Unravelling, and understanding, the links between the many different components of the systems that comprise tourism is the focus of this unit. The unit will introduce you to the global dimensions of tourism, and help you to understand the scale and dynamism of tourism from local, regional, national and global perspectives. Areas of study include understanding tourism as a series of systems, evaluating the impacts of tourism and tracing the development of tourism from an elite to a mass activity and then to special interest tourism. Specific focus is given to the business of tourism, including major industry sectors.
|Unit name||Dynamics of Tourism|
|Faculty/School||College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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- LO1: Explain the systems approach to the definition, structure and historical development of tourism
- LO2: Describe the impacts of tourism differentiating between economic, social and environmental influences.
- LO3: Clarify the main sectors ad operations of tourism.
- LO4: Account for the rise and development of special interest tourism.
- LO5: Conduct research into a tourism operation and report on findings.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|3||2020: $1,394.00||2020: $2,702.00||080700|
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You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
1 x 2 hour lecture, 1 x 1 hour tutorial per week. Please check the unit outline for details.
Report (30%), Presentation (30%), Final examination (40%).
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