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TRM340 Tourism Project (8)


This subject is the capstone subject for the tourism programs. Students will undertake a significant, directed, applied research project on a tourism issue relevant to their interests and field of study. The project will involve the identifying of an issue, conducting a thorough literature review to explore the existing knowledge about the issue, developing a research methodology, conducting research, analysing data and preparing a major report.

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Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
One sessionHD/FLSchool of Management and Marketing

Assumed Knowledge

TRM210 and MKT230

Enrolment restrictions

Available normally as a capstone subject.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
- have applied tourism research methods in a practical manner
- have undertaken a detailed examination of a relevant tourism management issue, by identifying the issue, researching a wide variety of available material relevant to the issue, examining its impacts on tourism now and in the future, identifying possible strategies available to address the issue and selecting the optimum strategy; and
- have undertaken a detailed examination of how management theory is implemented and embraced within the practical tourism environment.


The subject will cover the following topics:
- application of tourism theory to practice - review of key tourism themes in research methods - structure, development and management of a tourism research project - the extent to which the theory of a specific area of tourism management is practised.


The information contained in the 2016 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 06 September 2016. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.