Impacts of Tourism

    Course details

    • Code: TOUR.6901
    • Fee: $793*
    • Level: 6
    • Credits: 15
    • EFTS: 0.125
Study optionsFull-time
Time in class65 (approximate total hours)
Offered (indicative)Semester 1
LocationRotorua (Mokoia)

Course Aim

This aim of this course is to provide students with an understanding on how tourism can alter economic, social and physical environment of destination regions.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Evaluate theoretical tourism perspectives and frameworks in relation to the impacts of tourism
  2. Analyse economic, social, cultural and environmental impacts of tourism on a global, or national or regional basis
  3. Discuss how the negative impacts of tourism may be minimised to provide for sustainable tourism development

*Course cost/fee: Indicative standard fee for New Zealand residents only. Fees for non-New Zealand residents will vary, visit the Programmes and Tuition Fees for International Students information page.

*Course cost/fee last updated 13-Dec-2016

Page last updated: 01 Sep 2017