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LocationDomesticInternational
Gold CoastSession 1Session 1
OnlineSession 1Session 1

Unit description

Introduces students to the games, the people and the places associated with modern gambling. A problem-based learning approach is then used to teach students how to create a gaming room floor using both consumer behaviour and harm minimisation principles.

Unit content

Topic 1: Gambling, gaming and wagering
Topic 2: The psychology of gamblers
Topic 3: The gambling environment
Topic 4: Consumer behaviour and servicescapes
Topic 5: Gaming room design
Topic 6: Ethical practices in the provision of gambling
Topic 7: Thinking creatively
Topic 8: Creating a safer gambling environment

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Prescribed texts

Session 1

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future study periods.

Teaching and assessment

Gold Coast

Teaching method
Workshop on-site 2 hours (12 weeks)
Assessment
Short written response10%
Case study35%
Creative work55%

Online

Teaching method
Structured online learning 2 hours (12 weeks)
Assessment
Short written response10%
Case study35%
Creative work55%
Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every session. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

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Fee information

Domestic

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Commencing 2019 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 3

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International

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