Courses & Units

Sustainable Tourism BMA207

Hobart

Introduction

Sustainable development is one of the most important elements of planning in a variety of industry sectors. Tourism is no exception. This unit investigates the practical application of sustainable development by examining tourism businesses in Tasmania. It also covers the historical development of the general concept of sustainability, its relevance for eco-tourism and nature-based tourism, management strategies to achieve sustainable tourism, quality and accreditation schemes, and the future of sustainable tourism.

Summary

Unit name Sustainable Tourism
Unit code BMA207
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Tasmanian School of Business & Economics (TSBE)
TSBE
Discipline Management
Coordinator

Mr Oscar Vorobjovas-Pinta

Teaching staff

Mr Oscar Vorobjovas-Pinta

Level Intermediate
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
Note

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 26/2/2018 23/3/2018 16/4/2018 3/6/2018

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
3 2017: $1,324.00 2017: $2,438.00 080701

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

Prerequisites

100 credit points at any level.

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Delivered over 13 weeks and may include lectures, tutorials, workshops or online activities. This unit may involve a field trip.

Assessment

Please refer to the unit outline for details.

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Textbooks

Required

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