Core Module Information
Module title: Case Studies in International Tourism

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

Module code: TSM11105
Module leader: Constantia Anastasiadou
School The Business School
Subject area group: Tourism and Languages


Description of module content:

• International Cultural comparison
• Case Study method and comparative research methodologies
• Tourism and Development
• Tourism planning and policy
• Competitiveness and responsible tourism development;
• Ethical issues in international tourism
• Cross-cultural behaviour in tourism
• Global issues and value analysis.

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: Comparatively appraise the application of tourism management concepts in different tourist destinations.
LO2: Critically reflect on current issues that affect the global tourism industry.
LO3: Critically discuss and apply comparative analysis techniques to a specific tourism product in two different locations.
LO4: Critically reflect on tourism policy and planning systems.
LO5: Evaluate the impact of cross-cultural and cross-national environments on the development of a tourism product.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 2, 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
Essay 50 1,2 8 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 2500
Report 50 3-5 13 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 2500
Component 1 subtotal: 50
Component 2 subtotal: 50
Module subtotal: 100

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
TSM11105 - Case Studies in International Tourism