Checking date: 17/04/2023

Course: 2023/2024

Tourism Management of Cultural Heritage
Master in Cultural and Natural Tourism Resources Management (Plan: 323 - Estudio: 291)


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

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 3.0 ECTS


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.
Skills and learning outcomes
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
Calendar of Continuous assessment
Basic Bibliography
  • BALLART HERNÁNDEZ, J.; JUAN I TRESSERRAS, J.. Gestión del Patrimonio Cultural.. Ariel. 2001
  • GONZÁLEZ VARAS, Ignacio. Patrimonio Cultural. Conceptos, problemas y debates. . Cátedra.. 2015
  • LOREN-MÉNDEZ, Mar. Arquitectura, ciudad y patrimonio. Historia, teoría e intervención contemporáneas. Abada Editores. 2023
Additional Bibliography
  • ARRIETA URTIZBEREA, Iñaki; CHABOUSSOU, Pauline; ABELLA, Jordi (Eds.). El patrimonio cultural en espacios fronterizos = Le patrimoine culturel dans les zones frontalières. Universidad del País Vasco. 2023
  • OECD . Tourism and the Creative Economy. OECD. 2014
  • RICHARDS, Greg. Creativity and tourism in the city. Current Issues in Tourism. R. 2013

The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.