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Commerce - Tourism and Hospitality Management, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #651 (QS) Joondalup, Australia
Commerce - Tourism and Hospitality Management offered at Edith Cowan University major provides students with the industry-focused theoretical knowledge and skills to succeed.tudents also choose specialised electives such as event management and cruise ship tourism to suit their needs and interests.
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Commerce - Tourism and Hospitality Management offered at Edith Cowan University major equips students with the knowledge and practical skills needed to function as business professionals and industry leaders in contemporary tourism or hospitality organisations.  The content delivered in the major covers key aspects required for managing diverse tourism and hospitality businesses including marketing, planning and development, ecotourism, special interest tourism and strategic management.

Learning Outcomes

  • Collaborate in team settings to produce measurable outcomes and evaluate team processes in a business environment.
  • Communicate and convey tourism knowledge, advice and ideas clearly in both written and oral formats, using relevant levels of technology and transliteracy proficiency.
  • Demonstrate in depth, broad and coherent knowledge of the theories, underlying principles, concepts and techniques in tourism and hospitality management as a basis for independent lifelong learning.
  • Demonstrate initiative and judgement to identify, plan, make decisions and solve tourism and hospitality management problems.
  • Exercise critical thinking and judgement to recommend appropriate solutions to solve unpredictable and sometimes complex tourism and hospitality management problems and issues using social, ethical, legal, economic, regulatory and global perspectives.
  • Obtain, analyse and interpret tourism and hospitality management information applying an international perspective to create, manage or adapt innovative ideas, concepts and techniques.
  • Reflect on and evaluate personal practices and performance feedback to identify opportunities for learning in the context of employment and life.
  • Review, analyse and synthesise theoretical and applied technical knowledge of the fundamentals of the tourism and hospitality industries including, planning, visitor management, marketing, research methods and niche tourism.

Possible future job titles

Tour Operator, Visitor Centre Manager, Theme Park Manager, Resort Manager, Cruise Ship Supervisor, Eco-tourism Operator, Tour Guide, Tourist Attraction Manager

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Marketing Principles & Practices 
  • Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism 
  • Tourism Planning and Development 
  • Ecotourism 
  • Special Interest Tourism 
  • Hospitality and Tourism Management 
  • Introduction to Event Management 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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.

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    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:


    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.

  • Minimum required score:


    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

CRICOS code: 094285D

  • Meet the minimum score for STAT Written English or successfully completed ATAR English, ATAR Literature, ATAR EALD or equivalent.
  • If you've successfully completed units at an Australian, Canadian, American or UK university provider, you may meet English competency standards. Submit your academic transcript for assessment.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Joondalup

  • 1400 - 2500 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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