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BX2091 - Tourism and Leisure Management

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: School of Business (pre 2015)

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

  • discuss the nature of leisure and tourism;
  • discuss how tourism destinations are managed and marketed for a sustainable future;
  • demonstrate critical and ethical appreciation of environmental impacts important to sustainable leisure and tourism development;
  • explain the tourism and leisure product and who provides and delivers the relevant services;
  • explain the broad social, cultural, economic and environmental impacts of tourism.
Prerequisites: 6CP LEVEL 1 SUBJECTS
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
TO1005

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Lecturers: <Person not found>, Dr Alastair Birtles.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
  • 10 hours fieldwork
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); individual written report (30%); group blog (30%).

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 0 hours
  • 10 hours fieldwork
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); individual written report (30%); group blog (30%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
  • 10 hours fieldwork
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); individual written report (30%); group blog (30%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 51
Census Date 20-Mar-2014
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Lecturer: Mr John Ng.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
  • 10 hours fieldwork
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); individual written report (30%); group blog (30%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 53
Census Date 13-Nov-2014
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Lecturer: Mr John Ng.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
  • 10 hours fieldwork
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); individual written report (30%); group blog (30%).
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 21
Census Date 17-Apr-2014
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Lecturers: <Person not found>, Ms Julija Ovnic.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
  • 10 hours fieldwork
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); individual written report (30%); group blog (30%).

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 23
Census Date 11-Dec-2014
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Lecturer: Ms Julija Ovnic.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
  • 10 hours fieldwork
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); individual written report (30%); group blog (30%).

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 22
Census Date 14-Aug-2014
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
  • 10 hours fieldwork
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); individual written report (30%); group blog (30%).

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.