Outstanding Graduate Outcomes


Our graduates have found employment in government and private sector tourism origanisations, including:

  • State, regional and national tourism offices
  • Management consultancy firms
  • Advertising agencies
  • The convention and incentive industry
  • Special events management
  • Cultural attractions (e.g. galleries, museums)
  • Internet communication companies
  • Media and TV research/journalism
  • Airlines and tour operators
  • Local government tourism agencies
  • International education industry

What our graduates say

“The Monash Graduate Tourism Program is supported by a network of experts and involves both domestic and international field trips where students have the chance to experience first-hand how the industry really works. The networking opportunities I gained through the program also helped me to secure my current position at the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in Spain, where I am involved in a number of international projects relating to sustainability, Corporate Social Responsibility and public private partnerships.”

Jo Devine (Australia)

“The Master of Tourism has opened more doors for me than I could ever have imagined. I had the opportunity to study in Estonia where international tourism is only a recent phenomenon. I was able to gain an internship and then a full contract with the United Nations World Tourism Organisation in the department of Press and Communications in Madrid, Spain.”

Sarah Leaman (Australia)

“Studying the Master of Tourism was probably the best development choice I have made in my life. During the course I participated in an industry study tour to Fiji. During the trip we interacted with key industry leaders and analysed the industry from a global tourism perspective and discussed the appropriate directions of the broader development of the industry in the Pacific.  After graduating from Monash, I was promoted to the Head of the Policy and Planning Division of the Ministry of Tourism in Tonga.  I have now been promoted to the Acting Deputy Director of the Ministry where I am responsible for policy formulation and planning, licensing and sustainable tourism development and the general administration for the national tourist organisation in Tonga.”

Kipreen Aho (Tonga)

“During my time as a student in the Graduate Tourism Program I benefited from gaining a greater understanding of the structure and dynamism of the global tourism industry. Upon my return to China I found a job quite easily as a marketing director for an inbound adventure tourism operator that specializes in products such as Great Wall Hiking, Cycling tours in Yunnan, 4WD Expeditions from Tibet to Nepal, amongst others. During the interview, my experiences gained at Monash, as well as an understanding of how marketing strategy is applied in the travel industry, made me stand out. I am currently responsible for the international marketing of our tours to overseas wholesalers and customers directly. I also use the knowledge I gained in the course to conduct primary and secondary research to develop and design new adventure products.”

 Lu Na (China)