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Swinburne University of Technology
This online Special Interest Tourism (SIT) unit from Open Universities Australia and Swinburne University of Technology examines current and future forms of special interest tourism and teaches students to conceptualise market opportunities in an increasingly competitive environment.
The unit highlights the complex issues associated with the diversification of mass versus niche tourism markets, and the industry’s divergence and complexity from both a consumption and supply perspective.
Content also focuses on changing consumer preference and leisure choices, and demonstrates solutions for niche tourism management and marketing challenges.
The unit also analyses how SIT contributes to regional and national tourism identity and development, as well as facilitators and barriers to SIT development.
To be eligible for this unit, you must have successfully completed the following units before starting:
In this Special Interest Tourism unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is part of a major, minor, stream or specialisation in the following courses:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP government loan schemes. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
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