Sport, Events and Tourism, Major (0303)

  • Western Sydney University Major Code: 0303

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 major brings together sport, event and tourism management subjects to provide students with the knowledge and skills required to organise and manage sport and recreation events. Students will also learn about the social and cultural significance of sport, tourism and sporting events, and their unique role in the visitor economy.


Campus Mode Advice
Parramatta City Full-time Dr Garth Lean
Parramatta City Part-time Dr Garth Lean
Parramatta South - Victoria Road Full-time Dr Garth Lean
Parramatta South - Victoria Road Part-time Dr Garth Lean

Major Structure

Students must complete 80 credit points.

Complete the following compulsory subjects

Subject Title Credit Points
TOUR 3006Festivals and Events10
TOUR 1003Global Trends in Tourism and Events10
BUSM 2037Sport Entertainment10
BUSM 2048Sports Marketing10
BUSM 1031The World of Sport Business10
TOUR 2004Tourism and Festivals in Society10
Total Credit Points60

Students must also complete two subjects from the following pool.

Subject Title Credit Points
Select two of the following:20
Cultural Tourism and Events
Global Sports Management
Special Event Management
Strategic Sport Leadership
Tourism, Events and Technology
Total Credit Points20

Equivalent Subjects 

The subject listed below counts towards completion of this major 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