Hospitality

Bachelor of Business (Hospitality Management)

CRICOS 094179F
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What is a Bachelor of Hospitality Management?

A Bachelor of Business in Hospitality Management teaches you key hospitality concepts and operations, including marketing, hospitality entrepreneurship and innovation in global hospitality. Gain industry experience during your bachelor of hospitality management and graduate with skills to launch your career.

During this course, you will study critical business and management subjects and gain knowledge, attributes, skills and experience in key areas of hospitality. This course has been designed to be flexible and can be studied fully online, on-campus or a combination of both. You can choose from a wide range of electives so you focus on the area you’re passionate about.

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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 the hospitality industry.
  • Explore an array of organisational structures and how they come together.
  • Understand how business development and project management principles go hand in hand.
Study mode
On campus, Online
Campus locations*
Sydney, Adelaide, Melbourne
Student
Domestic
International
Course duration
2 years Accelerated, 3 years full-time, 6 years part-time
Start date
20 Feb 2023
05 Jun 2023
18 Sep 2023
Fees

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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Get inside the heads of some of the best in the business and learn what it’s really like in your chosen industry.
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Career opportunities

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

Potential career paths

  • Food and Beverage Manager
    Average salary: $57,500 - $108,800
  • Operations Manager
    Average salary: $98,282 - $147,183
  • Resort Manager
    Average salary: $66,750 - $195,000
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I chose to study at Torrens University because I liked the variety offered. My course covered so many different areas and offered practical on-the-job training as well.
Kassandra Ellis
Bachelor of Business (Hospitality Management)

Subjects and units

This course comprises of 24 subjects, which includes 18 core subjects including 2 industry placements totalling 800 hours, and 6 elective subjects.

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3
  • Electives

Requirements

These seven core subjects must be completed. Additionally, you’re required to select one 100 level elective from the electives tab.

Core subjects

  • Business Communications | BIZ101
  • Introduction to Tourism, Hospitality and Events | THE101
  • Restaurant Operations 1 | ROP101
  • Understanding People and Organisations | BIZ102
  • Front Office Operations | FOO101
  • Customer Experience Management | BIZ104
  • Marketing Fundamentals | MKT101A
  • Exploring Gastronomy | EGY101

Requirements

These six core subjects must be completed. Additionally, you’re required to select two 200 level electives from the electives tab.

Core subjects

  • Accounting for Decision Making | BIZ201
  • Industry Practicum 1 | INP201
  • The Business Environment | BIZ202
  • Industry Practicum 2 | INP202
  • Product Distribution and Revenue Management | PDR201
  • Global Innovations and Trends in Tourism and Hospitality | GIT201

Requirements

These five core subjects must be completed. Additionally, you’re required to select three 300 level electives from the electives tab.

Core subjects

  • Organisational Creativity and Innovation | BIZ301
  • Planning and Designing Hospitality Venues | PDH301
  • Ethics and Sustainability | MGT301A
  • Hospitality Entrepreneurship - HOTS | HOT301
  • Risk and Crisis Management | RCM301

Requirements

Choose 6 electives:

Year 1 - one 100 level

Year 2 - two 200 level

Year 3 - three 300 level

Elective subjects

  • Consumer Behaviour | MKG102
  • Place, Culture and Destination Management | PCD101
  • The Tourist Experience | TTE101
  • Introduction to Events | EVN101
  • Event Concepts and Design | EVT101A
  • Integrated Marketing Communications | MKT103A
  • Introduction to Sport Management | SPO101
  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship | ENT101
  • Venture Ideation | ENT102
  • Restaurant Operations 2 | ROP201
  • Food and Beverage Management | HOS203A
  • Project Management in Tourism | PMT201
  • Event Management and Operations | EVT201A
  • Event Venue Management | EVT207A
  • Event Financing and Sponsorship | EVN203
  • Marketing and Audience Research | MKT202A
  • Business-2-Business Marketing | MKG201
  • Digital Marketing Communications | MKG203
  • Managing Sports Facilities | SPO203
  • Sales and Negotiation Strategies | ENT201
  • Entrepreneurial Financing | ENT202
  • Marketing for Entrepreneurs | ENT203
  • Wine and Beverage Management | WBM301
  • Tourism Entrepreneurship - TOUR@SIM | TET301
  • Sustainability and Resource Management | SRM301
  • Tourism Strategy, Planning and Policy | TSP301
  • Events Policy and Strategy | EVN301
  • Strategic Management | MGT302A
  • Marketing Strategy | MKT301A

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. Please note that due to COVID-19, authorities have provided exceptions to the usual face-to-face learning requirements. 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 800 hours of real-world, relevant experience through our work placement program with one of our acclaimed industry partners.

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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 you may be able to credit this against your degree with us, even if it’s from another institution. This is called Recognition of Prior Learning. 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 you may be able to credit this against your degree with us, even if it’s from another institution. This is called Recognition of Prior Learning. We also offer pathway opportunities to further your learning.

Learn more about study pathways

How to apply

Frequently asked questions

  • How do I apply for a course?
  • 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?
  • 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?

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