Bachelor of Tourism Management
Approved Abbreviation: BTrsmMgt
Western Sydney University Course Code: 1664.3
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 2015.
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 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 providing 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; marketing.
Three years full-time or six years part-time.
|Parramatta Campus||Full Time||Internal||
|Parramatta Campus||Part Time||Internal||
|Penrith Campus||Full Time||Internal||
Students demonstrating successful completion of relevant studies at other tertiary institutions prior to enrolment may be granted advanced standing for those studies, in accordance with current University policy.
Applications from Australian citizens and holders of permanent resident visas must be made via the Universities Admissions Centre.
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.
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.
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.
Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 240 credit points including the units listed in the recommended sequence below.
|102170.1||People, Place and Social Difference|
|200101.4||Accounting Information for Managers|
And one elective
Choose one of
Plus one of the following units
And two electives
And three electives
|101905.2||Indigenous Cultures: A Global Perspective|
And two electives
Note: All students enrolled in 1664 B Tourism Management must obtain, through their own initiative, 400 hours of tourism industry related employment (paid or unpaid) prior to undertaking their final year of study. To facilitate the recording of such experience it will be necessary for students to enrol in 101607 Tourism Industry Experience and have completion signed off by the employer and Unit Coordinator.
Elective Majors and Sub-majors which may be available
|M1083.1||Peace and Development Studies|
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).
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
Business Sustainability Sub-major
Search for majors and sub-majors
Students can apply for an elective major or sub-major via MySR.