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2021 unit offering information will be available in September 2020

Unit description

Builds on students' knowledge and skills to develop them as professional industry leaders. Creative, responsible and ethical solutions to global, national and local challenges are examined utilsing a service learning approach.  

Unit content

Topic 1: Contemporary and future challenges for tourism professionals

Topic 2: Values-based leadership for responsible tourism

Topic 3: Ethical practice

Topic 4: Thinking and managing strategically

Topic 5: Creative problem solving

Topic 6: Participatory models of decision making

Topic 7: New business models for tourism

 

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.

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:GA1GA2GA3GA4GA5GA6GA7
1Demonstrate a critical understanding of contemporary and future challenges facing tourism professionalsLifelong learning
2Apply responsible tourism principles to addressing an authentic problemEthical practiceLifelong learning
3Critique responsible leadership principles and practicesEthical practice
4Create a visual reflection of the challenges and solutions encountered and applied to the service learning organisational context Creativity

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate a critical understanding of contemporary and future challenges facing tourism professionals
    • GA5: Lifelong learning
  2. Apply responsible tourism principles to addressing an authentic problem
    • GA3: Ethical practice
    • GA5: Lifelong learning
  3. Critique responsible leadership principles and practices
    • GA3: Ethical practice
  4. Create a visual reflection of the challenges and solutions encountered and applied to the service learning organisational context
    • GA2: Creativity

Teaching and assessment

Notice

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

Domestic

Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2021 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 3

Fee paying courses
For POSTGRADUATE or UNDERGRADUATE full fee paying courses please check Domestic Postgraduate Fees OR Domestic Undergraduate Fees

International

Please check the international course and fee list to determine the relevant fees.

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