Faculty of Business and Economics

Monash University

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2015 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
Organisational UnitDepartment of Management
OfferedPeninsula First semester 2015 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Glen Croy


This unit provides an expansion and application to the tourism policy and planning process, approaches, decisions and implications. Through our individual and collective experiences, this unit will develop an understanding of tourism policy and planning that will enable new interpretations of how tourism can be prepared for at national, local and organisational levels. The main areas covered include tourism policy inclusion, climate change policy and planning, tourism protected resource policy and planning, and macro to micro tourism planning contexts.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. analyse and synthesise tourism policy inclusion processes
  2. demonstrate tourism policy and planning strategies for climate change
  3. apply and assess tourism protected resource policy and planning.


Within semester assessment: 100%

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. Independent study may include associated readings, assessment and preparation for scheduled activities. The unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.

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Chief examiner(s)



MGW3502, MGW2601