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Unit details

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

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:S Cooke
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.

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

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.

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**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$769$769$2250$2900

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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