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Introduction to Tourism Systems (TOU101)

Organisational Unit School of Arts
Credit Points 3
Availability MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external
Teaching Timetables Murdoch S1
Description This unit outlines the tourism industry with a focus on the structure of tourism systems and the multiplicity of sectors and industries within those systems. Students are introduced to models of tourism, the global dimensions of tourism and regional tourism developments. The unit also provides an introduction to tourism for sustainable development through discussions of the economics of tourism and sociocultural and environmental issues. Tourism policy and planning is also an important topic.
Timetabled Learning Activities Lectures/tutorials: up to 3 hours per week.
Prerequisites Nil.
Appears in these Courses/Majors:
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Appears in these Minors Events
Tourism
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.

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