Checking date: 27/05/2019

Course: 2019/2020

Tourism Management of Cultural Heritage
Study: Master in Tourism Management of Cultural and Natural Resources (291)


Department assigned to the subject: Department of Humanities: Geography, Contemporary History and Art

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 3.0 ECTS


Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results.
GENERAL COMPETITIONS. To often have and to include/understand knowledge that contribute to a base or opportunity of to be original at the development and/or application of ideas, in an investigation context. That the students know to apply to the acquired knowledge and their capacity of resolution of problems in new surroundings or little known within ampler contexts (or you will multidiscipline) related to their area study. That the students are able to integrate knowledge and to face the complexity to formulate judgments from a information that, incomplete or being limited, includes reflections on tie the social and ethical responsibilities to the application of its knowledge and judgments.
Description of contents: programme
1. The cultural patrimony in the tourism: management, value and use. 2. Tourist planning of the cultural patrimony: from the investigation to promotion 3. Authenticity and sustainability 4. The protection and conservation of the patrimony in tourist management 5. The capacity of welcome and cultural tourism 6. The interaction between patrimony and cultural tourism 7. Art and culture, from the pleisure experience of the tourist to the employment creation.
Learning activities and methodology
Theoretical classes Specific Sessions with expert Practical exercises Tutorials Work in group Cultural Visits: Aranjuez Cultural Landscape of the Humanity. Museum Foundation Jose Lazaro Galdiano, Madrid.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40

The course syllabus and the academic weekly planning may change due academic events or other reasons.