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MGW3542

Faculty of Business and Economics

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedBerwick Second semester 2011 (Day)
South Africa Second semester 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Glen Croy

Synopsis

This unit is identified and presented as the capstone unit for the tourism major in the Bachelor of Business and Commerce and as such draws together the learning and experiences gained from previous tourism units, other units and general life experiences. It includes consideration of key issues around the general theme of sustainable destinations. It provides an opportunity to apply sustainability principles and ethics to managing tourism destination development and its impacts.

Objectives

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. distinguish a destination's tourism attractions
  2. explain destination sustainable tourism issues
  3. outline tourism ethics and its relevance to sustainability
  4. evaluate sustainability, destination development and impacts.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 100%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Glen Croy

Contact hours

3 hours per week

Prerequisites

Students must have passed MGW2501 or MGX2501 before undertaking this unit

Prohibitions

MGW3541