5 months
43 USD/module
43 USD/module
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On this International Culture and Tourism Management course at FutureLearn you’ll build interdisciplinary knowledge of concepts that affect the global tourism industry. You’ll look at the impact of power, globalisation, authenticity, commodification, emerging markets and representation on international tourism and destination development.

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Explore international tourism trends and put these into context using tourism case study examples from China and around the world. Plus reviewing trends and concrete examples throughout the course can help you better understand cultural tourism, heritage tourism and sustainable tourism management.

You’ll examine the role of tourism policy and planning in the development of tourism destinations around the world.

You’ll learn how to plan, assess and implement sustainable tourism policies, with a particular focus on global tourism development since the end of World War II in 1945.

Key skills you will learn during the International Culture and Tourism Management course at FutureLearn  

  • Tourism management
  • Hospitality management
  • Hotel management
  • Sustainable tourism
  • Heritage tourism
  • International tourism
  • Research methods
  • Qualitative research
  • Quantitative research
  • Data analysis
  • Data collection

Programme Structure

Courses included

  • International Culture and Tourism Management: Cultural Heritage and Tourism Management
  • Tourism Policy and Planning
  • Research Methods in Tourism Studies
  • China’s Role in Global Tourism Development

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 5 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.





Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • There are no academic prerequisites for taking this course, however we do recommend that learners have a professional interest in the travel and tourism industry to get the most from this course.

Tuition Fee

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    43 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 43 USD per module during 5 months.
  • National

    43 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 43 USD per module during 5 months.

Tuition per month.

Price range in different currencies: £36 / $39 / €36


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