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V38 Bachelor of Tourism Management

The Bachelor of Tourism Management aims to provide a strong background in all aspects of Tourism Management. It has been designed for individuals who recognise the need to develop themselves for successful leadership in contemporary tourism or travel organisations.


Tourism is one of the fastest growing sectors of the economy, particularly in the Asia-Pacific region. One critical factor in sustaining growth in this sector is a competent workforce.




Admission to the Bachelor of  Tourism Management degree at Joondalup is competitive. Meeting ECU minimum admission requirements does not guarantee enrolment.

This course is available on Joondalup Campus.
This course is available by Full-time, or Part-time mode.
This course is available in the following mode of delivery - On-campus.

The Bachelor of Tourism Management requires a minimum of 360 credit points and normally requires three years of full-time study or the part-time equivalent.

The degree has the following main components:

(i) a core program of fourteen (14) units of 15 credit points = 210 credit points

(ii) a supplementary program of ten (10) units of 15 credit points = 150 credit points consisting of:

  • a 10 unit supporting major; or
  • an 8 unit supporting major and 2 electives; or
  • a 6 unit minor and 4 electives; or
  • a 4 unit minor and 6 electives; or
  • two 4 unit minors and 2 electives; or
  • 10 electives


NOTE: All Bachelor of Tourism Management students must complete a minimum of 75 credit points at third year level and no more than 150 credit points at first year level.


The core program is the fourteen (14) units of 15 credit points = 210 credit points listed below:



Introductory Business units
ACC1100 Accounting I 15
MAN1100 Management I 15
MKT1101 Professional Communication I 15
MKT1600 Marketing Principles&Practices 15
Plus one unit selected from:
LAW1100 Legal Framework I 15
MIS1600 e-Business Systems 15
Tourism specific units
TSM1101 Introduction to Tourism I 15
TSM2100 Tourism Marketing Management II 15
TSM2105 Tourism Planning and Development II 15
TSM2107 Tourism Research and Analysis 15
Plus five units selected from the following, including at least four level III units:
LSC1001 Introduction to Leisure 15
TSM2211 Professional Tourism Experience II 15
TSM3202 Special Events Management III 15
SPM3114 Sport Venues and Events 15
LSC3105 Eco-recreation Interpretation 15
TSM3105 Contemporary Issues in Tourism and Hospitality III 15
TSM3413 Tourism Business Development 15
TSM3107 Ecotourism III 15
TSM3106 Cultural Tourism III 15
TSM3114 Visitor Management III 15
TSM3109 Special Interest Tourism III 15
TSM3212 Supervised Research Project III * 15
*By invitation only
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 31/03/2008 VET: 31/03/2008