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Global Issues in Tourism (6590.4)

Level: Level 1 - Undergraduate Introductory Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands:

Faculty: Faculty of Business & Government
Discipline: Discipline of Tourism




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    This subject provides an introduction to global issues in tourism. Divided into a series of integrated Module s, the subject provides a critical overview of the past, present and future impacts of tourism and highlights the tourism management issues of the 21st century.

    Learning Outcomes

    1. demonstrate a conceptual understanding of the nature, extent and importance of tourism, and the tourism industry on a global scale
    2. demonstrate an awareness and understanding of the different impacts of tourism
    3. understand the concepts of sustainability and globalisation
    4. identify future developments and prospects for tourism
    5. identify the major issues facing contemporary tourism globally
    6. appreciate the growing importance of special interest tourism around the world
    7. demonstrate an awareness of the management issues in tourism for the 21st century

    Contact Hours

    6 hours per week



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