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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)To be advised


Previously coded GES3220


This unit examines the social, environmental and economic sustainability of tourism and evaluates tourism in Australian, cross-cultural and global 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.


As for ATS2886 except that students will be expected to demonstrate greater capacity for critical analysis in the essay.

Contact hours

Twenty hours of lectures and nine hours of tutorials plus a six hour field trip

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

Sustainability, environment and society
Geography and environmental science (ARTS)