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BX2091 - Tourism and Leisure Management

Credit points: 3
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

This subject focuses on fostering a sustainable future for tourism and leisure. It builds from a social science foundation of tourism and leisure: namely geography, economics, psychology and history; into an analysis of the positive and negative impacts on the physical, ecological, economic and sociocultural environments. The subject may include a fieldwork component which will provide a practical understanding of the relationship of the tourism and leisure product to its environments.

There are additional charges for this subject; please contact the School for details.

Learning Outcomes

  • demonstrate essential knowledge of the nature of leisure and tourism;
  • explain the Tourism and Leisure products and who provides and delivers these services;
  • appreciate the broad social, cultural, economic and environmental impacts of tourism;
  • discuss how tourist and leisure activities are managed and marketed for a sustainable future.
Prerequisites: 6CP LEVEL 1 SUBJECTS
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
TO1005

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coord/Lect: Dr Tingzhen Chen.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 38 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops; Lecturer directed activities.
  • 10 hours fieldwork
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); other exams (20%); blog (40%).

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coordinator: Dr Tingzhen Chen
Lecturer: Mr John Pearce.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 0 hours
  • 10 hours fieldwork
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); other exams (20%); blog (40%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 52
Census Date 08-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Dr Tingzhen Chen
Lecturer: Mr John Ng.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 38 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops; Lecturer directed activities.
  • 10 hours fieldwork
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); other exams (20%); blog (40%).

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 22
Census Date 08-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Dr Tingzhen Chen
Lecturer: Ms Julija Ovnic.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 38 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops; Lecturer directed activities.
  • 10 hours fieldwork
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); other exams (20%); blog (40%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.