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Area/Catalogue
TOUR 1001

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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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
100571

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Management

Course aim

To enable students to examine travel, tourism and hospitality as sociocultural phenomena in historical and contemporary contexts.

Course content

Tourism as a field of study; definition of tourism; continuities in the history of travel, tourism and hospitality; technological impacts from the Industrial Revolution to virtual reality; mass consumption societies and demand for tourism; destination attractions; structure and relationship of hospitality industry; tourism for economic development; tourism impact analysis ; trends in the development of travel and tourism.

Textbook(s)

Weaver, D & Lawton, L 2014, Tourism management, 5th edn, John Wiley and Sons, Milton, Qld

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Preparatory 1 x 1 week
Lecture 2 hours x 10 weeks
Tutorial 1 hour x 10 weeks
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
External 3 hours x 10 weeks
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Workshop 30 hours x N/A
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, HONG KONG BAPTIST UNIVERSITY
Offshore 3 hours x 10 weeks

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
Project 2700 words 60% N/A
Examination N/A 40% 2 hours
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Project 2700 words 60% N/A
Examination N/A 40% 2 hours
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Project 2700 words 60% N/A
Examination N/A 40% 2 hours
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, HONG KONG BAPTIST UNIVERSITY
Project 2700 words 60% N/A
Examination N/A 40% 2 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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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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