Short Title:Business, Sport & Event Tourism
Full Title:Business, Sport & Event Tourism
Module Code:BUSS H3015
 
Credits: 5
Field of Study:Travel, tourism and leisure
Module Delivered in 2 programme(s)
Reviewed By:Christine Nangle
Module Author:Raymond Keaney
Module Description:This syllabus aims to provide a comprehensive overview of the national and international business, sport and event tourism sector
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Demonstrate a broad knowledge of the business, sport & event tourism sector
LO2 Know the requirements of business travellers
LO3 Examine and critique the business, sport & event tourism sector in Ireland
LO4 Understand how government agencies and private sector groups work together to foster the growth of sporting events and activities
LO5 Demonstrate an understanding of the event planing process
 

Module Content & Assessment

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Continuous Assessment This assessment will take the form of either an individual or group assignment related to a topical tourism issue. The assessment will be designed primarily to test the learning outcomes 1, 3 and 4 and learners may carry out a research project or host an event. 1,3,4 50.00 n/a
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam End-of-Semester Final Examination 1,2,3,4,5 50.00 End-of-Semester

TU Dublin – Tallaght Campus reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture No Description 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Tutorial No Description 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Independent Learning No Description 5.00 Every Week 5.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 9.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
This module has no Part Time workload.
 

Module Resources

Recommended Book Resources
  • Ken Roberts 2015, The Business of Leisure, Palgrave Macmillan [ISBN: 9781137428189]
  • Donald Getz 2013, Event Tourism, Cognizant Llc [ISBN: 9781882345601]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
TA_HHOTM_B Bachelor of Arts (Honours) International Hospitality & Tourism Management 6 Mandatory
TA_HHOTM_D_X Bachelor of Arts (Ordinary) International Hospitality and Tourism Management 6 Mandatory