TOURISM AND THE ENVIRONMENT

THS2TEN

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject the nexus between tourism and the environment, both physical and socio-cultural, is examined from economic, ecological, historical, philosophical and socio-cultural perspectives. The relationship between environmentally responsible tourism and sustainable development, in theory and practice, is critically examined. Both Australian and international case studies are used.

FacultyFaculty of Business, Economics and Law

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorWarwick Frost

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects THS3TEN

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsNatural Area Tourism: Ecology, Impacts & ManagementRecommendedNewsome, R., Moore, S. & Dowling, R. (2002)CHANNEL VIEW, CLEVEDON UK.

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Melbourne, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorWarwick Frost

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours tutorial other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 1,500-word major essay30
one 2-hour final examination50
one 500-word minor essay10
tutorial participation10