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Unit description

Explains characteristics, dynamics and complexity in international tourism systems. In this unit students apply analytical skills and synthesise concepts and theories from key tourism systems knowledge to examples drawn from real world contexts.

Unit content

Topic 1: Introducing international tourism

Topic 2: Global drivers of international tourism

Topic 3: International tourism as a system

Topic 4 :International tourism systems - infrastructure

Topic 5: Governments and policy in international tourism systems

Topic 6: Future Issues for international tourism systems

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
1identify elements of whole tourism systems from a real world context.Knowledge of a discipline
2explain key arguments in literature related to international tourism systemsIntellectual rigourKnowledge of a disciplineLifelong learning
3synthesize concepts and theories from tourism systems knowledge in a real world context. Intellectual rigourKnowledge of a discipline

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

  1. identify elements of whole tourism systems from a real world context.
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
  2. explain key arguments in literature related to international tourism systems
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
    • GA5: Lifelong learning
  3. synthesize concepts and theories from tourism systems knowledge in a real world context.
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline

Teaching and assessment

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

Commonwealth Supported courses
For information regarding Student Contribution Amounts please visit the Student Contribution Amounts.
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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