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What will I learn?

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 organization 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.

Career outcomes

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

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, Management and Leadership, Marketing, Marketing and Hospitality Management, Sustainable Business and Tourism and Events Management.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts

CRICOS

092182E

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$26,880.00 (14,62,459) per year
Start date

11 July 2022

Venue

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

Toowoomba Campus,

487-535 West Street,

TOOWOOMBA,

Queensland,

4350, TOOWOOMBA, Australia

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$26,880.00 (14,62,459) per year
Start date

11 July 2022

Venue

USQ Springfield Campus

37 Sinnathamby Boulevard,

SPRINGFIELD CENTRAL,

Queensland,

4300, BRISBANE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have completed High School Diploma + SAT. SAT Composite Score 125. Applications are based on comparisons with Australian Year 12 level examinations. English Language Requirements: IELTS (Academic only) score of 6.0 (or better) (no component lower than 5.5); TOEFL (paper based) score of 550 (or better) (with a minimum Test of Written English Score of TWE 4.5); TOEFL (electronic or computer based) score of 213 (or better) (with essay rating of at least 4.5); TOEFL (internet based) score of 80 (or better) (with 19 minimum in all bands); Pearson (PTE Academic) score of 50 (or better) (with no communicative score less than 50); Cambridge English: First (FCE)/ B2 First with a score of 169 or above. No less than 162 in each skill.

For international students

Applicant must have Australian year 12 level or equivalent.

Students from different country must have qualifications equivalent to Australia.

English language requirements

IELTS (Academic only) - 6.0 (or better) (no component lower than 5.5); TOEFL (paper based) - 550 (or better) (with a minimum Test of Written English Score of TWE 4.5); TOEFL (electronic or computer based) - 213 (or better) (with essay rating of at least 4.5); TOEFL (internet based) - 80 (or better) (with 19 minimum in all bands); Pearson (PTE Academic) - 50 (or better) (with no communicative score less than 50); Cambridge English Scale Scores for FCE, CAE and CPE3 - Cambridge English: First (FCE) with a score of 169 or above. No less than 162 in each skill.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
  • Australian Pacific College
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