1 Admission into GCARCH-Graduate Certificate in Archaeology 1a Admission into GCCHM-Graduate Certificate in Cultural Heritage Management 1b Admission into MTRE-Master of Tourism and Events 1c Admission into GDPSM-Graduate Diploma in Screen and Media Production 1d Admission into MSM-Master of Screen and Media Production 1e Admission into GDPTRTR-Graduate Diploma in Tourism 1f Admission into GDPAHM-Graduate Diploma in Archaeology and Heritage Management 1g Admission into MAHM-Master of Archaeology and Heritage Management 1h Admission into MAHMA-Master of Archaeology and Heritage Management [1.5 years] 1i Admission into MSMA-Master of Screen and Media Production [1 year] 1j Admission into MSMI-Master of Screen and Media Production [1.5 years] 1k Admission into MTR-Master of Tourism 1l Admission into GDPTRE-Graduate Diploma in Tourism and Events Must Satisfy: ((1 or 1a or 1b or 1c or 1d or 1e or 1f or 1g or 1h or 1i or 1j or 1k or 1l))
Enrolment not permitted
1 of CUTU2000, CUTU8507, TOUR2101 has been successfully completed
This topic is designed to explore the inter-connections between place, image, culture and tourism. The topic draws on a range of theory and practice to examine the relationships between disciplines of cultural geography, sociology, psychology, cultural studies, management and marketing, and tourism.
This topic aims to:
provide opportunities to understand the concept of destination image, sense of place, and its role in sustainable tourism planning, management and marketing
develop an understanding of the complex relationships between image, sense of place, culture and tourism
analyse and apply theoretical frameworks of destination image and place attachment to international and local case studies of tourism sites and destinations
enhance abilities in critical thinking and problem solving, both as individuals and in groups
Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic, students will be expected to be able to:
Identify and discuss components of destination image, sense of place authenticity and commodification
Analyse the elements of destination image and sense of place, and to assess their relationship with tourist experience and behaviour
Discuss and critique appropriate strategies for destination management and marketing
Apply conceptual and theoretical concepts and frameworks to real international/local examples.
Key dates and timetable
Timetable details for 2019 are no longer published.
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