Fundamentals of Research in Tourism
Universidad de Barcelona
Area of Study
Hospitality and Tourism Management, Research
Taught In English
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4
Hours & Credits
The subject is seen as a first contact by an undergraduate student with the academic, professional and business world of tourism research. Since research in tourism science is a young discipline, still developing and creating its own conceptual foundations, this subject is of crucial importance to introduce students to specialized knowledge tools and strategies of applied basic research on the fields of tourism, culture, territory, gastronomy and food and hotel management.
To achieve this, the learning focus on the acquisition by the student of research basis and of the necessary and critical tools to address any scientific piece of work with both formal characteristics and content that all rigorous and methodical work of tourist research must have.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.