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Tourism Management Major  

 As one of the fastest growing sectors of the economy, particularly in the Asia-Pacific region, global tourism employers increasingly prefer university graduates with analytical, practical and transferable employability skills, including leadership, teamwork, critical thinking, communication and problem solving, for managerial positions.
This major equips students with the knowledge and practical skills needed to function as business professionals and industry leaders in contemporary tourism or travel organisations.


Tour Operator, Visitor Centre Manager, Theme Park Manager, Resort Manager, Cruise Ship Supervisor, Eco-tourism Operator, Tour Guide, Event Manager, Cruise Operator, Travel Consultant

Not available to Bachelor of Tourism Management or Bachelor of Hospitality and Tourism Management students.


Students completing a Hospitality Management Major should complete units listed in the structure below which are not common to the Hospitality Management Major.


This unit set is available on Joondalup Campus.
This unit set is available in the following mode of delivery - On-campus.
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The Tourism Management Major consists of 120 credit points (8 units) comprising 6 core units and 2 elective units.

ACC1100 Accounting I 15
TSM2111 Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism 15
TSM2105 Tourism Planning and Development 15
HOS2115 Hospitality and Tourism Marketing 15
TSM3200 Tourism and Hospitality Research 15
HOS3100 Hospitality and Tourism Management 15
Plus two (2) units selected from:
TSM3104 Cruise Ship Tourism 15
TSM3105 Contemporary Issues in Tourism and Hospitality III 15
TSM3106 Cultural Tourism 15
TSM3107 Ecotourism 15
TSM3109 Special Interest Tourism 15
MKT2195 Services Marketing and Management 15
MTL3700 Business Study Tour * 15
* Acceptance to this unit is by invitation only

Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2012 VET: 15/03/2012