2 x 2-hour seminars per semester
1 x 160-hour industry placement per semester
1 Admission into BITR-Bachelor of International Tourism
1a Admission into BTRE-Bachelor of Tourism and Events
1b Admission into BTEM-Bachelor of Tourism and Events Management
1c Admission into BTEMFP-Bachelor of Tourism and Events Management - City Campus
2 54 units of topics
Must Satisfy: ((1 or 1a or 1b or 1c) and 2)
Enrolment not permitted
1 of CUTU2005, CUTU2005A has been successfully completed
Report; Oral Presentation; Evaluation by Host Provider
Topic description
This topic gives students the opportunity to explore a professional workplace of their choice within the tourism and events industry. Students apply their academic skills and knowledge to a real-world workplace and gain a clearer insight into the day-to-day functioning of a tourism/events business. This learning experience allows students to reflect upon their skills and capabilities and evaluate if these skills and capabilities are corresponding to the needs of the industry.
Educational aims
This topic aims to:

  1. Allow the students to apply a practical understanding of the knowledge, skills and capabilities required for a tourism and/or events business

  2. Extend students’ knowledge and skills throughout the placement

  3. Foster an appropriate work ethic throughout and beyond the placement.
Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic students will be expected to be able to:

  1. Apply their academic knowledge and skills to a complex work environment within their chosen industry sector

  2. Critically articulate their skills and capabilities and how these intersect effectively with the needs of industry

  3. Effectively, professionally and ethically communicate with others in a range of ways in a diverse workplace setting

  4. Reflect and evaluate the experiences that will lead to a potential future career.