Hospitality

Diploma of Business (Tourism Management)

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What is a Diploma of Tourism Management?

A Diploma of Business in Tourism Management delivers an understanding of the tourist experience, culture and destination management, business communications and marketing fundamentals through a global and local perspective. Graduates of a Tourism Management diploma have the skills necessary to contribute to the industry from a strategic perspective, plus the opportunity to continue studying at bachelor level.
This course develops a foundation of business subjects that address the skills and knowledge needed for a career in the tourism industry. It teaches you about the importance of the tourist experience and how it impacts the economy domestically and internationally. Successful completion will enable you to continue into the second year of the Bachelor of Business (Tourism Management).

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Learning outcomes

  • Develop an understanding of tourism industry business principles.
  • Build leadership and management qualities.
  • Understand important principles around places, culture and destination management.
  • Gain knowledge in customer experience management.
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Study mode
On campus, Online
Campus locations*
Sydney
Student
Domestic
International
Course duration
2 trimesters Accelerated, 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
Start date
20 Feb 2023
05 Jun 2023
18 Sep 2023
Fees

This is an AQF Level 5 course delivered by Torrens University Australia Ltd.

*For more details on international student study options.

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Career opportunities

As a graduate of the Diploma of Business in Tourism Management you are able to set yourself on a path for success in the tourism industry, gaining access to a global network of opportunities and contacts.

Potential career paths

  • Travel Agent
    Average salary: $52,500 - $54,000
  • Destination Manager
    Average salary: $113,525 - $122,869
  • Tour Manager
    Average salary: $66,250 - $123,550
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Subjects and units

This course comprises of 8 subjects, which includes 7 core subjects and 1 elective subject.

  • Core
  • Electives

Requirements

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

Core subjects

  • Business Communications | BIZ101
  • Introduction to Tourism, Hospitality and Events | THE101
  • Customer Experience Management | BIZ104
  • Understanding People and Organisations | BIZ102
  • Place, Culture and Destination Management | PCD101
  • Marketing Fundamentals | MKT101A
  • The Tourist Experience | TTE101

Requirements

Choose one elective subjects below.

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

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.

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).

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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 5.5 (no band less than 5.0) 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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