Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Tourism Management)
- Semester 1 (February)
- Semester 2 (July)
- Semester 3 (November)
- 24 units
- 3 years or part-time equivalent
Program Information Set
Lead the global tourism industry into the future
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 with USQ’s Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Tourism Management).
The degree effectively combines theoretical study of tourism management, cultural tourism, event management, ecotourism and tourism planning with practical applications and experience, culminating in the opportunity in your final year to complete a course in professional work experience 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 approved courses.
As a graduate of this major, you will be well-equipped to assist the tourism sector to establish and grow a sustainable future. Career opportunities may include ecotourism project manager, tourism researcher, tourism marketing manager, cultural tourism manager, events coordinator, ecotourism guide, cultural tourism liaison officer, tourism research officer, regional tourism coordinator, owner/manager, hospitality manager, restaurant and functions supervisor and public relations officer.
Other majors in the Bachelor of Business and Commerce include: Accounting, 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 and Events 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.
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.