The Tourism and Event Management programme at the University of South Australia 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
- the international business environment
You can also gain valuable insight and career skills while you study, with internships in industry and exciting career-focused electives. Electives to choose from include 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.
Our quality teaching and experiences beyond the classroom will ensure you graduate career ready.
Careers to consider:
- Attractions coordinator: conducting daily safety audits; enhancing guest experiences; providing leadership and direction to members in operations; promoting teamwork, and assisting teams in meeting quality and quantity standards
- Business development manager: working to improve an organisation’s market position and financial growth; defining strategic goals, building customer relationships, identifying business opportunities, implementing marketing initiatives
- Community development officer: maximising the use of local facilities through the development of programs, creating partnerships, and working with the community; developing initiatives for local residents to improve wellbeing and enhance quality of life
- Destination marketing manager: leading the development, implementation, and evaluation of marketing campaigns to drive bookings of experiences and events; managing paid and organic digital marketing channels; collaborating with designers to produce creative materials; effectively managing all CRM campaigns to promote packages to new and existing tourism partners
- Economic development officer: researching and monitoring the economic environment to identify and pursue investment attraction opportunities; forming strategic alliances and partnerships in order to strengthen the economy
- Event manager or coordinator: using strong organisational and project management skills to deliver successful, cost-effective events; managing staff and suppliers; booking venues, facilities and equipment; marketing and promotion; analysis and reporting on event performance
- Event sponsorship manager: coordinating sponsorship solicitation and fundraising efforts; meeting stakeholder needs; managing renewals and negotiations; overseeing communication with sponsors, aligning business and market needs; overseeing sponsorship strategies
- Events and exhibitions coordinator: project managing and coordinating collection changeovers and exhibitions at arts organisations; managing contractors and budgets; collaborating with designers and liaising with artists
- Festival organiser: logistical planning, organisation and execution of events; using creative ideas to promote festivals; ensuring budgetary considerations are fulfilled
- Management and Organisation
- Service Management in Tourism, Events and Hospitality
- Business Intelligence
- Entrepreneurship for Social and Market Impact
- Experiential Product Design for Tourism, Events and Hospitality
- Strategies for Events and Conventions
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
- StartingApply anytime.
- There is no closing date for submitting your application however the admissions process takes between one and three weeks.
DisciplinesEvent Management Tourism & Leisure View 33 other Bachelors in Tourism & Leisure in Australia
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
CRICOS CODE: 081139K
- Meet any prerequisite requirements with a minimum grade of C- or equivalent
- 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
International32600 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 32600 AUD per year during 36 months.
- Domestic Students: Commonwealth Supported
Living costs for Adelaide
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
Updated in the last 9 months
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