Faculty of Arts

Monash University

Postgraduate - Unit

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12 points, SCA Band 3, 0.250 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Arts
Organisational UnitNational Centre For Australian Studies
Monash Passport categoryInternship (Act Program)
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2013 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2013 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Jeff Jarvis; Dr Vicki Peel


Previously coded ATM5100


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.


Written work: 100% (9000 words)

Chief examiner(s)


High Credit average in APG4389, APG4709, APG4710 and permission from course co-ordinator