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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Area of Study

All areas of study information should be read in conjunction with the relevant course entry in the Handbook. The units listed for this area of study relate only to the 'Requirements' outlined in the Faculty of Business and Economics component of any bachelors double degrees.

Managing facultyFaculty of Business and Economics


The study of tourism includes the behaviour and motivations of tourists, businesses that service the tourists and economic, social and environmental impacts of tourism. Skills developed are primarily in management, marketing and business studies and include critical thinking, research, analysis and communication.


To complete the Tourism major in the Bachelor of Business, students must complete:

Eight units (48 points):

  • MGP2501 Introduction to tourism
  • MGP2200 Festival and events
  • MGP2522 Tourist communication
  • MGP2601 Tourism planning
  • MGP3502 Tourism policy
  • MGP3521 Tourist behaviour
  • MGP3542 Sustainable tourism destinations
  • MKP2600 Tourism marketing

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+ 3806 Bachelor of Business