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What will I learn?

This program incorporates pertinent knowledge from a variety of the disciplines which underpin studies of tourism, hospitality and events systems. The introductory business units provide a meaningful foundation to the study of the concepts and principles relating to sustainability, cultures and people.

These themes permeate the food and beverage management, project management, tourism and leisure management, conference and event management aspects of the course which form the basis of operational activities involving the cross – cultural management of people.

This foundation is supplemented by studies relating to innovation in hospitality operations management, revenue and yield management, visitor and crowd behaviour management and destination management and planning. Success in these areas is essential to survive and prosper in the competitive business environments embraced by this degree.

When graduating from JCU Brisbane, students will be exposed to an exciting career scope. As a Bachelor of Tourism, Hospitality and Events graduate, you will be prepared to work in a variety of settings – from small business and community organisations to multinational companies and large scale industries.

Potential Career Options

  • Cafe Manager
  • Restaurant Manager
  • Conference and Event Coordinator
  • Duty Manager
  • Travel Agent/Consultant
  • Venue Manager
  • Hotel Front Office Manager
  • Business Development Manager
  • Functions Supervisor
  • Tour Operator
  • Event and Conference Organiser



Study options

Full Time (2.5 years)

Tuition fees
A$30,960.00 (16,57,388) per year
Per Subject: AUD $3,870
Start date

September 2021, February 2022, May 2022, September 2022


James Cook University Brisbane

349 Queen Street,



4000, BRISBANE, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

Entry requirements vary from country to country. Students are required to complete international academic qualification equivalent to Australian Year 12 (or equivalent).

IELTS: 6.0 (no sub score below 6.0), PEARSON (PTE Academic): 52 (no component less than 52), TOEFL ibt: 74 (minimum writing score of 18), TOEFL Paper: 550 (minimum test of written English score of 4.5), Cambridge (CP1 Advanced / CP2 Proficiency: 169 (no component less than 169), CEFR Level: B2/C1.