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Tourism and Event Management, Bachelor

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #274 (QS) , | Online
This highly regarded Tourism and Event Management degree from University of South Australia has been awarded the South Australian Tourism Award for Education and Training, and admitted to the SA Tourism Hall of Fame.

About

Degree overview

  • Study at the No.1 Business School in South Australia for graduate careers.
  • Enjoy a fast-paced career in travel, tourism, hospitality or events.
  • This Tourism and Event Management degree from University of South Australia helps you learn effective problem-solving skills, strategic thinking and communication.
  • Focus on areas such as festivals and events, event marketing, tourism and policy planning, and international conventions.
  • Fast-track your studies and complete an undergraduate degree and masters degree in just four years with our 3+1 Pathway to Masters package.
  • Attend, critique and help to run events as part of your studies.
  • Awarded the South Australian Tourism Award for Education and Training, and admitted to the SA Tourism Hall of Fame.
  • Join a business school ranked 25th in the world for Tourism Management.
  • The University of South Australia Business School is in the top one per cent worldwide and has been awarded an overall five stars for excellence in the QS Stars Ratings 2019.

Career outcomes

Your career

As the No.1 Business School in South Australia for graduate careers, our quality teaching and experiences beyond the classroom will ensure you graduate career-ready.

Between now and 2020, employment in tourism and event management in Australia is expected to grow. The availability of roles is expected to increase by:

  • 2,200 jobs for conference and event organisers (or 9.5 per cent)
  • 17,300 jobs for accommodation and hospitality managers (or 14.3 per cent)
  • 15,600 jobs for cafe and restaurant managers (or 21.4 per cent)2

Careers to consider:

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Hotel manager: overseeing daily hotel operations; planning and supervising staff activities; ensuring the smooth and profitable running of business; strategic planning and reporting; communicating effectively with employees, customers and suppliers
  • Strategic partnerships manager: strengthening existing relationships; developing new partnerships; using strategic thinking to identify collaboration opportunities that benefit both parties
  • Tourism development manager: conceptualising and implementing strategic plans to help drive tourism; engaging with community stakeholders to align development goals
  • Tourism experience planner: representing a particular community or destination develop enriching, meaningful experiences for visitors
  • Tourism policy planner: developing policy and research papers, major industry reports, submissions and responses; engaging with stakeholders such as industry and the general public and maintaining these networks; monitoring and reporting; developing government or stakeholder relations strategies

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • If you require a student visa, you will need to allow additional time to apply for a student visa.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Understanding Travel and Tourism 
  • Foundations of Event Management 
  • Career Development for Professionals 
  • Accounting for Business 
  • Marketing principles: Trading and Exchange 
  • Quantitative Methods for Business 

English Language Requirements

  • 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.

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  • Minimum required score:

    60

    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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • 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. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    50

    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: 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

Studyportals Tip: Students should consider taking one of the Pre-Bachelor's below. these courses will be necessary if:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Tuition Fee

  • International

    32600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32600 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

  • Domestic Students: Commonwealth Supported

Living costs for Adelaide

  • 1328 - 2480 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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