Introduction to Tourism, Hospitality, and Events

La Trobe University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Introduction to Tourism, Hospitality, and Events

  • Host University

    La Trobe University

  • Location

    Melbourne, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Business, Hospitality and Tourism Management, Natural Resources Recreation and Tourism

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    This subject introduces students to concepts, theories and terminology involved in an academic study of tourism, hospitality and events. It provides students with a comprehensive overview of the tourism and hospitality industry in Australia. It provides students with an awareness of the breadth of the industry and of the interests and activities it encompasses. Students examine various components of the industry, with a particular focus on the nature of its organisation and the sort of data and information it generates. This subject provides a foundation for students to make informed choices about future subjects and potential career options.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.