Course name Safety in Tourism
Course date 08.01.2024 - 31.07.2024
Institution Satakunta University of Applied Sciences
Course language English
Credits 5 ECTS credit

Field Hospitality Management HUB
Teacher Jonna Huuhko & Jaana Ruoho
Available for open UAS No
Level Bachelor

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Enrolment period 20.11.2023 - 01.06.2024
Implementation plan
Course enrolment info

Safety in Tourism

08.01.2024 - 31.07.2024

Course description


Knowing the concepts of safety and security in tourism and having a holistic, global approach to their dimensions. Analyzing safety and security as core attributes of service quality and the tourism industries and destinations’ competitiveness at the international level. Understanding the meaning of

risk management and preventive safety work in customer encounters. Identifying the role of cooperative networks and tourism-oriented policing and protection services in the advancement of international tourism destination safety and security.


Safety and security; co-operational network; tourism-oriented policing and protection services; tourism safety tools; risk management; preventive safety work; recovery.

Assessment criteria


Course way of working and time table

The course is a self-paced, nonstop online course. The course is divided into topics, allowing students to learn in manageable pieces.

Course additional info

You must activate the SAMK-ID and email address to complete the course. After your enrolment has been processed, the Student Services Secretary will send you the activation instructions to the email you provided in the enrolment form.

Course enrolment info

All enrolments will be approved. You will get an automatic reply to the email address you provided in the electronic form. Check the spam.

Applications are processed in the next two weeks, but not processed during the summer break (July) or Christmas break. When your enrolment has been processed, the Student Services Secretary will send you a message with instructions on how to activate the SAMK student identifier to the email address you provided in the application form.