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Bachelor of Hospitality and Tourism Management

Course code K93

The course covers the key aspects required for managing diverse hospitality and tourism businesses including marketing, financial management, business research and analytics, and strategic management.

It also features specialised units in food and beverage management, rooms division management, tourism planning and development, ecotourism, managing the service experience and event management.

Students can further specialise their studies with a stronger focus in various fields, such as event management, marketing, human resource management, and international business.

The hospitality and tourism industry is dynamic and fast-paced, presenting graduates with a wide variety of career options to choose from, and the course provides students the industry-focused theoretical knowledge and skills to succeed.

Graduates will gain the essential competencies and professional perspectives required by middle and senior levels of management in contemporary hospitality and tourism organisations.

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Entry requirements

70 Indicative ATAR

ECU admission and English language requirements apply.

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Course code

K93

Fees

Commonwealth supported - estimated 1st year indicative fee AUD $11,000

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Duration

3 years full-time or part-time equivalent

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Availability & Campus

JO ML BU OL
Full-time
Part-time
JO - Joondalup BU - South West ML - Mount Lawley OL - Online

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Entry requirements

ECU admission and English language requirements apply.

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Course code

K93

CRICOS code

052951M

Fees

International onshore - estimated 1st year indicative fee AUD $30,650

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Duration

3 years full-time

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Availability & Campus

JO ML BU OL
Full-time
Part-time
JO - Joondalup BU - South West ML - Mount Lawley OL - Online

See Course Details for further information.

Course Entry

Admission requirements you'll need to meet for this course.

Course Details

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Semester availability

Semester 1: Study full-time at Joondalup

Semester 1: Study part-time at Joondalup

Semester 2: Study full-time at Joondalup

Semester 2: Study part-time at Joondalup

Semester availability

Semester 1: Study full-time at Joondalup

Semester 2: Study full-time at Joondalup

Course Structure

Students are required to complete 16 Core Units. This will be supported by an 8-unit supplementary program, comprising of a Major, or a Minor plus Elective units, or two Minors, or 8 Elective units.

Year 1
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
SBL1600Business Identity and Protocols15
HOS2500Food Service Management15
TSM2111Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism15
MKT1600Marketing Principles & Practices15
HOS2325Managing the Service Experience15
HOS2110Food and Beverage Management15
Unit from Supplementary Programx 230
Year 2
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
HOS2220Rooms-Division Management15
TSM2202Introduction to Event Management15
TSM2105Tourism Planning and Development15
TSM3109Special Interest Tourism15
HOS3211Management of Hospitality Finance15
Unit from Supplementary Programx 230
Plus 1 unit from:
HOS3320 ^Hospitality Facilities Management15
TSM3104 ^Cruise Ship Tourism15
BUS3700 ^Business Study Tour15

Or an alternative unit with Course Coordinator approval.

Year 3
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
BUS3100Business Research Practices15
HOS3100Hospitality and Tourism Management15
TSM3107Ecotourism15
Unit from Supplementary Programx 460
Plus 1 unit from:
FBL3501 ^Business Practicum15
SBL3500 ^Integrated Business Application15

Note: Enrolment into FBL3501 or BUS3700 is by application only. Units are not offered every Semester.

**Internship Minor (MIBIOR) Selected students (by application only) may enrol concurrently in FBL3400 Business Internship 1 and FBL3500 Business Internship 2 in their Year 3 (Semester 1) section of the course. Students who enrol in the Internship Minor (FBL3400/FBL3500 = 60 credit points) will complete an elective unit instead of SBL3500 or FBL3501.

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Course notes

Important course notes

Course Learning Outcomes

  1. Access, analyse and critically evaluate relevant information to solve challenging business problems systematically.
  2. Apply broad and coherent knowledge to a range of business situations, incorporating international/global/cultural perspectives.
  3. Collaborate effectively in team settings to produce measurable outcomes.
  4. Communicate business knowledge, concepts and advice persuasively and clearly in both written and oral formats, using relevant technology.
  5. Generate creative ideas for business innovations that respond to opportunities and constant change.
  6. Reflect on feedback and critique ones own performance in order to identify and plan opportunities for development.
  7. Value professional behaviours and/or personal citizenship that reflect an appreciation of the interrelationship between business ethics and corporate social responsibility.

Fees and Scholarships

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AUD $11,000 *

* Commonwealth supported - estimated 1st year indicative fee

The 'Estimated 1st year indicative fee' is provided as a guide only, based on a typical enrolment of students undertaking the first year of this course. At ECU, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee, so the total cost of your course will vary, depending on what units you choose. An indicative fee will be provided with your course offer, however you can use our Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you’ll need to pay. ECU fees are adjusted annually.

AUD $30,650 *

* International onshore - estimated 1st year indicative fee

The 'Estimated 1st year indicative fee' is provided as a guide only, based on a typical enrolment of students undertaking the first year of this course. At ECU, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee, so the total cost of your course will vary, depending on what units you choose. An indicative fee will be provided with your course offer, however you can use our Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you’ll need to pay. ECU fees are adjusted annually.

Scholarships

ECU has a scholarship program that provides many opportunities each year to students undertaking studies here.

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Career Opportunities

Career opportunities for graduates exist within a range of hospitality and tourism businesses, including tour companies, travel agencies, cruise ships, visitor centres, theme park and visitor attraction sites, convention centres, events companies, hotels and resorts, restaurants, cafes and bars. Within these types of organisations, the role may involve managing aspects of tours and site visits, entertainment, conferences and events, food and beverage service, sales and marketing or hiring, training and supervising staff.

Possible future job titles

Tour Operator, Visitor Centre Manager, Theme Park Manager, Cruise Ship Supervisor, Eco-tourism Operator, Tour Guide, Tourist Attraction Manager, Retail Travel and Tour Operation Manager, Events Coordinator, Conference Coordinator

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