 36
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
Essay 40 1&2 6 HOURS= 00.00, WORDS= 2000
Report 60 3 - 5 14/15 , WORDS= 3000
Component 1 subtotal: 40
Component 2 subtotal: 60
Module subtotal: 100

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
TSM11104 Module Reading List 2022/23