Tourism, Major (0161)
- Western Sydney University Major Code: 0161
Previous Code: M1105.1
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.
The Tourism major introduces contemporary tourism issues and provides an in-depth understanding of tourism as a social phenomenon in a highly mobile world. Successful tourism planning and management relies on a full appreciation of the context in which it is operating. This suite of subjects enables a critical examination of the relationship between tourism and the assets which underpin it - the heritage of places - natural, social and cultural. It is these attributes which provide much of the incentive and attractions for travel, and which provide the business of tourism. Graduates with a tourism major can contemplate careers within a diverse range of government, non-government organization and businesses that require understanding, insight and skills related to tourism policy, planning and management.
|Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road
|Assoc Prof Awais Piracha
Students must complete 80 credit points as follows
|Tourism and Festivals in Society
|Tourism and Global Trends
|Managing Sustainable Places
|Issues in Contemporary Heritage
|Indigenous Cultures: A Global Perspective
|Tourism Policy and Planning
|Heritage and Tourism
|Special Event Management
|Total Credit Points
The subject listed below counts towards completion of this Major for students who passed this subject in 2022 or earlier.
HUMN 2057 - Tourism in Society, replaced by TOUR 2004 Tourism and Festivals in Society
CULT 3015 - Heritage and Tourism, replaced by TOUR 3002 Cultural Tourism and Events
SPRT 2011 - Sustainability, Tourism and Place, replaced by TOUR 2003 Managing Sustainable Places
TOUR 2001 - Issues in Contemporary Heritage, replaced by HUMN 2073 Issues in Contemporary Heritage
The subject listed below counts towards completion of this Major for students who passed this subject in 2017 or earlier.
BUSM 3067 - Sport and Hospitality Event Management, replaced by BUSM 3065 Special Event Management