Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Tourism Management

CQUniversity Australia

This course will equip students with an understanding of global sustainable tourism principles and their management, based on the concepts of the triple bottom line approach. The triple bottom line approach recognises the need for tourism services and products to be environmentally, economically and socio-culturally sustainable. On successful completion of the course, students will have a greater awareness of the negative impacts of unplanned growth and its linked stresses. Students will also learn how to manage tourism in natural and protected areas and how to apply sustainability concepts, as well as how to apply the core elements of sustainability to the development and ongoing management of tourism businesses and destinations.

Course Fee:

Australian: $11,040
International: $12,480

Entry Requirements:

Bachelor degree in any discipline from an Australian university or college, or equivalent; or a two-year diploma and five years industry experience.

Structure:

4 units (24 credit points)

Subjects you can Study:

Sustainable tourism management

Study Pathways:

Students may wish to extend their tourism study by continuing CQUniversity's Master of Sustainable Tourism Management.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Related Careers:

Tourist Information Officer,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Online Study No info Yes Full time 0.5 year
Online Study No info Yes Part time 1 year
CQUniversity Cairns No info Yes Part time 1 year
CQUniversity Cairns No info Yes Full time 0.5 year

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