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Module/Course Description

Course Title: Tourism and Hospitality Law

Course Code: UU-LAW-4040-UG


Credits: 4.00

Course Description:

Course/Module Description:

Hospitality law is a legal and social practice related to the treatment of a person's guests or those who patronize a place of business. The course/module concept is based on legal liability, hospitality laws that intended to protect both hosts and guests against legal implications.

Course/ Module Objectives:

The main objectives of the course are:

  1. To introduce the student to the legal system and to give the student a knowledge and understanding of selected areas of law relevant to a business in the Hospitality and Tourism industry
  2. To provide an understanding to students how the legal system work
  3. To enable students to limit the legal exposure of the business and liaise effectively with legal advisers in the Hotel and Tourism industry.

Course/Module Learning Outcomes:

After completion of the course students are expected to be able:

  1. To demonstrate an understanding of the implications of the relevant legal principles for the business
  2. To avail of the knowledge of the law to limit the legal exposure of the business
  3. To apply the knowledge of Hospitality and Tourism law in business.

Prerequisites: UU-BA-IND100-UG

Prerequisites Categories: Year 1, Year 2, Year 3

Typical Module duration: 4.0 Week(s)


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