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Tourism and Sustainability

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Module Convenor:  Robert A. Lambert

Module Content:
This module is concerned with providing an understanding of the theoretical and practical issues relating to environmental, economic and socio-cultural sustainability in tourism. A day-long compulsory Field Trip forms an integral part of the teaching of this module. Topics covered include:
Tourism and the Environment
Sustainability and biodiversity
Impact of tourism on physical and cultural environments
Eco-tourism and Heritage
International case studies in environmental tourism

Module Aims:
To provide an overview of contemporary debates on sustainability.
To use case studies and a Field Trip to illustrate the negative and
positive aspects of the tourism-environment interaction.

Module Assessment:
Individual Coursework (4,000 words) (70%); Individual Oral Presentation (30%)

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