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Swinburne University of Technology
This online Tourism Communications unit from Open Universities Australia and Swinburne University of Technology evaluates the ethical and social implications of the language of tourism in communications.
On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to identify advances in current future communication applications, and define their scope and scale as they apply to tourism.
You will also recognise the impact of increasingly sophisticated electronic communication and how it might be used to solve tourism’s problems with distribution and market reach.
Key learning outcomes also include the ability to understand how creative communication is enhanced by collaborative action, and also to evaluate the significance of effective communication in post-crisis recovery.
To be eligible for this unit, you must have completed the following unit:
In this Tourism Communications unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is part of a major, minor, stream or specialisation in the following course:
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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This unit develops key skills required to work in tourism, including understanding the importance of effective cross-cultural communication, as well as knowledge of a range of communication options in tourism marketing, distribution and management.
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.
Want more information about financial and student support? Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.
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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