Courses & Units

Global Issues in Tourism HGA502

Hobart, AMC - Sydney

Note:

This unit commences on 2 August with a range of preparation activities. Classes begin 9 August and finish 24 Sept.

Introduction

Tourism is part of globalisation. Tourism has changed over the decades as travels become cheaper, new destinations are found and more countries become prosperous. Tourism affects host societies and the issues are often global in scale. These include challenges from climate change, over-tourism and terrorism. On the other hand, tourism offer new social economic opportunities as the world becomes “smaller” and more welcoming. This unit addresses established and emerging global issues in tourism. To emphasise the global dimension of the issues, you will engage with internationally renowned scholars from around the world.

Summary

Unit name Global Issues in Tourism
Unit code HGA502
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
Discipline Sociology and Criminology
Coordinator Professor Can Seng Ooi
Available as student elective? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 Off-Campus International Domestic
AMC - Sydney Semester 2 Off-Campus International Domestic

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 11/7/2022 9/8/2022 29/8/2022 16/10/2022

* 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 2022 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2022 will be available from the 1st October 2021.

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Learning Outcomes

  • Reflect on and critically analyse the contemporary issues that are shaping the global tourism industry
  • Assess the importance of community in engaging with the industry, and the role of the state in shaping global and national tourism policy.
  • Analyse and evaluate the impact of crises upon tourism and cultural heritage destinations
  • Communicate effectively to a diverse audience using written and/or multimedia formats.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
090300 $1,828.00 $858.00 not applicable

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Teaching

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Textbooks

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