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Tourism and Destination Management

Victoria University

Master
18 months
Duration
28000 AUD/year
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The Master of Tourism and Destination Management  offered at Victoria University prepares business graduates for managerial, policy development and planning roles in the rapidly growing tourism and events industries.

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Overview

This Master of Tourism and Destination Management  offered at Victoria University course incorporates tourism and management studies with a focus on addressing contemporary issues and challenges faced by destinations internationally.

The program is embedded within an established suite of business programs including Victoria University’s internationally awarded MBA.

In the course you will:

  • build managerial skills and cross-disciplinary knowledge
  • develop your skills in understanding, analysing and responding to the complexity of the tourism and events industries within a destination
  • explore relationships between tourism and destination management and the broader economic, social, political and environmental context.

Careers in tourism

According to Deloitte, the tourism industry is identified as ranking second within a set of ‘fabulous five’ industry sectors that will drive Australian economic growth with projections of almost 5 per cent growth per annum over the next thirty years.

The UN World Tourism Organisation (external link)estimates rapid, continued growth in tourism in the Asia Pacific region. This trend will fuel employment growth in tourism and related areas.

Job titles

The Master of Tourism and Destination Management will equip students for roles such as:

  • planning and policy development officers in government departments at national, state and local and regional levels
  • research and planning officers with research and consulting firms
  • tourism planning and promotion agency staff
  • tourism educators through private providers and TAFE
  • policy officers with professional and industry associations
  • managers of attractions
  • marketing and communication roles (events)
  • planners within the travel sector (airlines and other major transport providers)
  • self employment through tourism management businesses.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Tourism and Events: Core Concepts and Theory
  • Cross-cultural Dimensions of Destination Management
  • Art and Practice of Leadership
  • Business Research Methods
  • Business Ethics and Sustainability
  • International Tourism Management
  • Emerging Trends in Tourism and Destination Management

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

144 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 092067G

Completion of an Australian Bachelor degree (or equivalent) in a similar discipline

OR

Completion of an Australian Graduate Certificate (or equivalent) in a similar discipline

OR

Applicants without an undergraduate qualification may be admitted to the Graduate Certificate (in the same discipline) based on approved work experience. Upon completion of the Graduate Certificate, graduates will be eligible for admission to this course with credit granted for completed units.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28000 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    26800 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26800 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.

Funding

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