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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedNot offered in 2011
Coordinator(s)Robyn Heckenberg


Previously coded AIS2809


This unit provides students with an opportunity to investigate and examine the contribution Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people make to the tourism industry in Australia. Case studies will provide the framework to study the various tourist attractions and management arrangements; particularly the level and nature of involvement of Indigenous Australians. A one day field excursion will be part of this unit.


Major Case study/project (2000 words): 50%
Examination (2 hours): 40%
Draft proposal for major project (500 words): 10%

Chief examiner(s)

Robyn Heckenberg

Contact hours

2 hours (1 x 2 hour seminar) per week

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

Australian Indigenous studies


ATS1251 or equivalent


AIS2809, AIS3809, ATS3370, GSC3802