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Sport Tourism (independent online) (5 cr)

Code: MMPG1810-3006

General information


Timing

28.10.2024 - 18.12.2024

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

5 op

Mode of delivery

Online learning

Unit

School of Business

Teaching languages

  • English

Seats

20 - 40

Degree programmes

  • Bachelor's Degree Programme in Tourism Management

Teachers

  • Brian Jordan

Groups

  • ZJA24SM
    Avoin amk, marata
  • ZJK24SM
    Korkeakoulujen välinen yhteistyö, MARATA
  • MTM24S1
    Bachelor's Degree Programme in Tourism Management
  • MTM21S1
    Bachelor's Degree Programme in Tourism Management
  • MTM23S1
    Bachelor's Degree Programme in Tourism Management
  • MTM20S1
    Bachelor's Degree Programme in Tourism Management
  • MTM22S1
    Bachelor's Degree Programme in Tourism Management
  • MTM24VS
    Bachelor's Degree Programme in Tourism Management,vaihto-opiskelu/Exchange studies

Objective

This course aims to enhance your understanding of the international and national sport tourism sector and its various aspects. The course contents help you to understand the significance of the sport tourism sector. The knowledge and skills gained from this course can be effectively utilized in your career plans.

Learning objectives
Upon completing this course you will be able to identify different actors and operations in sport tourism.
You understand the motives of sport tourists and the theme’s significance to the competitiveness of companies. You understand the concepts, phenomena and special characteristics related to sport tourism nationally and internationally. And you identify the sustainability and environmental issues affecting sport tourism.

Content

Special characteristics of sport tourism
Sport and the tourism experiences
Sport tourism markets
Sport tourism development
Sport event tourism
Sustainability in sport tourism

Location and time

Online teaching via Moodle platform

Oppimateriaali ja suositeltava kirjallisuus

Brent W. Ritchie, Daryl Adair: Sport Tourism: Interrelations, Impacts and Issues (2004)

Simon Hudson, Bennet P. Lientz and Kathryn Rea Hudson: Sport and Adventure Tourism (2003)

Mark Dodds, Kevin Heisey and Aila Ahonen: Routledge Handbook of International Sport Business (2018)

Teaching methods

100% Online pedagogy.
Teaching is conducted completely online with the use of recorded lectures, articles, and assignments.

Exam schedules

There is no exam for this course

International connections

International guest lectures

Student workload

Student workload in hours:

Lectures 25 h

Readings 40 h

Virtual study 20 h

Assignments 50 h
Total 135 h

Further information

Open UAS 5
Campus online 20
Exchange students 10

Assessment 0-5

Assessment is based on the course assignments.

Evaluation scale

0-5

Arviointikriteerit, tyydyttävä (1-2)

1 (Adequate)
The student can define concepts related to sport tourism. The student understands multiple perspectives in content matter. The student identifies topics in global and national levels.

2 (Satisfactory)
The student understands the concepts and special characteristics related to sport tourism. The student can explain multiple perspectives in content matter. The student can give examples on topics in global and national levels.

Arviointikriteerit, hyvä (3-4)

3 (Good)
The student illustrates the concepts related to sport tourism. The student demonstrates multiple perspectives in content matter. The student differentiates topics in global and national levels.

4 (Very Good)
The student is able to analyze the concepts related to sport tourism. The student compares multiple perspectives in content matter. The student can evaluate topics in global and national levels.

Assessment criteria, excellent (5)

5 (Excellent)
The student analyzes the concepts related to sport tourism. The student compares multiple perspectives in content matter and displays creativeness in exercises. The student can evaluate critically topics in global and national levels.

Qualifications

Tourism and/or sport business studies.