Course

Bachelor of Tourism Management

Approved Abbreviation: BTrsmMgt


Western Sydney University Course Code: 1664.5

AQF Level: 7

CRICOS Code: 056711F


Course Status: CONTINUING
This version of the course is available only to continuing or completing students.


Students should follow the course structure for the course version relevant to the year they commenced. This version applies to students whose commencement year for this course is 2017 or later.

Units may be revised or replaced to ensure students are provided with up to date curriculum throughout their studies, and this may result in a new course version. Refer to the Check My Course Progress page in MySR for the most up to date information for your course.

Commencement Year 2016 - 1664.4 Bachelor of Tourism Management

Commencement Year 2015 - 1664.3 Bachelor of Tourism Management

Commencement Year 2013 - 2014 - 1664.2 Bachelor of Tourism Management

Commencement Year 2010 - 2012 - 1664.1 Bachelor of Tourism Management

This degree combines studies in social science and business enabling students to select from a number of majors. This will provide graduates with the flexibility, knowledge and skills needed for a wide range of careers in tourism, hospitality, recreation, leisure and sport in the public and private sectors. It also equips students with transferable skills relevant to any industry. Students can study allied fields including geography and urban studies, development studies, human resource management, and marketing.

Study Mode
Three years full-time or six years part-time.

Course Advice

NameEmail
Julie Wenj.wen@westernsydney.edu.au

Location

CampusAttendanceModeCourse Advice
Parramatta Campus - Victoria RoadFull TimeInternal See above

Admission

Applications from Australian and New Zealand citizens and holders of permanent resident visas must be made via the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC). Use the links below to apply via UAC or Western Sydney University.  Applications made directly to Western Sydney do not have an application fee.

Applicants who have undertaken studies overseas may have to provide proof of proficiency in English. Local and International applicants who are applying through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) will find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on the UAC website. Local applicants applying directly to the University should also use the information provided on the UAC website.

http://www.uac.edu.au/

https://westernsydney.uac.edu.au/ws/

International applicants must apply directly to the University via the International Office.

International students applying to The University through the International Office can find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on their website.

International Office

Alternate Entry Pathway: Students attending the HSC Geography Enrichment Day, who sit and pass the invigilated test may receive a conditional offer, full offer subject to achieving minimum Western Sydney University ATAR standard.

Course Structure

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 240 credit points including the units listed in the recommended sequence below.

Students should note that 60 credit points must be level 3 units.

Recommended Sequence

Year 1

Autumn session

101551Understanding Society
101901Tourism and Global Trends
200911Enterprise Innovation and Markets
200912Enterprise Leadership

Spring session

101900Working with Communities
102170People, Place and Social Difference
101598Tourism in Society
101601Issues in Contemporary Heritage

Year 2

Autumn session

102386Sustainability, Tourism and Place
101599Heritage and Tourism

Two elective units

Spring session

101905Indigenous Cultures: A Global Perspective

Choose one of

200910Financing Enterprises
200909Enterprise Law
200742Sport and Hospitality Event Management

Two elective units

Year 3

Autumn session

101904Tourism Policy and Planning
101270Destination Management

And two electives

Spring session

In Year 3 Spring session, students choose unit 102385 Tourism Industry Professional Placement (20 credit points) and two elective units (ten credit points each) OR students choose unit 102174 Social Sciences International Placement (40 credit points)

102385Tourism Industry Professional Placement

Two elective units

Or

102174Social Sciences International Placement

Recommended Sequence: Mid-year Entry (Spring)

Year 1

Spring session

101900Working with Communities
102170People, Place and Social Difference
200911Enterprise Innovation and Markets
200912Enterprise Leadership

Autumn session

101551Understanding Society
101901Tourism and Global Trends
102386Sustainability, Tourism and Place

One elective unit

Year 2

Spring session

101601Issues in Contemporary Heritage
101598Tourism in Society

Choose one of the three following units

200910Financing Enterprises
200909Enterprise Law
200742Sport and Hospitality Event Management

And one elective unit

Autumn session

101904Tourism Policy and Planning
101270Destination Management
101599Heritage and Tourism

One elective unit

Year 3

Spring session

101905Indigenous Cultures: A Global Perspective

Three elective units

Autumn session

In Year 3 Autumn session, students choose unit 102385 Tourism Industry Professional Placement (20 credit points) and two elective units (ten credit points each) OR students choose unit 102174 Social Sciences International Placement (40 credit points)

102385Tourism Industry Professional Placement

Two elective units

Or

102174Social Sciences International Placement

Elective Majors and Sub-majors which may be available

Majors

M1097Anthropology
M1071Geography and Urban Studies
M1077Heritage and Tourism
M1095Humanitarian Preparedness and Response
M1096Human Rights, Protection and Development
M1083Peace and Development Studies
M1073Sociology

Sub-majors

SM1093Geography and Urban Studies
SM1097Heritage and Tourism
SM1102Peace and Development Studies
SM1094Sociology

Major and Sub-major elective spaces

Elective units may be used toward obtaining an additional approved major (80 credit points) or sub-major (40 credit points).

Search for majors and sub-majors

Western Sydney University offers majors and sub-majors in a range of areas including Sustainability and Indigenous Studies.

Indigenous Australian Studies Major

Indigenous Australian Studies Sub-major

Students can apply for an elective major or sub-major via MySR.

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