units

MGP3542

Faculty of Business and Economics

Undergraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
Organisational UnitDepartment of Management
OfferedNot offered in 2013
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 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 tourism sustainability 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)

Contact hours

One 6.5 hour problem based workshop per week
And one full-day fieldtrip

Prerequisites

Co-requisites

NIL

Prohibitions

MGW3541, MGW3542