Explore many facets of the tourism industry including policy issues relating to tourism and events, and the planning and management of sustainably coordinated events and festivals.
- Part or full-time
(Student visa holders must study full-time)
- Part or full-time
- 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent
This is a unique degree that gives you the opportunity to study tourism with a focus on sustainability. You will explore many facets of the tourism industry including policy issues relating to tourism and events, and the planning and management of sustainably coordinated events and festivals.
You will study core units in subjects such as ‘Destination Management’ and ‘Sustainable Tourism’, and choose electives such as ‘Nature-Based Tourism’ and ‘Indigenous Tourism Issues’ and ‘Festivals and Events.’ As part of your studies you’ll take field trips to tourism destinations, and learn to think critically and creatively, apply knowledge and information, and communicate effectively.
You can expand your expertise and career prospects even further by combining Tourism and Events with another major. Recommended double majors include Public Relations, Australian Indigenous Studies, Sociology, Sustainable Development, Community Development, Japanese or Indonesian.
When you graduate, you could pursue a range of roles in the tourism and hospitality industry as a tourism manager, event coordinator or event planner. You could work in a local government role in community development through tourism management and event planning, promotion and organising, or work in state and federal government in tourism management and event development, promotion and evaluation.
- Perth Campus (some units external)
- Mid-year start available (Domestic students)
- Mid-year start available (International students)
- School of Arts
- Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Tourism and Events
Each course has a core set of units that must be completed for you to graduate. In addition to these core units you are free to choose other units, called general electives, to create your own course.
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