Tourism and hospitality management

Why research Tourism and hospitality management?

Our academic staff have impressive national and international experience. Highly regarded for their research, they are published in leading journals and academic publications. They are active in government and corporate research projects, policy development, industry associations and present at a range of conferences.

La Trobe University is a member of Innovative Research Universities Australia, which attracts more than $340 million in funding each year. Our research centres provide a focal point for research strengths and establish links to government, industry and the wider research community.

We offer broad scope for individual or interdisciplinary team research. You will benefit from a supportive study environment, where academic staff work closely with students to facilitate positive learning outcomes. Take advantage of a range of scholarships and access to excellent library facilities. The main library at the Melbourne campus is one of the best in the southern hemisphere.

Ranked top for Tourism in Victoria

La Trobe ranked joint second ranking in Victoria through its research in Tourism and Services (Cluster 4, field 15). We performed particularly strongly in Tourism research, being ranked 'above world standard' in this field. La Trobe is the only university in Victoria and one of only four across the nation to receive such a high ranking for Tourism research.

Finding a supervisor

One of the most important aspects of your research study will be finding a supervisor in Tourism and hospitality management.

Your study experience

Elspeth Frew, College of Arts, Social Sciences and Commerce

Student and graduate profiles

Find out about the experiences of one of our students undertaking research in Tourism and hospitality management.

The best thing about La Trobe is the knowledgeable and experienced teaching staff.

Ms Rebecca Jade Martin, Business, Economics and Law