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BCDP02-048: Sustainable Tourism and Indigenous Culture

Description

This subject is designed to introduce you to the concepts associated with sustainability, stakeholder involvement, and indigenous culture interpretation in a tourism context. Key issues relating to the environmental, cultural and ethical issues involved in tourism development, the packaging of tourism products, the use of tourism resources and changing consumer preferences, are explored in the context of the overall tourism system. Theoretical knowledge and concepts will be brought to life through case studies, guest speakers, case studies and other experiential activities. 

Subject details

TypeUndergraduate
CodeBCDP02-048
EFTSL0.125
FacultyBond Business School
Semesters offered
  • January 2021 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2022 [Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study areas
  • University Preparation & Diploma
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2020: $3,920
  • Commencing in 2021: $4,060

Learning outcomes

1. Define the key concepts related to sustainable tourism and indigenous cultures.
2. Explain the development, roles and functions involved in the sustainable development of destinations, recognising the conflicts between the various stakeholders involved and the dynamics of the tourism industry.
3. Assess the political, economic, social, technological and environmental factors influencing tourism development using relevant concept and theories.
4. Evaluate the multi-faceted impact (e.g., economic, cultural, environmental) of tourism development.
5. Reflect on the benefits and costs of tourism development on indigenous cultures and the role of relevant stakeholders in this development.
6. Articulate ideas, decisions, recommendations and other information in a clear, concise professional writing style.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites: ?

Nil

Restrictions: ?
  • Study Abroad Students

Must be admitted into a Bond College Diploma Program.

This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens10/11/2019
Semester start13/01/2020
Subject start13/01/2020
Cancellation 1?27/01/2020
Cancellation 2?03/02/2020
Last enrolment26/01/2020
Withdraw – Financial?08/02/2020
Withdraw – Academic?29/02/2020
Teaching census?07/02/2020