|1.||Critically appraise the macro environment to inform the staging of a range of events;|
|2.||Conceptually map and clarify relationship between tourism and events articulating the connections between the core theories and their application;|
|3.||Analyse the various stakeholders and different tourist industry groups involved and their role in various event planning, management and promotion;|
|4.||Collaborate and cross-examine the different types of events and the trends associated with their role in destination development;|
|5.||Forecast how contemporary trends in the tourism and events industries, as well as in the visitor economy will impact on events now and in the future by making evidence based judgments;|
|6.||Critically review relevant research literature to enable the construction of a critical research essay.|
|Annotated Bibliography||Early assessment exercise - Students compile an annotated bibliography of literature in relation to the topic for their individual essay(2000 words)||20%|
|Essay||Individual essay - write a research-based essay on a topic related to the tourism or events industry based on the annotated bibliography.||30%|
|Report||Partner report - Students (in pairs) select 2 different destinations for holding a major event.||30%|
|Presentation||Oral presentation - A comparison between the 2 destinations is presented to the class.||20%|
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