Gold Coast, Australia
Area of Study
Sport and Leisure Sciences
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4.5 - 6
Hours & Credits
Tourism related to sport is now a significant economic driver the world over. While sport events are a large part of this, sport tourism encompasses much more than events, and includes adventure, extreme and emerging forms of sport activities that often take place in socially and ecologically fragile regions. This subject adopts a sustainable development lens to examine the expansion of sport tourism and its tangible and intangible impacts, built and natural infrastructure, private and public partnerships, and the regional and urban areas in which it takes place.
Learning Objections1. Demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between sport and tourism.
2. Gain awareness of the importance of sport tourism as a niche market.
3. Gain awareness of the importance of sport tourism in developing important sports infrastructure.
4. Develop awareness of the effects of sport tourism with respect to socio-cultural, economic, health and technological issues.