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Tourism and the Environment (6 points)


Leader: Dr Sharron Pfueller

Berwick Second semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: This unit examines the social, environmental and economic sustainability of tourism and evaluates tourism in Australian and cross-cultural contexts. It explores the role of ecotourism in promoting an environmental ethic that forms the foundation for a sustainable future. It provides students with the opportunity to plan and design tours based on ecotourism principles.

Assessment: Team project (1000 words per person): 25% + Team oral presentation (15 minutes): 10% + Essay (2500 words): 30% + Examination (1 hour): 20% + Participation: 15%

Contact Hours: Twenty hours of lectures and nine hours of tutorials spread over 13 weeks plus a six hour field trip

Prohibitions: GES3220

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