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AIM704 - Heritage, Development and Tourism in the Asia-Pacific Region

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Jonathan Sweet





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.

Campus: Students are required to attend a 2 day a week intensive for 3 weeks.


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



Essay, 50%, 2500 words

Essay, 50%, 2500 words

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