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Area/Catalogue
TOUR 5001

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

Note: This offering may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

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Course ID
013596

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Management

Course aim

To enable students to examine scholarly approaches to the study of tourism. To create for students an intellectual context in which to develop logical and creative solutions to real-world problems through observation, research and reflection.

Course content

Definitions and meanings; factors influencing demand for tourism; continuities in the history of travel and tourism; motivation for tourism; technology as a key factor in the evolution of travel and tourism; the roles of the public and private sectors in supplying tourism products; destination 'pull' factors; attraction characteristics; the destination life cycle concept; trends and issues.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Preparatory 1 x 1 week
Seminar 3 hours x 10 weeks
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, DISTANCE EDUCATION
External 30 hours equiv. x N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Seminar 30 hours equiv. x N/A

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Discussion paper 2400 words 40% N/A
Project 3600 words 60% N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, DISTANCE EDUCATION
Discussion paper 2400 words 40% N/A
Project 3600 words 60% N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Discussion paper 2400 words 40% N/A
Project 3600 words 60% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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