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Edith Cowan University (ECU)

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Bachelor of Hospitality and Tourism Management

  • Bachelor

This degree will equip you for a career in the hospitality and tourism management sector - one of the fastest growing and high demand industries around the world.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor
Duration
3 years full-time, 6 years part-time
Course Code
K93, 052951M
Domestic Fees
$16,350 per year / $49,050 total
International Fees
$35,550 per year / $106,650 total

About this course

This degree will equip you for a career in the hospitality and tourism management sector - one of the fastest growing and high demand industries around the world.

You'll gain an understanding of food and beverage management, sustainable tourism development, managing the service experience, business identity and protocols, the business environment, and event management. You can further specialise your degree with marketing, human resource management, international business or events management.

This course will expose you to industry standard technology and you'll develop international and cultural perspectives. You'll graduate with the essential skills to succeed in middle and senior levels in hospitality and tourism management.

Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) level

This course has been accredited by ECU as an AQF Level 7 Bachelor Degree Award.

Entry requirements

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

  • All applicants must meet the academic admission requirements for this course. The indicative or guaranteed ATAR is as published (where applicable) or academic admission requirements may be satisfied through completion of one of the following:

    • AQF Cert IV;
    • Successfully completed 0.25 EFTSL of study at bachelor level or higher at an Australian higher education provider (or equivalent);
    • Undergraduate Certificate;
    • Special Tertiary Admissions Test;*
    • University Preparation Course;*
    • Indigenous University Orientation Course;*
    • Aboriginal University Readiness Assessment; or*
    • Experience Based Entry Scheme.*

    * Further information can be found on the Study course entry page.

    For international students, requirements include your secondary school results.

  • English competency requirements may be satisfied through completion of one of the following:

    • Year 12 English ATAR/English Literature ATAR grade C or better or equivalent;
    • Special Tertiary Admissions Test;*
    • IELTS Academic Overall band minimum score of 6.0 (no individual band less than 6.0);
    • Successfully completed 1.0 EFTSL of study at bachelor level or higher in the UK, Ireland, USA, NZ or Canada;
    • University Preparation Course;
    • Indigenous University Orientation Course;*
    • Aboriginal University Readiness Assessment;*
    • AQF Diploma, Advanced Diploma or Associate Degree;
    • Successfully completed 0.375 EFTSL of study at bachelor level or higher at an Australian higher education provider (or equivalent); or
    • Other tests, courses or programs defined on the English Proficiency Bands page.

    * Further information can be found on the Study course entry page.

Study locations

Joondalup

What you will learn

  1. Apply broad and coherent knowledge to a range of business situations, incorporating international/global/cultural perspectives.
  2. Access, analyse and critically evaluate relevant information to solve challenging business problems systematically.
  3. Communicate business knowledge, concepts and advice persuasively and clearly in both written and oral formats, using relevant technology.
  4. Collaborate effectively in team settings to produce measurable outcomes.
  5. Generate creative ideas for business innovations that respond to opportunities and constant change.
  6. Reflect on feedback and critique one's 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.
  1. Apply broad and coherent knowledge to a range of business situations, incorporating international/global/cultural perspectives.
  2. Access, analyse and critically evaluate relevant information to solve challenging business problems systematically.
  3. Communicate business knowledge, concepts and advice persuasively and clearly in both written and oral formats, using relevant technology.
  4. Collaborate effectively in team settings to produce measurable outcomes.
  5. Generate creative ideas for business innovations that respond to opportunities and constant change.
  6. Reflect on feedback and critique one's 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.

Career pathways

There are career opportunities within a diverse range of global hospitality and tourism businesses including hotels, resorts, tour companies, travel agencies, visitor centres, theme parks, visitor attraction sites, convention centres, events companies, restaurants, and cafs and bars. Graduates may be involved in the operations and management of accommodation provision and servicing, food and beverage services (including in restaurants, cafs and bars), entertainment, gaming, conferences, events and banquets, tourism operations, visitor services, sales and marketing, and the hiring, training and supervising of staff.

Possible future job titles

Hotel Manager, Resort Manager, Food and Beverage Manager, Front Office Manager, Hotel Sales Manager, Tour Operator, Visitor Centre Manager, Theme Park Manager, Eco-tourism Operator

Similar courses to consider
  • Bachelor of Commerce
    The Bachelor of Commerce (Tourism & Hospitality Management and International Hotel and Resort Management major) is also available in this discipline.

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Business & Management courses at Edith Cowan University (ECU).
84.5%
Overall satisfaction
86.4%
Skill scale
72.1%
Teaching scale
64.5%
Employed full-time
$57.4k
Average salary