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Business and Commerce (Tourism and Events Management), BBusCom

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    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #701 (QS) Springfield Central, Australia| Online
With the Business and Commerce (Tourism and Events Management) program at the University of Southern Queensland you’ll gain the expertise to work in the tourism industry anywhere in the world with specialist knowledge in sustainable tourism and cultural tourism. Pair that with Events Management, and you will have the skills and expertise to manage festivals and events for the tourism industry.
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Overview

Tourism and events are becoming intrinsically linked. With events such as music festivals, cultural celebrations, sporting events attracting millions of tourists each year, it is a great time to be a professional with training in both these areas.

Through USQ’s joint delivery dual award program, you will graduate from your degree with two qualifications – a Diploma of Events from TAFE and a Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Tourism and Events Management).

You will first complete a Diploma of Events at TAFE or an equivalent accredited body, and then apply directly to USQ to complete your Bachelor of Business and Commerce courses. 

You will also need to apply to have your studies assessed for credit towards the Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Tourism and Events Management.

Career outcomes

As a graduate from the Business and Commerce (Tourism and Events Management) program at the University of Southern Queensland, your career opportunities will include ecotourism project manager, tourism researcher, tourism marketing manager, events coordinator, ecotourism guide, cultural tourism liaison officer, recreation officer, regional tourism coordinator or owner/manager of a tourism product or facility.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    Part-time
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description

      part-time equivalent

  • Credits
    24 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Tourism Management 
    • Destination and Experience Marketing 
    • Marketing Communications 
    • Digital Marketing and Branding 
    • Ecotourism 
    • Cultural Tourism 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

CRICOS: 092182E

To be eligible for admission, applicants must satisfy the following requirements:

  • Have achieved a minimum Overall Position (OP) 16, tertiary entrance rank 64 or equivalent qualification.
  • Subject Pre-requisite: English (4, SA) or equivalent.
Applicants are advised to also address the following:
  • Assumed Knowledge expectations: Mathematics A (4, SA) or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25600 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    21040 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21040 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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  • Commonwealth supported: AUD 11155
  • International Online: AUD 22640

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