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Bachelor of Tourism Management

Approved Abbreviation: BTrsmMgt


Western Sydney University Course Code: 1664.7

AQF Level: 7

CRICOS Code: 056711F


Course Status: CURRENT
This version of the course is available to new and continuing 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 2020 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.

For Commencement Year 2019 - Please refer to 1664.6 Bachelor of Tourism Management

For Commencement Year 2017 - 2018 - Please refer to 1664.5 Bachelor of Tourism Management

For Commencement Year 2016 - Please refer to 1664.4 Bachelor of Tourism Management

For Commencement Year 2015 - Please refer to 1664.3 Bachelor of Tourism Management

For Commencement Year 2013 - 2014 - Please refer to 1664.2 Bachelor of Tourism Management

For Commencement Year 2012 - Please refer to 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. 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

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Julie Wenj.wen@westernsydney.edu.au
Prospective students should use the links at the top of the page for general enquiries about this course.

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

Overseas qualifications must be deemed by the Australian Education International - National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition (AEI-NOOSR) to be equivalent to Australian qualifications in order to be considered by UAC and Western Sydney University.

Alternate Entry Pathway:

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

Special Requirements Prerequisites
Working with Children Check where relevant to the 102724 Social Sciences International Placement (II): Placement unit.

Work Integrated Learning

Western Sydney University seeks to enhance student learning experiences by enabling students to engage in the culture, expectations and practices of their profession or discipline. This course includes a placement or other community-based unpaid practical experience.

There is a mandatory work component required for completion of this course. Please contact the Course Advisor listed above for information.

International students should also refer to the 'Work Integrated Learning (WIL) for international students' website for more information and a link to the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS).

Work Integrated Learning (WIL) for International students

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

One elective

One Course Pool Unit

Spring session

101905Indigenous Cultures: A Global Perspective
102779Travel in the Digital Age

Two electives

Year 3

Autumn session

101904Tourism Policy and Planning
101270Destination Management

Two electives

Spring session

In Year 3 students choose unit 102385 Tourism Industry Professional Placement (20 credit points) and two elective units (ten credit points each) in Spring session OR choose units 102723 Social Sciences International Placement (I) and 102724 Social Sciences International Placement (II) in 2H session plus unit 102725 Social Sciences International Placement (III) in Summer A session (totalling 40 credit points).

102385Tourism Industry Professional Placement

Two electives

Or

2H session

102723Social Sciences International Placement (1): Preparation for Placement
102724Social Sciences International Placement (II): Placement

Summer A session

102725Social Sciences International Placement (III): Post-placement Reflections

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

Tourism Industry Professional Placement unit

Students who wish to undertake the Tourism Industry Professional Placement unit should follow the recommended sequence below for Years 2 and 3:

Year 2

Spring session

101601Issues in Contemporary Heritage
101598Tourism in Society
102779Travel in the Digital Age

One Elective

Autumn session

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

One Course Pool Unit

Year 3

Spring session

101905Indigenous Cultures: A Global Perspective

Three electives

Autumn session

102385Tourism Industry Professional Placement

Two electives

Social Sciences International Placement units

Students who wish to undertake the Social Sciences International Placement units should follow the recommended sequence below for Years 2 and 3:

Year 2

Spring session

101601Issues in Contemporary Heritage
101598Tourism in Society
102779Travel in the Digital Age
101905Indigenous Cultures: A Global Perspective

Autumn session

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

One Course Pool Unit

Year 3

2H session

102723Social Sciences International Placement (1): Preparation for Placement
102724Social Sciences International Placement (II): Placement

Summer A session

102725Social Sciences International Placement (III): Post-placement Reflections

Autumn session

Four electives

Course Pool Units

Students are required to complete one pool unit from the below list:

200909Enterprise Law
200910Financing Enterprises
101573Human Rights, Peace and Development
101593Planning the City: Development, Community and Systems
200990Special Event Management
101645Transport, Access and Equity

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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