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bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Business (Tourism and Event Management)

Course code: #DBBT

bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Business (Tourism and Event Management)

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Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $34,300 AUD

  • Application fee

    Free

  • Duration

    3 years

  • PSW

    3 years

  • Min GPA

    63 out of 100

  • CRICOS Code

    081139K

Highlights
Industry Project

These are mandatory and all come with course.

Options
Internship
Professional Practice
Work placement

These items are optional and you can choose them as you wish after applying for the course.

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-February 31-January-2023 2023-01-31
Winter-August 31-July-2023 2023-07-31

Overview

Bachelor of Business (Tourism and Event Management)

The degree starts with core courses in business. 

These will give you a solid grasp of business fundamentals such as economics, accounting and business intelligence. 

You will then go on to study specialised areas such as:

  • Marketing for tourism, events and hospitality
  • Service management in tourism, events and hospitality
  • Destination management
  • International business environment

You can also gain valuable insight and career skills while studying, with internships in the industry and exciting career-focused electives. 

Electives to choose from including The Hospitality Experience; Creative Tourism: Food, Wine and Festivals; and Tourism and Indigenous Peoples; or you can take part in a Business International Study Tour.

This highly regarded degree has been awarded the South Australian Tourism Award for Education and Training and admitted to the SA Tourism Hall of Fame.

You will learn effective problem-solving, critical and strategic thinking, and communication skills while you study areas such as:

  • festivals and events
  • hospitality
  • event marketing
  • food and wine tourism
  • tourism policy and planning
  • conventions

Fast-track to Masters

Want to gain a postgraduate degree with just one extra year of study? 

You can package the Bachelor of Business (Tourism and Event Management) with the Master of Management (Marketing) degree and graduate with two qualifications in just four years with Fast-track to Master's program. 

This unique offering allows you to fast-track your studies, develop greater expertise and broaden your career opportunities. 

You will study for a three-year bachelor's degree and a one-year master’s degree (typically two years) in four years by using your undergraduate courses or electives. 

 

Real-world connections

In addition to learning from teachers with professional experience as part of your studies, it also offers opportunities for you to connect with industry outside the classroom:

  • Complete an industry project.
  • Undertake a business internship and apply the skills and knowledge gained from your studies in a real workplace setting.
  • Become a global citizen with an overseas exchange program – have more than 60 partner universities worldwide and study options that range from two weeks to one year.
  • Build your network and career by participating in Business Career Mentor Program, which pairs you with an experienced business professional.
  • Meet one-to-one with a senior business executive and industry leader through the Executive in Residence program. This initiative enables you to seek expert guidance for your career development and support to advance your career.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$39,500

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $8,184
Accommodation 1 bed room $5,200
Tuition 1 person $34,300

Hourly wage

Min wage

21.38 AUD / 1 hour

in Australia every student can work 40 hour per fortnight

Required documents

  • A certified copy of the personal details page and signature page of your passport.
  • Certified copies of academic transcripts and graduation certificates, including information on your institution’s grading system, as required.
  • English language test results (e.g. IELTS or TOEFL) where applicable.
  • Detailed syllabi/course outlines of previous studies if you are applying for credit or advanced standing.
  • Additional academic and employer references, if required

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6
-
listening
6
writing
-
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

60
-
listening
18
writing
-
speaking
18
reading

PTE

50
-
listening
50
writing
-
speaking
50
reading

Cambridge

169
-
listening
169
writing
-
speaking
169
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

Successful completion of the Centre for English Language at the University of South Australia (CELUSA) Academic English Program: Level 4 (AE4)

 

If you do not meet the English language entry requirements, you can successful completion of the Centre for the English Language at the University of South Australia (CELUSA) Academic English Program. 

 
If they successfully complete the AE program at an appropriate level, students applying to these institutions will not need to take IELTS or any other English language test. 

Depending on their English level upon commencement of the AE program and their required IELTS score for further studies, students will study for between 10 and 40 weeks.


Academic background and requirement

Prerequisites

None

Assumed Knowledge

None

 

You must have successfully completed an Australian Year 12 program or an equivalent program in your home country or a recognised Pathway or Foundation Studies Program.

If you are an international student studying Year 12 in Australia you need to apply via the South Australian Tertiary Admissions Centre (SATAC). 

 

India (best 4): 63%

 

Canada High School (OSSD): 65%

 

Iran: Pre-University Certificate, National High School Diploma

Successful completion of the Pre-University Certificate OR High School Diploma

 

Applicants are required to meet one of the following criteria with a competitive result, and demonstrate that they fulfil any prerequisite requirements and essential requirements for admission:

 

Recent secondary education
Meet any prerequisite requirements with a minimum grade of C- or equivalent
AND

  • Qualify for the South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE), and achieved a competitive Selection Rank (ATAR), or
  • Complete secondary qualifications equivalent to SACE, or
  • Complete the International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum score of 24 points

Applicants who have not achieved the Selection Rank required for automatic selection may be selected for any remaining places based on the grades of their year 12 subjects.

OR
Higher education study

  • Complete or partly complete a recognised higher education program at a recognised higher education institution, or
  • Complete at least four Open Universities Australia (OUA) courses at the undergraduate level or above

OR
Vocational Education and Training (VET)

  • Complete an award from a registered training organisation at Certificate IV or above

OR
Work and life experience

  • Qualify for Special Entry, or
  • Complete a UniSA Foundation Studies program or equivalent, or
  • Hold completed secondary qualifications equivalent to SACE obtained more than 2 years in the past

 

Career opportunities

  • Attractions coordinator
  • Business development manager
  • Community development officer
  • Destination marketing manager
  • Economic development officer
  • Event manager or coordinator
  • Event sponsorship manager
  • Events and exhibitions coordinator
  • Festival organiser
  • Hotel manager
  • Marketing manager
  • Professional conference coordinator
  • Strategic partnerships manager
  • Tourism and hospitality business owner
  • Tourism development manager
  • Tourism experience planner
  • Tourism policy planner

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