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Module Title
Event Impact and Legacy

Keywords

ReferenceBS3974
SCQF LevelSCQF 9
SCQF Points15
ECTS Points7.5
CreatedMay 2015
ApprovedAugust 2015
Amended
Version No.1


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Prerequisites for Module

None in addition to course entry requirements or equivalent.

Corequisite Modules

None.

Precluded Modules

None.

Aims of Module

This module aims to evaluate the positive and negative contributions of events to host regions. The impact of events will be analysed in-depth, from the perspectives of multiple stakeholders, to understand the potential outcomes. The module will consider the capacity of events to deliver growth and regeneration within the broader context of sustainability issues.

Learning Outcomes for Module

On completion of this module, students are expected to be able to:

1. Critically examine the historical development of event-led regeneration strategies.
2. Critically discuss the impacts and legacy of events on host regions.
3. Critically discuss alternative strategies for managing event impacts and ensuring sustainability.
4. Critically evaluate event impact strategies and apply them to a specific case study example.

Indicative Module Content

Post-industrial economies; emerging economies; economic impact; social impact; cultural impact; environmental impact; sustainability; cultural regeneration; cultural commodification; mega-events; creative classes; stakeholder environment; policy and funding.

Indicative Student Workload

Contact Hours

Full Time
Assessment
12
Fieldtrip
5
Lectures
11
Tutorials
22

Directed Study

 
Directed study
32

Private Study

 
Private study
68

Mode of Delivery

Key concepts will be introduced via lectures. Tutorials will allow students to debate and discuss key issues. The fieldtrip will enable students to contextualise learning in a practical setting.

Assessment Plan

Learning Outcomes Assessed
Component 1 1,2,3,4

Individual Case Study

Indicative Bibliography

1.FOLEY, M., McGILLIVRAY, D. and McPHERSON, G., 2011. <I>Event policy: from theory to strategy.</I> London: Routledge.
2.HOLMES, K., HUGHES, M., MAIR, J. and CARLSEN, J., 2015. <I>Events and sustainability,</I> Oxon: Routledge.

3.RICHARDS, R. and PALMER, G., 2010. <I>Eventful cities: cultural management and urban revitalisation.</I> Oxford: Butterworth-Heinemann.



 

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