CV89 Master of Sustainable Tourism Management

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete the core structure
  2. Complete electives

Core Structure

Number of units: 14 Total credit points: 84

ALL students must undertake the following core units.

Students have the option to complete an internship or elective stream in this course and should plan their enrolment according to the core requirements of their chosen stream. It is highly recommended that students consult a Course Advisor in order to plan their enrolment from the commencement of their course. Students must follow the approved planner and undertake the internship in their final term of study.

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
MGMT20144 Management and Business Context
BUSN20017 Effective Business Communications
HRMT20024 Managing Human Resources
MRKT20052 Marketing Management and Digital Communications

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
TOUR20018 Introduction to Sustainable Tourism
TOUR20019 Managing Sustainable Tourism Businesses
TOUR20020 Managing Tourism in Natural and Protected Areas
TOUR20021 Tourism Impacts on Community, Culture and Heritage
TOUR20022 Destination Planning and Management
TOUR20023 Tourism as a Strategy for Sustainable Development
TOUR20024 Social Media and Innovative Methods in Tourism Marketing
TOUR20025 Climate Change and Managing Tourism Risk
BUSN20016 Research in Business
BUSN20019 Professional Project


Number of units: 2 Total credit points: 12

Students who meet the prerequisite requirements and choose an internship stream in order to apply the knowledge and skills gained in this course to a professional workplace will undertake the unit BUSN20020 Business Internship to complete their course of study.
Following the application and selection process, students placed with a host organisation will undertake their work placement for 10 consecutive weeks, working standard office hours for four days per week - approximately 320 hours in total. International students should check their work rights on their individual visa to ensure they remain compliant with visa conditions at all times. More information about visa conditions can be found on the Department of Home Affairs website. Please consult a Course Advisor as you will not be able to enrol in BUSN20020 yourself.
Students who choose, instead, to undertake the elective stream in order to enhance their career development through the study of complementary units should enrol in units from the list provided below, or may choose to undertake a 12 credit point BUSN20021 Research Project.

Available units
Students may choose to do any of the following:
BUSN20020 Business Internship
BUSN20021 Business Research Project
HRMT20025 International Human Resource Management
LAWS20061 Management Law
MGMT20132 Innovation and Sustainable Business Development
MGMT20134 Business Ethics and Sustainability
MGMT20145 Business and Management in the Asian Context
MGMT20140 Design Thinking for Managers
MGMT20143 Think Big
MRKT20054 Service Industry Marketing
MRKT20057 Global Marketing