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Area/Catalogue
TOUR 3006

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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
100572

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
UniSA Business

Course aim

To encourage critical reflection on the complexity of tourism and its impact on host societies, and to enable students to learn and apply the knowledge of diverse policy and planning approaches that foster sustainable tourism.

Course content

Critical understandings of terms: policy, planning, sustainable development and sustainable tourism; the impact of tourism on tourism destination and ‘overtourism’; the evolution and rationale for tourism policy and planning; systems approach to tourism; integrated planning and strategic tourism planning; layers of tourism policy and planning governance from the global to the local; ethics and notions of the public good; effective planning of destinations; sustainable site design through an ecological approach; the problematics of implementation of sustainability.

Textbook(s)

Hall, CM 2008, Tourism Planning: Policies, Processes and Relationships, 2nd edn, Pearson Education, England

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
TOUR 1001 Understanding Travel and Tourism

Plus successful completion of 49.5 units.

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Preparatory 1 x 1 week
Lecture 2 hours x 10 weeks
Lecture (Virtual) 2 hours x 10 weeks
Tutorial 1 hour x 10 weeks
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
External 3 hours x 10 weeks
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, HONG KONG BAPTIST UNIVERSITY
Workshop 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 3000 words 65% N/A
Examination N/A 35% 2 hours
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Project 3000 words 65% N/A
Examination N/A 35% 2 hours
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, HONG KONG BAPTIST UNIVERSITY
Project 3000 words 65% N/A
Examination N/A 35% 2 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 4C)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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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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