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Unit name Sustainable Tourism Development
Unit code HGA501
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
Discipline Sociology and Criminology
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Learning Outcomes

  1. Critically analyse impact of breadth of indicators and evaluation system that have been designed for the tourism andcultural heritage industries
  2. Critically assess the integration of sustainable development and sustainable tourism into local, national andinternational government policy.
  3. Critically evaluate the application and challenges of sustainable development and sustainable tourism to different jurisdictions and businesses
  4. Effectively communicate sustainable tourism principles to a range of tourism and cultural heritage stakeholders



Teaching Pattern

1 x 8hr Workshop, Friday of Week 2

1 x 8hr Practical, Saturday of Week 2

1 x 6hr Practical, Sunday of Week 2

1 x 8hr Workshop, Monday of Week 2


Task 1: Critical comparison of the integration of sustainable tourism theory into three tourism management plans, 1500 words or equivalent (20%)

Task 2: Group Report Report developing a sustainable tourism management plan for the Cradle Valley (35%) & 2000 word (or equivalent) individual contribution (35%)

Task 3: Group Presentation to external stakeholders, 20 minutes (10%)

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