Place Management and Planning, Major (0304)
- Western Sydney University Major Code: 0304
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 unique major combines subjects from tourism, heritage and planning to prepare students for careers in place management. Place managers use collaborative approaches to design and develop a wide diversity of spaces and places, including precincts, destinations, towns, cities, parks, and many more. In this major, students will develop the skills and knowledge to manage places sustainably in a variety of contexts. This includes the ability to balance competing community, cultural, ecological and economic interests. Students who complete the major will be well positioned to apply for a growing number of place management positions with government and consultancies.
|Parramatta City||Full-time||Dr Garth Lean|
|Parramatta City||Part-time||Dr Garth Lean|
|Parramatta - Victoria Road||Full-time||Dr Garth Lean|
|Parramatta - Victoria Road||Part-time||Dr Garth Lean|
Students must complete 80 credit points as follows.
Complete the following compulsory subjects.
|HUMN 1008||Cities: Introduction to Urban Studies||10|
|HUMN 2018||Cultural and Social Geographies||10|
|TOUR 3004||Destination Management||10|
|HUMN 2073||Issues in Contemporary Heritage||10|
|TOUR 2003||Managing Sustainable Places||10|
|HUMN 3117||Place-Making for Tourism and the Cultural Economies||10|
|ENVL 3005||Planning the City: Development, Community and Systems||10|
|Total Credit Points||70|
Students must also complete one subject from the following pool.
|Select one of the following:||10|
|Analysis of Spatial Data|
|The Economics of Cities and Regions|
|Tourism Policy and Planning|
|Transport, Access and Equity|
|Total Credit Points||10|
The subject listed below counts towards completion of this program for students who passed this subject in 2022 or earlier.
SPRT 2011 - Sustainability, Tourism and Place, replaced by TOUR 2003 Managing Sustainable Places
BUSM 3007 - Destination Management, replaced by TOUR 3004 Destination Management
BUSM 3073 - Tourism Policy and Planning, replaced by TOUR 3005 Tourism Policy and Planning
TOUR 2001 - Issues in Contemporary Heritage, replaced by HUMN 2073 Issues in Contemporary Heritage
CULT 3014 - Heritage Interpretation, replaced by HUMN 3117 Place-Making for Tourism and the Cultural Economies