Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Tourism and Events Management)
- Semester 1 (February)
- Semester 2 (July)
- Semester 3 (November)
- 24 units
- 3 years or part-time equivalent
Program Information Set
Graduate with two qualifications
Tourism and events are becoming intrinsically linked. With events such as music festivals, cultural celebrations, sporting events attracting millions of tourists each year, it is a great time to be a professional with training in both these areas.
Through USQ’s joint delivery dual award program, you will graduate from your degree with two qualifications – a Diploma of Events from TAFE and a Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Tourism and Events Management).
You will first complete a Diploma of Events at TAFE or an equivalent accredited body, and then apply directly to USQ to complete your Bachelor of Business and Commerce courses. You will also need to apply to have your studies assessed for credit towards the Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Tourism and Events Management).
With your major in Tourism you’ll gain the expertise to work in the tourism industry anywhere in the world with specialist knowledge in sustainable tourism and cultural tourism. Pair that with Events Management, and you will have the skills and expertise to manage festivals and events for the tourism industry.
As a graduate, your career opportunities will include ecotourism project manager, tourism researcher, tourism marketing manager, events coordinator, ecotourism guide, cultural tourism liaison officer, recreation officer, regional tourism coordinator or owner/manager of a tourism product or facility.
Other majors in the Bachelor of Business and Commerce include: Accounting, Accounting (Extended), Aviation Management and Safety, Business Administration, Business Economics, Business Law, Finance, General Commerce, Human Resource Management, Information Technology Management, International Business, Logistics and Supply Chains, Management and Leadership, Marketing, Marketing and Hospitality Management, Sustainable Business and Tourism Management.
How much will it cost?
Approximate annual costs1 for your first year of study (8 units) in this program are:
|Commonwealth supported||AUD 10399|
|Domestic full fee paying||AUD 18490|
Loan to help you pay your fees
You may not have to pay your course (subject) fees upfront. HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP allows you to defer your fees until your income reaches a certain level.
You may also be eligible to receive financial support from Centrelink.
Scholarships and financial assistance
You may be able to apply for scholarships to help with your study costs.
- Subject pre-requisite: English (4, SA) or equivalent
- Mathematics A (4, SA) is assumed.
- Successfully completed a relevant diploma from a TAFE institution or equivalent accredited body.
English Language Requirements
You are required to satisfy the applicable 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.
A number of other pathways are also available if you haven't been able to study previously or don't meet the requirements for entry into your program of interest.
How to apply
Applying directly to USQ:
- Semester 3, 2017 - applications close Monday 6 November, with semester 3 commencing on Monday 13 November 2017.
- Semester 1, 2018 - applications close Monday 19 February, with semester 1 commencing on Monday 26 February 2018.
- Semester 2, 2018 - applications close Monday 2 July, with semester 2 commencing on Monday 16 July.
If you are applying via QTAC, you will need to check the QTAC closing dates.