Bachelor of Business in Tourism and Hospitality Management

Southern Cross University Gold Coast Campus

Course description

The Bachelor of Business in Tourism and Hospitality Management at Southern Cross University prepares students for a career in tourism and hospitality, providing a thorough understanding of tourism and hospitality management underpinned by core business skills. This course combines a rigorous and contemporary curriculum with practical industry-based experience and the opportunity to develop professional networks. Students will graduate with the skills and knowledge sought after in the tourism and hospitality industries. A compulsory internship is a key feature of this course and counts as four compulsory units of the degree. During this internship, students establish valuable industry experience, confidence and networks. 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, conference and event management, gaming management and sport tourism), or select one of the three majors. This course offers an optional international exchange program for second-year students to study overseas. Major areas of study Students complete 16 core units and select one of the following majors: Event Management Hospitality Management Tourism Management. Career opportunities Professional management positions in a range of tourism and hospitality operations including 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.

  • Start date 02-JUL-2018,29-OCT-2018
  • Duration 3 years
  • International Cost AUD $24000 per year
  • Qualification Bachelor degree
  • Study mode Full time