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What will I learn?

The Bachelor of Tourism and Hospitality Management (BTHM) offer an effective starting point for a career in tourism and hospitality. The program is designed with an emphasis on case-based learning that builds progressively through the three year degree.

A feature of this BTHM program is the arrangement of practitioners as visiting lecturers who will share their knowledge and experience, and field trips to enable you to gain first-hand experience of the contemporary context of the tourism and hospitality sectors. These real-life case studies will support your learning and ensure you have a wide choice of work options and an increased potential for long-term career development and leadership roles in this dynamic growth industry.

To give you an added advantage in your career, the BTHM program has been developed with close industry consultation. Subjects such as Strategic Management in Tourism and Hospitality, Cost and Performance Management and Global Tourism and Hospitality Futures will develop your strategic insight and international perspective, while Digital Marketing and Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Tourism and Hospitality equip you with skills and knowledge to engage in the changing virtual landscape and apply your learning to the challenges of the global business world. Practice-based subjects such as Work Integrated Learning and Work Integrated Project provide a practical orientation towards your study and prepare you for your chosen career.

Course Requirements

This degree comprises 24 subjects that include 16 core and 8 electives, covering a range of tourism, hospitality and work-integrated learning subjects.

Sample Units of Competencies

First Year Subjects

Code Core Units

THB1104 Introduction to Tourism and Hosp

MGL1112 The Business & Legal Environment

MGE1108 Economics for Business

MGK1103 Principles of Marketing

Code Elective Units

AFA1105 Accounting for Management

MGM1110 Introduction to Management & Human Resources

MGC1111 Communication & Study Skills

THH1107 Food & Beverage Management

THT1113 Tourism & Hosp Information Systems

Second Year Subjects

Code Core Units

MGM2111 Understanding & Managing Diversity

THB2107 Work Integrated Learning

THH2113 Hosp & Tourism Services Management

THT2114 Sustainable Operations & Destinations

THT2112 Digital Marketing in Tourism & Hosp

Code Elective Units

THT2106 Festival & Event Management

THT2105 Tourism and Transport

THH2101 Accommodation Management

THH2108 Managing Commercial Food Production

Third Year Subjects

Code Core Units

MGM3107 Strategic Management in T&H

MGM3115 Innovation & Entrepreneurship in T&H

THB3116 Work-integrated Project

THT3111 Environment & Cultural Tourism

THT3112 Global Tourism & Hosp Futures

THT3114 Tourism Research & Analysis

THT3119 Event and Project Management

Code Elective Units

THH3102 Resort Development & Management

THT3113 Cost & Performance Mgmt for T&H

Career Opportunities

The Bachelor of Tourism and Hospitality Management prepares you for an entry level management position in either a tourism or hospitality organization. You will also gain sufficient knowledge and practice to enter into the small business sector.

Which department am I in?

Academies Australasia Polytechnic

CRICOS

073530C

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$15,000.00 (8,16,104) per year
AUD $45,000 for the entire course; Material fee: AUD $100 per semester (Subject to fee change annually)
Start date

18 July 2022, 14 November 2022, 20 March 2023, 17 July 2023

Venue

Academies Australasia Polytechnic

Level 7, 628 Bourke Street,

MELBOURNE,

Victoria,

3000, MELBOURNE, Australia

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$15,000.00 (8,16,104) per year
AUD $45,000 for the entire course; Material fee: AUD $100 per semester (Subject to fee change annually)
Start date

18 July 2022, 14 November 2022, 20 March 2023, 17 July 2023

Venue

Academies Australasia Polytechnic - Kent Street Campus

Levels 6 and 7 Kent Street,

SYDNEY,

New South Wales,

2000, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have the following requirements: A minimum of 18 years of age, Completion of Australian Year 12 (or equivalent). English Language Requirement: English level at TOEFL 550 or IELTS 6.0 (Academic) with no individual band less than IELTS 5.5 or Pearson Test of English PTE: (Overall score 50- 57) No section score less than 42.

For international students

Students must have the following requirements

  • A minimum of 18 years of age
  • Completion of Australian Year 12 (or equivalent)

English Language Requirement

English level at TOEFL 550 or IELTS 6.0 (Academic) with no individual band less than IELTS 5.5 or Pearson Test of English (PTE) overall score 46-55, no section score less than 36.

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

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