Unit description

Explores the exciting new casinos of the Asia/Pacific region and focuses on the skills needed to become an international gaming manager. The core components of technology, surveillance and cash control are delivered in a mix of facilitative and self-directed learning to promote an understanding of the fundamental issues in gaming management.

Unit content

The unit is divided into seven topics. These are:
Topic 1 Gambling markets and regulation
Topic 2 Gaming room design.
Topic 3 Financial controls and ancillary gaming technologies
Topic 4 Marketing strategies
Topic 5 Gaming mathematics
Topic 6 Security and surveillance in gambling
Topic 7 Cash control and financial management

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 2

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

Teaching and assessment


Teaching method
Structured online learning 1 hours (12 weeks)
Exam: closed book50%

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

Southern Cross University employs different teaching methods within units to provide students with the flexibility to choose the mode of learning that best suits them. SCU academics strive to use the latest approaches and, as a result, the learning modes and materials may change. The most current information regarding a unit will be provided to enrolled students at the beginning of the study session.

Fee information


Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2015 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 3

Fee paying courses
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