Short Title:Tourism Futures & Strategy
Full Title:Tourism Futures & Strategy
Language of Instruction:English
Module Code:MNGT H4014
Credits: 6
Field of Study:Travel, tourism and leisure
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Reviewed By:Christine Nangle
Module Author:Raymond Keaney
Module Description:The aim of this module is to enable the student to appreciate and understand the underlying forces shaping future trends in the tourism sector development
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Identify and appraise key national and international management issues facing hospitality and tourism.
LO2 Examine the impact of changing economic and global influences on the domestic and international hospitality industry
LO3 Demonstrate an understanding of the role and impact of transport policy and investment for tourism
LO4 Evaluate the evolving strategies in the international accommodation sector
LO5 Evaluate alternative approaches to managing city tourism destinations

Module Content & Assessment

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Project Students will be required to undertake research into a contemporary hospitality and tourism topic and be required to ananlyse and evaluate their findings 1,2,3,4 40.00 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 60.00 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 6.00 Every Week 6.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 10.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
This module has no Part Time workload.

Module Resources

Recommended Book Resources
  • John Tribe 2016, Strategy for Tourism, Goodfellow Publishers Limited [ISBN: 978-191015861]
  • Stephen Page 2015, Tourism Management, Routledge [ISBN: 978-113878456]
Recommended Article/Paper Resources
  • Emerald Publishing Services Journal of Tourism Futures [ISSN: 2055-5911]
Other Resources

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
TA_HHOTM_B Bachelor of Arts (Honours) International Hospitality & Tourism Management 8 Mandatory