units

MGP3542

Faculty of Business and Economics

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2015 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
Organisational UnitDepartment of Management
OfferedPeninsula Second semester 2015 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Aaron Wijeratne

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%

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. Independent study may include associated readings, assessment and preparation for scheduled activities. The unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.

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Chief examiner(s)

Prerequisites

Co-requisites

NIL

Prohibitions

MGW3541, MGW3542