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AIM704 - Heritage and Sustainable Cultural Tourism

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Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:S Cooke




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Note: You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.


Module 1: Cultural Tourism

  • Dimensions of global tourism

  • What is tourism and who are the tourists?

  • A brief history of tourism

  • Definitions of cultural tourism

  • Issues of culture and tourism
Module 2: Sustainability and Cultural Tourism
  • Economic, socio-cultural and physical effects of tourism

  • Tourism and host cultures

  • Sustainable development and sustainable tourism in Australia
Module 3: Cultural Tourism: Policy and Practice Issues
  • Case studies from the Asia-Pacific region


2 assignments, both of 2500 words, 50% of final mark each 

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