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AIM704 - Heritage and Sustainable Cultural Tourism

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Trimester 1

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

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

Assessment

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

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Student Contribution Rate***Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$680$680$680$1950$2513

* Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2010
** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2009
*** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2008
**** Fee rate for students who commenced studies from 2005
***** Fee rate for students who commenced studies from 2006
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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