|Prerequisites for Module|
None in addition to course entry requirements or equivalent.
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:
||Critically examine the historical development of event-led regeneration strategies.|
||Critically discuss the impacts and legacy of events on host regions.|
||Critically discuss alternative strategies for managing event impacts and ensuring sustainability.|
||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|
|Directed study ||32|
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.
||Learning Outcomes Assessed|
|Component 1 ||1,2,3,4|
Individual Case Study
|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.|