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Southern Cross University (SCU)

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Bachelor of Tourism Management

  • Bachelor

Tourism is one of the world's largest and fastest-growing industries and offers exciting global careers. The sector also faces challenges from climate change, 'overtourism' in some destinations and digital disruption - you need both solid...

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor
Duration
3 years full-time, 6 years part-time
Course Code
3007120, 102217A
Study Mode
Online, In person
International Fees
$26,800 per year / $80,400 total
ATAR
60

About this course

Tourism is one of the world's largest and fastest-growing industries and offers exciting global careers.

The sector also faces challenges from climate change, 'overtourism' in some destinations and digital disruption - you need both solid fundamental management skills and a deep understanding of these wider issues for a satisfying and successful long-term career.

The theme of responsible enterprise drives the core units in this course, that develop your skills in marketing, finance and human resources management. In addition to the core units, there are three majors to choose from. Each addresses sustainability challenges facing the tourism, hospitality and events industries, developing the management skills you will need to work and thrive in these professional environments.

The course culminates with a compulsory internship experience that provides you with practical skills to network and gain employment internationally.

You'll be well-prepared for management careers in tourism, hospitality and events.

Study locations

Gold Coast

Online

What you will learn

Sustainable Convention and Events Management

This major develops the skills and knowledge to plan, organise and manage corporate events, conferences, festivals, large meetings, sport events and many other events with a focus on responsible and sustainable practices.

Sustainable Hospitality Management

This major examines every aspect of hospitality operations from casino and club environments to rooms division, food and beverage, sales and revenue management as well as the theory and practice of tourism and responsible tourism management.

Sustainable Tourism Management

Students gain a contemporary understanding of the tourism industry, tourist experience, destination management and the conceptual and applied aspects of responsible and sustainable tourism management.

Shared majors

You can also choose a shared major as part of your degree.

Career pathways

Graduates are well prepared for a variety of professional positions in the tourism, events or hospitality industries.

These may include positions in hotels, resorts, clubs and restaurants or tourism operations, ecotourism, visitor management, tourist attractions, event planning, conference organisation, concert production, festival direction, talent management, and sponsorship coordination.

Course structure

To be eligible to receive the Bachelor of Tourism Management, students must complete the equivalent of 24 units (288 credit points) comprising:

  • 8 core units (96 credit points),
  • 1 major (96 credit points), and
  • 8 elective units (96 credit points)

OR

  • 8 core units (96 credit points),
  • 1 major (96 credit points), and
  • 1 shared major (96 credit points).

Exit Award

Students may be eligible to exit with an Associate Degree of Tourism Management after completing the equivalent of 16 units (192 credit points), comprising 8 core units (96 credit points) and 8 major and/or elective units (96 credit points).