Syllabus for Degree Project in Sustainable Destination Development

Examensarbete i hållbar destinationsutveckling

  • 15 credits
  • Course code: 1TG423
  • Education cycle: Second cycle
  • Main field(s) of study and in-depth level: Sustainable Destination Development A1E
  • Grading system: Fail (U), Pass (G)
  • Established: 2018-03-08
  • Established by:
  • Revised: 2022-02-11
  • Revised by: The Faculty Board of Science and Technology
  • Applies from: Autumn 2022
  • Entry requirements:

    Bachelor degree of at least 180 credits, in addition 30 credits within Sustainable Destination Development. Introduction to Sustainable Destination Development. Participation in Qualitative and Quantitative Method. Proficiency in English equivalent to the Swedish upper secondary course English 6.

  • Responsible department: Department of Civil and Industrial Engineering

Learning outcomes

Upon completing the course the student should be able to

  • search, collect, evaluate, and in a critical way interpret relevant data in a given sustainable destination development problem and discuss research issues related to the specific phenomenon and situation,
  • independently identify, formulate and solve research questions within the field, and carry out a project task within a given time frame,
  • orally and in writing present and discuss the research question within the field, the data and the solutions in a dialogue with different target groups,
  • work independently with the chosen subject area,
  • demonstrate a scientific approach to the research question,
  • independently carry through an opposition.


In the degree project, the students shall apply knowledge acquired during their studies by independently compiling and presenting a project task within a given time frame. The task must be chosen so that the knowledge gained from previous studies can be applied, broadened and deepened.


Individual research and development work, report writing, individual supervision and seminars.


Oral and written presentation of the thesis (see Other Regulations). Written and oral opposition to another thesis (normally within the same programme), or a corresponding task defined by the examiner.

If there are special reasons for doing so, an examiner may make an exception from the method of assessment indicated and allow a student to be assessed by another method. An example of special reasons might be a certificate regarding targeted pedagogical support from the disability coordinator of the university.

Other directives

Guidelines and instructions for theses are available at the teaching platform.

Reading list

The reading list is missing. For further information, please contact the responsible department.

Last modified: 2022-04-26