This course entry should be read in conjunction with information provided in the 'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Faculty of Arts
|Total credit points required||72|
|Standard duration of study (years)||1.5 years FT, 3 years PT|
|Study mode and location||On-campus (Caulfield)|
|Admission, fee and application details||http://www.monash.edu/study/coursefinder/course/3067|
Dr Vicki Peel and Jeff Jarvis
The Master of Tourism is a broad-based multidisciplinary program with strong international and industry links, specifically designed to equip students with the skills required to develop a career in the tourism (or associated) industry. It seeks to provide students with a strategic understanding of how the industry operates and how academic theories are applicable to it. Areas of study covered in the program include marketing and international marketing, cultural tourism, development and planning, information technology, environmental studies, research techniques, cross-cultural and regional studies, and communications.
Students successfully completing this course will have:
Students are encouraged to undertake part of their studies overseas in order to broaden their understanding of the international market. The exchanges are specifically designed for those students who have a particular interest in international marketing but are available to all students. Exchanges are available with the following universities: Uppsala University (Sweden), London Metropolitan University (UK), Estonian Business School (Estonia). Approval must be obtained from the course coordinator and the faculty well before departure. For more information about the Monash Abroad international exchange program visit http://www.monash.edu.au/students/studyabroad/programs/exchange.html.
This course consists of 36 points of core units and 12 points of electives at level four, and one 12-point core and 12 points of electives at level five. All units are 12 points unless otherwise stated.
and one of:
Students complete one of the following options.
and one of:
APG5721 Industry research thesis (24 points), with the approval of the course coordinator
Students may apply to exit after successful completion of:
Master of Tourism