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TO5101 - Tourism Systems Analysis

Credit points:03
Year:2017
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 52
Census Date 10-Aug-2017
Contact hours:
  • 36 hours lectures
    Assessment:end of semester exam (40%); presentations (30%); assignments (30%).

    JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 21
    Census Date 06-Apr-2017
    Contact hours:
    • 36 hours lectures
      Assessment:end of semester exam (40%); presentations (30%); assignments (30%).

      JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 22
      Census Date 10-Aug-2017
      Contact hours:
      • 36 hours lectures
        Assessment:end of semester exam (40%); presentations (30%); assignments (30%).

        JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 23
        Census Date 07-Dec-2017
        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.