The Bachelor of Business in Tourism and Hospitality
Management prepares students for a career in tourism and
hospitality, providing a thorough understanding of tourism
and hospitality management underpinned by core business
This course combines a rigorous and contemporary
curriculum with practical industry-based experience and
the opportunity to develop professional networks. Students
graduate with sought-after skills and knowledge for a career
in the tourism and hospitality industries. A compulsory
internship is a key feature of this course and counts as four
core units of the degree. During this internship, students
establish valuable industry experience, confidence and
There are two pathways within this course. Students
can either study elective units from a broad range of
industry-specific topics (such as international destination
management, cruise tourism, coastal and marine tourism,
food and beverage management, event management, gaming
management and sport tourism), or select one of three
majors. This course offers an optional international exchange
program for second-year students to study overseas.
Major areas of study
Our majors introduce students to a range of operational and
managerial practices that are relevant to organisations within
Australia and abroad.
Please note that some units in these majors may only be
available to study online.
A compulsory internship program, which counts as four
core units of the degree, provides students with a block
of practical workplace experience during their final study
session that involves working in a hospitality, event or tourism
organisation in Australia or overseas.
Students are responsible for securing their internship
placement and are given extensive assistance in interview
and application procedures, access to a database of potential
employers and roles, and ongoing support from the dedicated
Work Integrated Learning team.
Graduates typically find work in professional management
positions in hotels and resorts, clubs and gaming operations,
restaurants and catering, tourism destination planning and
marketing, tourism policy development, ecotourism, visitor
management, tourism retail management, tourist attractions
and theme parks, conference and event operations.