Swinburne University is committed to high quality research and research training that is relevant to national goals, and is of social, commercial and cultural value to the community.
Swinburne has a strong reputation in Australia and overseas as a provider of career orientated education and as a university with a commitment to research. The University maintains a strong technology base and important links with industry, complemented by a number of innovative specialist research centres which attract a great deal of international interest.
The Tourism Discipline of Swinburne University Of Technology Lilydale, is engaged in research in a number of areas.
To further promote applied outcomes, learning for students participating in the Tourism Discipline includes exercises that replicate real life problems and issues.
Current research studies focus on the difficulties associated with quantifying the economic impact of day visitors; variations in product evolution of heritage visitor attractions, and research to compare the scope and scale of their success of indigenous tourism enterprises with the degree of consultation with regulatory and support bodies.