Tourism Management

Study mode:Full-time Languages: English Duration:3 years
Local:$ 13k / Academic year(s) Foreign:$ 15.2k / Academic year(s)  
StudyQA ranking:492

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USQ’s Bachelor of Business is designed to equip you with the knowledge required for your career in business, while also developing the skills essential to thrive in a dynamic and increasingly technology-driven work environment. The degree effectively combines theoretical study with practical applications and experience, culminating in the opportunity in your final year to complete a course in Work Integrated Learning where you’ll work with an organisation to complete a project.

In addition to your chosen specialisation of Tourism Management, you can choose to study another area in-depth with a second major, or broaden your knowledge with a combination of minors and electives. These can be chosen from a wide range of business and commerce-related courses.

Why Tourism Management?

Tourism is a diverse and dynamic industry and, with an increasing emphasis on sustainable tourism, it is the perfect time to be a part of this exciting area.

Structured around a core foundation of business units, you will learn the fundamentals of the tourism and sustainable tourism field and be taught by industry professionals through a blend of theoretical and applied units. As a graduate of this major, you will be well-equipped to assist the tourism sector to establish and grow a sustainable future.

Courses to be studiedUnits

Core courses8

plus 1 x 8-unit Major8

plus 1 x 8-unit second Major
     or 2 x 4-unit Minors
     or 1 x 4-unit Minor plus 4 x Electives8

Total    24

Course codeCourse name

Core courses:

ACC1101Accounting for Decision-Making

CIS1000Information Systems Concepts

ECO1000Economics

LAW1101Introduction to Law

MGT1000Organisational Behaviour 

MKT1001Introduction to Marketing

STA2300Data Analysis

Plus one of the following three courses:  

FIN1101Introduction to Corporate Finance

MGT2204Business Ethics and Governance

POL1000Government, Business and Society 

Tourism Management Major:  

MGT3001Global Management

MKT2012Services Marketing 

TOU1003Tourism Management 

TOU2008Ecotourism 

TOU2009Cultural Tourism 

TOU3010Event Management

 plus two from the following:

BUS3000Work Integrated Learning 

MKT3001Applied Business Research 

MKT3006Small and Medium Enterprise Development

MKT3007Marketing Strategy 

Entry requirements

  • Year 12 English (4 SA) or equivalent
  • Maths A (4 SA) or equivalent is assumed

English Language Requirements

Domestic and international students from a non-English speaking background are required to satisfy English Language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.

If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.

OP/Rank

The 2014 OP/Rank for this program is: 16/64

International entry requirements

English Language Requirements

Domestic and international students from a non-English speaking background are required to satisfy English Language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.

If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.

Pre-requisites

Year 12 Senior Certificate or equivalent from a recognised institution. Find your country's level of qualificationand minimum entry requirements for this program.

  • A-level Mathematics or equivalent is assumed

You may be able to apply for scholarships to help with your study costs.

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