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TO5101 - Tourism Systems Analysis

[Offered in 2015 only]

Credit points:03
Year:2015
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by:College of Business, Law & Governance

Tourism is a global economic activity that occurs within complex socio-cultural, political and operational systems. The aim of this course organising subject is to enhance student awareness of these complex and dynamic tourism systems and to analyse these systems within a Pressure-State-Response framework. The subject will explore the forces that create, sustain, shape and limit tourism. It will then link these pressures to the nature of tourism organisations and their operations before analysing how tourism enterprises respond to these forces. A substantial focus of the subject will be on cross-disciplinary approaches to the analysis of tourism systems to enhance their sustainability.

Learning Outcomes

  • identify and describe detailed tourism systems models;
  • use these systems models to understand the forces on, and responses to, sustainability and operational issues in tourism systems;
  • be able to apply a range of analysis tools to identify issues in tourism operations and management.
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
TO5060

Availabilities

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 53
Census Date 26-Nov-2015
Coordinator:Professor Philip Pearce
Lecturer:Mr Kailasam Thirumaran.
Contact hours:
  • 36 hours lectures
    Assessment:end of semester exam (40%); presentations (30%); assignments (30%).

    JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 52
    Census Date 30-Jul-2015
    Coordinator:Professor Philip Pearce, Mrs Michelle Thompson
    Lecturers:Mrs Jenny Panchal, Mr Kailasam Thirumaran.
    Contact hours:
    • 36 hours lectures
      Assessment:end of semester exam (40%); presentations (30%); assignments (30%).
      Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

      JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 22
      Census Date 13-Aug-2015
      Coordinator:Professor Bruce Prideaux
      Lecturers:Dr Niki Macionis, Ms Julija Ovnic.
      Contact hours:
      • 36 hours lectures
        Assessment:end of semester exam (40%); presentations (30%); assignments (30%).

        JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 21
        Census Date 02-Apr-2015
        Coordinator:Mrs Michelle Thompson
        Lecturer:Dr Niki Macionis.
        Contact hours:
        • 36 hours lectures
          Assessment:end of semester exam (40%); presentations (30%); assignments (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.