Courses & Units

The Business of Leisure ZAA106

Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast

Introduction

Rapid social change impacts on the ways people socialise, spend their money, work and participate in leisure. The leisure industry is also going through rapid change with the emergence of new forms of leisure such as extreme sports, multi-purpose leisure centres, online gaming and adventure tourism. This subject introduces you to leisure industry components such as recreation, sport, entertainment and tourism to examine how businesses may leverage opportunities that arise with changes in leisure participation.

Summary

Unit name The Business of Leisure
Unit code ZAA106
Credit points 6.25
Faculty/School University College
Discipline Applied Business
Coordinator

Dr Clayton Hawkins

Level Introductory
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Term 1 On-Campus Domestic
Launceston Term 1 On-Campus Domestic
Cradle Coast Term 1 On-Campus Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Term 1 4/2/2019 12/3/2019 13/3/2019 12/4/2019

* 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 2019 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2019 will be available from the 1st October 2018.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Field of Education
3 2019: $684.00 080399

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

Co-requisites

ZAP102

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Blended mode: Online content, full-day workshop (x2), weekly tutorials

Assessment

AT1: A Week of Leisure  (20%) AT2: Business Report (30%) AT3: Leisure Business Opportunity (50%)

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Textbooks

Required

Veal, AJ, Darcy, S & Lynch, R, 2013, Australian Leisure, (4th ed.). Frenchs Forest, NSW: Pearson

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