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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedBerwick Second semester 2010 (Day)
South Africa Second semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Glen Croy


This unit is identified and presented as the capstone unit for the tourism major in the Bachelor of Business and Commerce and as such draws together the learning and experiences gained from previous tourism units, other units and general life experiences. It includes consideration of key issues around the general theme of sustainable destinations. It provides an opportunity to apply sustainability principles and ethics to managing tourism destination development and its impacts.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  • distinguish a destination's tourism attractions
  • explain destination sustainable tourism issues
  • outline tourism ethics and its relevance to sustainability
  • evaluate sustainability, destination development and impacts.


Within semester assessment: 100%

Chief examiner(s)

Glen Croy

Contact hours

3 hours per week and one full day field trip


Students must have passed MGW2501 or MGX2501 before undertaking this unit