Festival and Event Management, Minor (0306)

  • Western Sydney University Minor Code: 0306

Available to students in other Western Sydney University Programs:  Yes.  Check that your program has the available credit points required to complete the subjects in this field of study. Any requisite requirements must also be met. Consult your Program Advisor for further advice.

This minor introduces students to the knowledge required to organise, manage and promote festivals and events. Students will learn about the social and cultural significance of festivals and events, and the roles and responsibilities of a variety of stakeholders. The minor also explores the important role festivals and events play in visitor economies.

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Parramatta City Internal Dr Garth Lean
Parramatta - Victoria Road Internal Dr Garth Lean

Minor Structure

Students must complete 40 credit points as follows. 

Complete the following compulsory subjects. 

Subject Title Credit Points
TOUR 1003Global Trends in Tourism and Events10
TOUR 2004Tourism and Festivals in Society10
TOUR 3006Festivals and Events10
Total Credit Points30

 Students must also complete one subject from the following pool.

Subject Title Credit Points
Select one of the following:10
Tourism, Events and Technology
Cultural Tourism and Events
Total Credit Points10

Equivalent Subjects 

The subject listed below counts towards completion of this minor for students who passed this subject in 2022 or earlier.

CULT 3015 - Heritage and Tourism, replaced by TOUR 3002 Cultural Tourism and Events

HUMN 2057 - Tourism in Society, replaced by TOUR 2004 Tourism and Festivals in Society

BUSM 3079 - Travel in the Digital Age, replaced by TOUR 3001 Tourism, Events and Technology

TOUR 1002 - Tourism and Global Trends, replaced by TOUR 1003 Global Trends in Tourism and Events

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