Contemporary Issues and Debates in Global Niche Tourism
University of the Western Cape
Cape Town, South Africa
Area of Study
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Host University Units10
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units3
Hours & Credits
Theory and case studies concerning contemporary issues and debates in global tourism and on
tourism niches eg. Cultural tourism, wildlife tourism, sport tourism, adventure tourism, health tourism, religious tourism.
At the end of the module the student will be able to:
? know about and be able to discuss key controversies in the (re)production and consumption of tourism, and in tourism values
? understand why and how niche tourism has developed and how it operates globally
Pre-requisites: At least two second year tourism modules
Breakdown of Learning Time:
Contact with lecturer/tutor: 22 hours
Assignments & tasks: 32 hours
Tests & exams: 6 hours
Self study: 40 hours
Class tests and assignments: 50%
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.