TOUR 2002 Tourism Industry Experience

Credit Points 0

Legacy Code 101607

Coordinator Julie Wen Opens in new window

Description This subject provides students with opportunities to work with private industry, government or non-government organisations, or commercial establishments, and be able to relate this experience with their professional and academic interests. It is a non fee paying but compulsory component of tourism management degree at Western Sydney University. Students will seek to learn about the many aspects of industry related work including environmental, social, cultural, and business matters.

School Social Sciences

Discipline Tourism

Student Contribution Band

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Level Undergraduate Level 2 subject

Equivalent Subjects LGYB 8194 - Tourism Industry Experience


Students must be enrolled in 1632 Bachelor of Tourism Management or 1664 Bachelor of Tourism Management.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:

  1. Apply their University studies to real workplace situations with greater awareness of employer expectations and the nature of their professional field
  2. Develop personal and professional skills through the use of various communication genres and �ehands-on�f practice
  3. Establish and develop their industry network
  4. Make contribution to the work experience providers through their access to knowledge, research output, and other academic resources

Subject Content

Students discuss with the subject Coordinator about their design of career
Student explore options of work experience and gain approval from the Coordinator
Work experience provider supplies evaluation of students performance
Coordinator keeps in contact with students and work experience provider


The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.

Type Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
Professional Task 400 hours 100 N Individual

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