units

MGW3542

Faculty of Business and Economics

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2012 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedBerwick Second semester 2012 (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.

Outcomes

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