For the exchange student interested in event planning and tourism development.
Students enrolled at their home institution under one of the following programmes:
The semester is divided into 4 modules with the main purpose to gain a deeper understanding of the service and hospitality industry. The focus will also be on understanding the market for the hospitality industry as well as provide cooperation with businesses on current issues.
Moreover, the semester will include classes in specializations, i.e. hotel, tourism or event management.
All teaching and counselling is in oral and written English. You will experience different teaching methods such as lectures, presentations, dialogue, exchange of experiences, group work, independent studies, portfolio work and a project work at the end of the module. At this point, expect your lectures to be partly with physical presence, partly online. This is subject to change, depending on the overall circumstances for higher education in Denmark.
Some of the modules will also have a company connected throughout the module and will shape with which topics students will work.
In order to complete the module and obtain a certificate, the student has to:
Not applicable for EU/EEA-students and exchange students from partner institutions, all other students must pay. In this case, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more.
Course: Module 1
Knowledge about the service industry
Introduction to the service economy, its importance and effect as well as practical knowledge about professional communication & networks.
Course: Module 2
The three specialization choices are:
The module is centred around the first part of the specialisation specific competencies – e.g. revenue management, destination management, marketing, planning of events etc.
Course: Module 3
Strategy and Business Understanding
Course: Module 4
According to the module size of 5 ECTS, plus preparations and studying for the Methodology exam in January.
Methodology exam (10 ECTS)
Exam form: Written report with oral opposition and defence in groups
Detailed description of the examination form:
The students work in group (3-5 students) with a self-chosen problem statement that can be academic or of a more general nature. The department approves topic and problem statement and assigns counselling.
The assessment of the method project includes:
The grade given is based on the 7-point scale.
Approval of mandatory learning activities (MLA) of previous modules of 1st semester. Consequences of failing/failure to comply with formal requirements:
If the examination is not passed, the student must participate in a re-exam.
The grades for the other ECTS of the semester are depending on your coursework, activity for your OLAs and general classroom performance.