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ATM5100 - Industry Internship

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader: Vicki Peel, David Dunstan and Jeff Jarvis


Clayton First semester 2007 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2007 (Day)


The special industry based research project offers students an opportunity to undertake an extended supervised research project in tourism associated with an industry partner. Prior to the start of semester students are responsible for identifying and contacting a suitable industry partner and arranging the placement as well as seeking approval from the course co-ordinator. Students then formulate their research topic in consultation with their appointed supervisor and the industry partner. Students should work with the industry partner over a four to five week period. Students are not permitted to undertake the project in their usual place of work.


  1. To develop students' skills to undertake a critical analysis of a project or firm associated with the tourism industry.
  2. To develop students' capacity to underdertake an independent research project.
  3. To develop practical work skills in an industry environment.
  4. To develop an understanding of the key concepts of management and how it applies to the tourism industry.


Industry placement Report 4,500 words 50%, Research Essay 4,500 words 50%


High Credit average in ATD4010, ATD4120, ATD4140 and permission from course co-ordinator