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Area/Catalogue
TOUR 5003

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
013598

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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 provide the opportunity for students to critically evaluate their understanding of tourism impacts and destination management issues. To enable students to analyse various strategic approaches to sustainable destination development in both local and international contexts.

Course content

Sustainable tourism business; destination management; destination marketing; the multiplier effect and leakage; employment issues; international business and foreign investment; sustainable business initiatives; fair-trade tourism business; ethical responsibility and international understanding; green leadership in environmental practices; cultural commodification; cultural development; creative economy; social entrepreneurship; community involvement; Asia-Pacific emerging economy; tourism planning; impact assessment and monitoring.

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, ONLINE
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
Critical analysis 3000 words 50% N/A
Project 3000 words 50% N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Critical analysis 3000 words 50% N/A
Project 3000 words 50% N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Critical analysis 3000 words 50% N/A
Project 3000 words 50% 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
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* 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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