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.

Subject Outlines
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No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2018.

Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



One session


School of Management and Marketing

Enrolment Restrictions

Available normally as a capstone subject.

Assumed Knowledge
TRM210 and MKT230

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.


This 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.


Current Students

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Prospective Students

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The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: August 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.