Hospitality

Bachelor of Business (Hospitality and Tourism Management)

CRICOS 113665H

What is a Bachelor of Business (Hospitality and Tourism Management)?

The Bachelor of Business (Hospitality and Tourism Management) teaches essential hospitality and tourism concepts alongside marketing, entrepreneurship and innovation. Gain industry experience through our immersive work placement program and graduate with the expertise to kickstart your career in this dynamic field.

Throughout this comprehensive program, you will delve into pivotal business and management subjects, acquiring invaluable knowledge, skills and practical experience in the core domains of hospitality and tourism management. Offering unparalleled flexibility, this course allows you to tailor your learning experience, whether opting for fully online studies, on-campus learning or a blend of both. With a diverse range of electives to choose from, you can specialise in the specific area that ignites your passion.

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Learning outcomes

  • Learn how to manage staff and promotional events in a global context.
  • Research innovation and understand changing global trends within hospitality and tourism contexts.
  • Explore an array of organisational structures and how they come together.
  • Demonstrate cultural awareness, teamwork and inclusive communication skills to suit the global hospitality and tourism industries.
Study mode
On campus, Online, Blended
Campus locations*
Sydney
Student
Domestic
International
Course duration
3 years full time, 6 years part time, 2 years accelerated
Start date
19 Feb 2024
3 June 2024
16 Sep 2024
Fees & scholarships

This is an AQF Level 7 course delivered by Torrens University Australia Ltd.

*For more details on international student study options.

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Flexible study options
Customise your course so you can study online, on campus or a combination of both.

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Accelerate your career progression
Graduate with the required skills, experience and qualification to step into an exciting senior role.

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Gain insights from experts  
Get inside the heads of some of the best in the business and learn what it’s really like in your chosen industry.
Studying Hospitality and Tourism Management at Torrens University provides you a pathway to industry, helping you develop strong practical knowledge and skills to ensure you graduate job-ready.
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Career opportunities

As a graduate of the Bachelor of Business (Hospitality and Tourism Management), you will have the opportunity to move into an exciting senior role in many areas of the hospitality and tourism industries. You can even travel the world with your extensive knowledge and in-demand skills.

Potential career paths

  • Operations Manager
    Average salary: $100,000 - $155,007
  • Resort Manager
    Average salary: $77,500 - $195,000
  • Food and Beverage Manager
    Average salary: $65,000 - $109,250
  • Tourism Marketing Manager
    Average salary: $160,000
Loren Isgro-Rarp
I chose to study at Torrens University because I felt like i related better to the education structure and felt as if I would be heard better within a more collaborative university.
Loren Isgro-Rarp
Bachelor of Business (Tourism Management),

Subjects and units

This course comprises 24 subjects, 20 core subjects and 4 elective subjects. As part of the core subjects, you will gain 300 hours of real-world industry experience.

Each subject involves 10 hours of study per week, comprising 3 hours of facilitated study and 7 hours self-directed study.

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3
  • Electives

Requirements

These seven core subjects must be completed. Additionally, you’re required to select one elective from the electives tab.

Core subjects

  • Academic and Business Communication Skills | BIZ106 
  • Understanding Self and Others | BIZ107 
  • The Food and Beverage Industry | HAT101
  • Marketing in the Digital Era | MKT105
  • The Business Environment | BIZ202
  • Tourism Perspectives and Experiences | HAT102
  • Industry Skills Project | IND101A | 50 hours of industry experience 

Requirements

These six core subjects must be completed. Additionally, you’re required to select two electives from the electives tab.

Core subjects

  • Accounting for Decision Making | BIZ201
  • Customer Experience Management | BIZ204
  • Managing Hotel Guest Experiences | HAT204
  • Developing People and Culture | MGT202
  • Global Distribution and Revenue Management | HAT204
  • Industry Engagement Project | IND201A | 100 hours of industry experience

Requirements

These seven core subjects must be completed. Additionally, you’re required to select one elective from the electives tab.

Core subjects

  • Ethics and Sustainability | MGT301A
  • Agile Business Analysis (Advanced) | MIS312
  • Services Marketing | THE302
  • Industry Consulting Project | IND301A | 150 hours of industry experience
  • Organisational Creativity & Innovation | BIZ301
  • Risk, Resilience and Recovery | THE301
  • Strategic Management for Tourism & Hospitality | HAT300

Requirements

Electives available to students may be chosen from the elective bank below. Choose four electives:

Elective subjects

  • Integrated Marketing Communications | MKT103A
  • Consumer Behaviour | MKG102
  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship | ENT101
  • Venture Ideation | ENT102
  • The Business of Events | EVT102
  • Project Management | MGT201A
  • Event Management and Operations | EVT201A
  • Economics | ECO201
  • Strategic Management | MGT302A
  • Lean Business Start-up | ENT301
  • Business and Corporations Law | LAW301

International students must not enrol in more than one-third (33%) of online subjects over their course, and must study at least one face-to-face subject each study period. For more information, visit Study in Australia.

International students on a student visa are required to study full time (i.e. must complete a minimum of 1.0 EFTSL of study per year). For the latest information on study locations, please check the entry requirements flyer.

Industry partners and work placements

Torrens University Australia students undertake industry placements with some of the most prestigious restaurant, hospitality and tourism organisations in Australia and the world. From day one you’ll be gaining valuable experience, learning from industry professionals and building key industry relationships.

Gain professional experience

Complete 300 hours of real-world, relevant experience during your course. You’ll have the opportunity to leverage our work placement program with one of our acclaimed industry partners.

Accor Hotels | Hospitality Partner | Torrens University
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Four Seasons
Hilton
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Hyatt Hotels | Hospitality Partner | Torrens University
IHG Hotels | Hospitality Partner | Torrens University
Marriot International Hotels | Hospitality Partner | Torrens University
TFE Hotels | Hospitality Partner | Torrens University
Ovolo Hotels | Hospitality Partner | Torrens University
Langham Hotels | Hospitality Partner | Torrens University
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Entry details

  • Domestic
  • International

Fees

Check the domestic course fee schedule for the cost of your course.

FEE-HELP

Eligible Australian students may choose to defer some, or all, of their tuition fees through FEE-HELP, a loan scheme repaid through the tax system based on income.

Learn more about fees and FEE-HELP

Scholarships

If you are truly passionate about hospitality, we want to hear from you. We have a variety of hospitality scholarships on offer to assist you in becoming a key part of the hospitality industry:

Admission criteria

Before you begin your application to study as a domestic student, check that you meet the requirements listed below.

Year 12 (Australian secondary school certificate) or equivalent.

Vocational qualification (AQF Level 4), or above

OR

Successful completion of a Higher Education qualification.

The below is an alternative option.
Work and life experience that demonstrates skills and knowledge gained through paid or unpaid employment, formal learning and/or non-formal learning (presented on a current resume with attached cover letter).

View full course admission information

Guaranteed pathway and Recognition of Prior Learning

If you have already completed a qualification or gained skills through life or work experience, you may be able to credit this against your degree with us. Check information about Recognition of Prior Learning and Course Credit transfer. We also offer pathway opportunities to further your learning.

Learn more about study pathways

Fees

Check the international course fee schedule for the cost of your course. Onshore international students requiring a student visa should choose campus-based / blended options.

Fee payment

Course fees can be paid across three study periods. Each instalment to be paid before the beginning of the academic stage census date.

Scholarships

We want you to have the best possible chance to succeed, which is why we offer a range of financial scholarships to support our international students during their study journey.

Admission criteria

Before you begin your application to study as an international student, check that you meet the requirements listed below.

Australian Year 12 or equivalent.
Academic IELTS 6.0 (no band less than 5.5) or equivalent.
OR alternative entry requirement may be available. Contact the International Admissions team for more information.

View full course admission information

Guaranteed pathway and Recognition of Prior Learning

If you have already completed a qualification or gained skills through life or work experience, you may be able to credit this against your degree with us. Check information about Recognition of Prior Learning and Course Credit transfer. We also offer pathway opportunities to further your learning.

Learn more about study pathways

How to apply

Frequently asked questions

  • What are Torrens University Australia’s ATAR requirements for domestic students?
  • What if  I don’t meet the entry criteria for a degree?
  • Am I eligible for FEE-HELP?
  • Can I get course credit for previous experience?
  • What are Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer (CT)? How do I apply?
  • How do I apply for a scholarship?

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