Hospitality

Bachelor of Business (Tourism Management)

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What is a Bachelor of Tourism?

The Bachelor of Business in Tourism Management is designed to cover strategy and management skills, knowledge of global tourism concepts, issues and opportunities in tourism, and design of tourism programs. This degree in tourism incorporates real-world experience to prepare you for an exciting career.

Delivered over three years, the course design enables you to combine key core business knowledge with specialised tourism management knowledge. Upon completion, you'll be ready to begin working across a range of tourism industries around the world.

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Learning outcomes

  • Develop skills in business strategy and management techniques.
  • Expand knowledge of global tourism concepts.
  • Understand current issues and opportunities in tourism.
  • Build leadership qualities and HR management knowledge.
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Study mode
On campus, Online, Blended
Campus locations*
Sydney
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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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.

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Work with the best brands in the world
Placements with our global network of industry partners can open doors for your career.
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Career opportunities

Ideal for people seeking a management career within the sector. The Bachelor of Business (Tourism Management) will equip you with the knowledge and skills to develop and manage exciting tourism experiences across a variety of roles in the industry.

Potential career paths

  • Operations Manager
    Average salary: $98,282 - $147,183
  • Destination Manager
    Average salary: $113,525 - $122,869
  • Tourism Development Government Manager
    Average salary: $88,000 - $156,000
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Bachelor of Business (Tourism Management)

Subjects and units

This course comprises of 24 subjects, which includes 20 core subjects, including 2 industry placements totaling 800 hours, and 4 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
  • Place, Culture and Destination Management | PCD101
  • Customer Experience Management | BIZ104
  • Marketing Fundamentals | MKT101A
  • The Tourist Experience | TTE101

Requirements

These seven core subjects must be completed. Additionally, you’re required to select one 200 level elective 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
  • Project Management in Tourism | PMT201

Requirements

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

Core subjects

  • Organisational Creativity and Innovation | BIZ301
  • Tourism Entrepreneurship - TOUR@SIM | TET301
  • Tourism Strategy, Planning and Policy | TSP301
  • Ethics and Sustainability | MGT301A
  • Risk and Crisis Management | RCM301
  • Sustainability and Resource Management | SRM301

Requirements

Choose four elective subjects below.

Year 1 - one 100 level

Year 2 - one 200 level

Year 3 - two 300 level

Elective subjects

  • Consumer Behaviour | MKG102
  • Front Office Operations | FOO101
  • Exploring Gastronomy | EGY101
  • Introduction to Events | EVN101
  • Event Concepts and Design | EVT101A
  • Integrated Marketing Communications | MKT103A
  • Introduction to Sport Management | SPO101
  • Sports Marketing | SPO102
  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship | ENT101
  • Venture Ideation | ENT102
  • Restaurant Operations 2 | ROP201
  • Food and Beverage Management | HOS203A
  • 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
  • Tour Operations | TOU202A
  • Managing Sports Facilities | SPO203
  • Sales and Negotiation Strategies | ENT201
  • Entrepreneurial Financing | ENT202
  • Marketing for Entrepreneurs | ENT203
  • Resort and Spa Management | HOS302A
  • Wine and Beverage Management | WBM301
  • Airline Management | TOU303A
  • Destinations Management | TOU302A
  • Hospitality Entrepreneurship - HOTS | HOT301
  • Planning and Designing Hospitality Venues | PDH301
  • 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. We are proud our strong industry partnerships and always welcome opportunities to make new ones.

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).

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.

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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