Graduate Certificate of Ecotourism

SUSPENDED AS OF 31/12/2010

Year

2010

Course Code

23211

Version

5

Faculty

Law, Business and the Creative Arts

Award Requirements

Course Structure

Candidature

Progression

Advanced Standing

Award Details

Admission Requirements

Pre-requisites

Completion of an appropriate undergraduate degree, equivalent to an Australian bachelor degree, from this or another University; or

Additional selection requirements

Other qualifications recognised by the Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the Faculty of Law, Business and the Creative Arts as equivalent to the above; or

Special admission requirements

In exceptional cases, provide satisfactory evidence of sufficient and appropriate work experience at a senior level.

Academic Requirements for Course Completion

Credit points

12 credit points as per course structure

Additional course rules

Nil

Additional completion requirements

Nil

Course Structure

Core Subjects

TO5025:03 Ecotourism and Wildlife Tourism Management

or

TO5033:03 Australian Ecotourism and Wildlife Tourism Management

Options

Select 6 credit points of specified TO level 5 subjects

TO5002:03 Introduction to Tourism and the Environment

TO5006:03 Tourist and Customer Behaviour Management

TO5026:03 Ecologically Sustainable Tourism Planning and Management

TO5030:03 Regional Tourism Planning

TO5031:03 Tourism Issues in Developing Countries

TO5037:03 Tourism Policy and Planning

PLUS

Select 3 credit points of BT, BU, BZ, EV, HI, IA, JN, LB, MB, TO, or ZL level 5 subjects

Candidature

Expected time to complete

6 months full-time or equivalent part-time

Maximum time to complete

3 years

Maximum leave of absence

1 year

Progression

Course progression requisites

Nil

Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)

No

Special assessment requirements

Nil

Accreditation requirements

Nil

Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade

Nil

Supplementary exam for final subject

Not applicable

Advanced Standing

Eligibility

Candidates may apply for advanced standing for previous tertiary study in accordance with the Advanced Standing for Previous Studies and Recognised Prior Learning policy associated procedures.

Maximum allowed

3 credit points

Currency

Advanced standing will be granted only for studies completed in the 10 years prior to the commencement of this course.

Expiry

Advanced standing gained for any subject shall be cancelled 10 years after the date of the examination upon which the advanced standing is based if, by then, the candidate has not completed the course of study prescribed for the degree.

Other restrictions

Not applicable

Award Details

Inclusion of majors on testamur

Not applicable - this course does not have majors

Exit with lesser award

Not applicable

Course articulation

Not applicable

Document Modification History

Version No.

Approval Date

Modification Type

Effective Date

1-09

10/2009

Original document

10/2009