Course level



Business, Economics & Law


Tourism School




One Semester

Class contact

2 Lecture hours, 1 Tutorial hour


QB233 or TALM2202 or LEIS2001

Course coordinator

Dr S. Pegg

Study Abroad

This course is pre-approved for Study Abroad and Exchange students.

This course is not currently offered, please contact the school.

Course description

This course will provide a contemporary exploration of the motivations behind people's participation in adventure recreation and tourism in a variety of settings. Such a review will entail a consideration of the social and environmental responsibilities that go hand-in-hand with such activities when interacting with the natural environment. Students will also gain an overview of the leisure industry in Australia-particularly looking at the history and philosophy of the following sectors such as outdoor recreation, adventure recreation and tourism, and sport tourism.

Archived offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 1, 2010 Ipswich Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2010 St Lucia Internal Course Profile