12 months
33450 AUD/year
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This immersive Tourism, Environmental and Cultural Heritage degree from University of Tasmania offers a unique learning experience, where you’ll gain real-world understanding of contemporary issues in tourism, an understanding of managing tourism in sites of environmental and cultural value and acquire skills to envisage and grow tourism enterprises.

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The University will utilise its strong industry connections and enable experiential learning opportunities to ensure your learning and work readiness is maximised. Learn through experience, including on-site learning, industry encounters, and critical reflections on your own tourist experiences.

Tasmania will be used as a living laboratory for this course; the 7 UNESCO World Heritage listed properties within the island state, plus signature Tasmanian businesses such as Mona will be used as case studies for learning.

By taking the Tourism, Environmental and Cultural Heritage degree from University of Tasmania , you will also develop skills to manage the opportunities, complexity and sensitivities that arise when culture, environmental values and creativity intersect with business development and be equipped with entrepreneurial and leadership tools, frameworks and an attitude to work in a fast changing and competitive industry, disrupted constantly by technology and an ever-changing market.

Learning Outcomes

  • Evaluate and critique sustainable tourism principles including their application to and impact on the tourism and cultural heritage industries.
  • Integrate knowledge of theory and practice to design effective approaches to contemporary cultural heritage management, or entrepreneurial tourism communication.
  • Research and assess contemporary tourism innovations and their application to the tourism and cultural heritage industry.
  • Use a range of communication strategies to present the theoretical and applied aspects of your work to a wide range of tourism and cultural heritage stakeholders.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Sustainable Tourism Development
  • Global Issues in Tourism
  • Tourism, Creativity and Culture
  • Critical and Contested Issues in Cultural Heritage
  • The Sharing Economy and Disruptive Innovations
  • Tourism Venture Creation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

It is recommended that students living overseas should apply at least 3 months prior to semester start date and on-shore students apply no less than one month prior to semester start date.


100 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Code: 0100553 

The College of Arts, Law and Education may accept as a candidate for the Graduate Diploma of Tourism, Environmental and Cultural Heritage a person who:

  • has completed an undergraduate degree in any field;
  • has completed the Graduate Certificate in Tourism, Environmental and Cultural Heritage; or
  • has work experience at a management level of at least three years in a relevant field.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33450 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33450 AUD for the full programme during 12 months.

Domestic students enrolled in a full fee paying place are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee and is incorporated in the fees you pay for each unit you enrol in.

Living costs for Hobart

1204 - 2001 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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