Bachelor of Arts - Tourism and Events

Murdoch University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00125J

This is a unique degree that gives you the opportunity to study tourism with a focus on sustainability. You will explore many facets of the tourism industry including policy issues relating to tourism and events, and the planning and management of sustainably coordinated events and festivals. You can expand your expertise and career prospects even further by combining Tourism and Events with another major. Recommended double majors include Public Relations, Australian Indigenous Studies, Sociology, Sustainable Development, Community Development, Japanese or Indonesian. When you graduate, you could pursue a range of roles in the tourism and hospitality industry as a tourism manager, event coordinator or event planner. You could work in a local government role in community development through tourism management and event planning, promotion and organising, or work in state and federal government in tourism management and event development, promotion and evaluation.

Structure

You will study core units in subjects such as Destination Management and Sustainable Tourism, and choose electives such as Nature-Based Tourism and Indigenous Tourism Issues and Festivals and Events. As part of your studies you will take field trips to tourism destinations, and learn to think critically and creatively, apply knowledge and information, and communicate effectively.

Subjects

  • Tourism and Events

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • Or mature age entry via STAT
  • Or TAFE Certificate IV or higher
  • English language competency

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Perth campus No information available No No information available

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