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Course summary

Here's your chance to be a triple threat across tourism, hospitality and business. This double degree prepares you to be at the forefront of the tourism and hospitality industry, with credentials reinforced by our internationally recognised MBA.

Advanced subjects in business and tourism management are coupled with core business knowledge and management skills development. An Industry Research Project is your golden opportunity to demonstrate self-motivation and discipline as you explore a topic in depth.

We'll give you access to recognised leaders in their fields, whose expertise can inform your rise to the top of these highly competitive industries.

With advanced tourism and hospitality qualifications reinforced by an internationally recognised business degree, our graduates can consider senior career options in Australia and globally.

DurationLocationSession

2F/4P

Gold Coast1, 2, 3
DurationLocationSession

2F/4P

Gold Coast1, 2, 3

There are no majors in this course but core units cover a diverse range of management, business and hospitality operations subjects and an Industry Research Project.

Course Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a course. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes.

Graduate AttributeCourse Learning Outcome
Intellectual rigour

Demonstrate critical thinking and independent judgement, and the ability to reflect on self and others in a complex business environment.

Creativity

Develop innovative solutions to complex business problems.

Ethical practice

Demonstrate a critical understanding of complex ethical, socially responsible, and culturally appropriate business practices informed by a global perspective.

Knowledge of a discipline

Demonstrate an advanced and integrated understanding of a body of knowledge in one or more discipline areas.

Lifelong learning

Demonstrate critical thinking and independent judgement, and the ability to reflect on self and others in a complex business environment.

Communication and social skills

Apply expert communication and collaboration skills to inform and engage with a diverse range of stakeholders.

Cultural competence

Demonstrate a critical understanding of complex ethical, socially responsible, and culturally appropriate business practices informed by a global perspective.

You are assessed in each unit on the basis of written and/or oral assignments. These may include researched essays, reports, presentations, case studies, portfolios, online discussions, tests and exams, as well as interactive assessments such as blogs, wikis, online discussion boards and multi-media presentations. You may also be asked to participate in group work as well as individual assignments. The weighting of assessment marks between assignments and examinations varies.

 

On-campus students experience a variety of teaching approaches including lectures, tutorials, online activities and video-linked or podcast virtual classes. The method of teaching may vary from unit to unit.

Graduates are well-suited to senior or management positions in resorts, hotels, government tourism bodies, non-profit, destination marketing and tourism organisations, airlines, convention and event operators and other special interest tourism businesses. 

As part of this course, you may choose to undertake a 300-hour internship (equivalent to two units) in either a paid or volunteer role. This practical experience, combined with theoretical understanding, enhances your learning experience and your professional and personal understanding of this dynamic industry.

 

Notice

The information on this page may be subject to change over time. Please check this web page again before acting and see our disclaimer

From the 1st of June, 2017, the term 'Distance Education' has been replaced with 'Online'

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