Course provided by Future Learn

Study type: Online

Starts: Anytime

Price: Free

Overview

Learn how alternate forms of tourism contribute to sustainability in the sector

On this course, you’ll look at tourism’s global impact in relation to the world’s environmental, economic and cultural issues.

You’ll be given the chance to evaluate the complex political, social, and environmental contexts in which tourism operates as you explore the policies and management strategies that exist to control the impact of tourism.

You’ll discover corporate social responsibility and environmental impact assessments and auditing.

You’ll also have the chance to discover carrying capacity and how to evaluate the effectiveness of different forms of responsible and sustainable tourism.

What topics will you cover?

  • Social, environmental, economic and cultural impacts of tourism
  • Ways of measuring impacts
  • Alternative forms of tourism
  • Analysis of the extent of which of these forms effectively address tourism impacts

When would you like to start?

Start straight away and learn at your own pace. If the course hasn’t started yet you’ll see the future date listed below.

  • Available now

Who is the course for?

This course is designed for students who have a background in social sciences, arts and humanities, business studies, tourism and hospitality, and those with a background in sustainable development.

Please note that the individuals detailed in the ‘Who will you learn with?’ section below, are current staff members and may be subject to change.

Who developed the course?

Coventry University

Coventry secured gold in the UK Government’s 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and is University of the Year for Student Experience in The Times & The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.

  • Established1992
  • LocationCoventry