Uusi opinto-opas (sisältäen myös opetusohjelmat) lukuvuodelle 2018-2019 sijaitsee osoitteessa https://opas.peppi.utu.fi . Tältä sivustolta löytyvät enää vanhat opinto-oppaat ja opetusohjelmat.

The new study guide (incl. teaching schedules) for academic year 2018-2019 can be found at https://studyguide.utu.fi. This site contains only previous years' guides.

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Archived Curricula Guide 2016–2018
Curricula Guide is archieved. Please refer to current Curricula Guides
KUME0101 2. Nature, Environment and Tourism, KV 3 ECTS
Organised by
Cultural and Experience Tourism
Person in charge
Emily Höckert ja Eeva Raike TY/KTMT, Pori
Planned organizing times
Period(s) I II III IV
2016–2017 X
2017–2018 X X

Learning outcomes

The purpose of the course is to draw attention on relations between nature and tourism, on landscapes as tourism attraction and on different ways of experiencing nature and environment. Main concepts of the course are environmental sustainability and responsibility. In addition to conceptual framework, the course provides an introduction to past and present trends in nature-based tourism – both in Finland and internationally. The focus is trained on the wide range of environmental impacts caused and contributed by tourism development.


The course encourages discussion about tourism and climate change, corporate environmental responsibility, environmental protection, and the issue of combining different nature-based incomes. After the course, student has gained good understanding about the possibilities and challenges related to nature-based tourism.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online

Ajankohtana periodi I tai II.

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in classroom work
  • In English
  • In English

Online course in English and practical work.


Numeric 0-5.

Belongs to following study modules

School of History, Cultural Research and Art Studies
Cultural and Experience Tourism (Cultural and Experience Tourism)
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Implementation details are unavailable.
School of History, Cultural Research and Art Studies
Gender Studies
Cultural Management Studies
Museology (Pori)
Creative Writing
Life Philosophy
European Ethnology
Study of Religion
MDP in Women and Gender Studies
Finnish Literature
Media Studies
Art History
Comparative Literature
Cultural Heritage Studies
Digital Culture
Landscape Studies
Cultural Production and Landscape Studies
Cultural History
Finnish History
European and World History
MDP in European Heritage, Digital Media and Infor.
Finnish Study Modules
School of History, Cultural Research and Art St.
Degree Pathway in Records and Archives Management
Master's Degree Pathway in Popular Culture Studies
Cultural and Experience Tourism
MDP in Gender Studies