Master of Sustainable Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management

The Master of Sustainable Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management provides students with the specialist knowledge and skills required to shape the future of the tourism, hospitality, and event management sectors in Australia and overseas.

Master of Sustainable Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management


Full Time: 2 Years (Available Part Time)*

Next Start Date

04 March 2024

22 July 2024

Closing Date

Parramatta City UAC 950855
Domestic Student Fees

Indicative annual fee from $11,885

Additional Information

Program Code: 1936

CRICOS Code: 110871D

Tourism. Hospitality. Events

Graduates of the program will be equipped to deliver sustainability and innovation outcomes through working in a variety of managerial, operational, policy, planning and research roles. The program allows students to complete majors in a variety of themes, including human resource management, innovation and entrepreneurship, management, marketing, and planning and place making. Students are provided pathways to employment through work placements, applied projects and opportunities to engage with high-profile industry and government partners.

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The Master of Sustainable Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management is taught by experienced and knowledgeable staff who possess a wide range of expertise in the tourism and heritage sectors. The teaching team are recognised internationally for the quality of their research and teaching. They pride themselves on taking a student-centred approach to learning and teaching and enjoy working with students to achieve their ambitions.

The Master of Sustainable Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management has been co-designed with Australian and International partners. These partners include Destination NSW, the Australia Federation of Travel Agents, City of Parramatta, Powerhouse Museum, Greater Sydney Commission and National Trust. Our industry and government partners regularly join classes to share their knowledge in guest lectures and discussions.

Master of Sustainable Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management students are provided with an opportunity to complete an industry placement during their study. The university has partnerships with a variety of tourism, heritage and visitor economy partners to help set students on the path to rewarding careers.

Master of Sustainable Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management provides many opportunities for applied learning to ensure students develop the practical skills and networks required to secure a job. Throughout the program students engage with industry and government experts and complete fieldtrips.

Western Sydney University has been training tourism and heritage practitioners for over 30 years. Our graduates make important contributions to these sectors across the globe. As a Master of Sustainable Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management student you will become a member of an alumni community that is helping to shape sustainable tourism and heritage futures.

Western Sydney University also offers a Bachelor of Tourism and Event Management.

What you can expect to study

The program structure is outlined in our handbook. Here you can view all of the subjects you will be studying.

Career Opportunities

As a graduate of this degree, you can look forward to a broad range of exciting career opportunities in different sectors and industries. Below are some examples of the possible careers you can pursue with this degree:

  • Local, state and federal government
  • Major attractions and sites
  • International organisations
  • Advocacy groups and trade organisations
  • International development agencies
  • Museums and cultural venues
  • Consultancies
  • Heritage organisations
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Entry requirements for domestic students

Please consult the handbook for more information regarding entry requirements for this course.

You can read more about special requirements here.

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Entry requirements for international students

**Please note, if this course lists a part-time option, this is not available to International Students on a Student Visa.

Please consult the handbook for more information regarding entry requirements for this course.

You can read more about international academic entry requirements here.

Indicative annual fee

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Apply as a Domestic Student

If you are a domestic student, you can apply through our Western Application system which is free of charge.

Domestic students are:

  • Australian Citizens
  • New Zealand Citizens
  • Australian permanent residents
  • Australian permanent humanitarian visa holders


Western Sydney University recognises and rewards students who demonstrate community engagement, outstanding academic ability and superior leadership skills. Donor-funded scholarships are also available, providing support for students based on both academic achievements and equity considerations. There are also scholarships available for specific degrees. 

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Apply as an International Student

If you are an international student, you can apply for free through our international student application system or through an agent representative.

International students are:

  • Not an Australian citizen;
  • Not a New Zealand citizen; and
  • Not a permanent resident of Australia.

Admission to Western Sydney University is on the basis of meeting minimum academic and English language requirements. For more information about tuition fees and other costs, visit the Fees and Costs page.


When you apply to Western, you’re automatically assessed for a Scholarship, no additional application required! We’re offering multi-year scholarships (for up to 3 years) valued at $6,000 or $3,000 and even 50% off tuition fees. Scholarships are awarded on academic merit.

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If you're uncertain about your study journey, enquire about our program today and gain the confidence to move forward.

Australian students
1300 668 370

International students
+61 2 9852 5499

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Bachelor of Tourism and Event Management

Full Time: 3 Years (Available Part Time)*

Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management

Full Time: 6 Months (Available Part Time)*

The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the program (80 credit points) per annum. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their program based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their program past the normal finish date of the program will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its programs between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of programs for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.