Students undertaking the Bachelor of Tourism and Hospitality Management will develop knowledge and critical analysis skills relevant to contemporary tourism and hospitality management. Areas of study include but are not limited to leadership, cross-cultural studies, analytical and technical competencies, problem- solving, and communication. The application of these competencies will be demonstrated through interactive and experiential learning activities, case studies and assessments.
Upon the successful completion of this program, you will be able to:
- Analyse how globalisation impacted the historical development of the tourism and hospitality industry.
- Apply analytical and quantitative skills to formulate business decisions related to tourism and hospitality management.
- Evaluate and apply leadership theory and practices to diverse management scenarios in the tourism and hospitality industry.
- Demonstrate reasoned judgement in the evaluation of ethical business practices in the tourism and hospitality industry.
- Reflect on performance management systems to identify and action strategies for the management of people within the tourism and hospitality industry.
- Communicate clearly and persuasively to negotiate, consult, and engage with clients, employees and other stakeholders within the tourism and hospitality industry
- Formulate innovative options and recommendations for sustainable business practices within the tourism and hospitality industry.
- Critically evaluate and apply risk management strategies, including counter terrorism strategies, within the international tourism and hospitality industry.
You will be prepared for many exciting careers in areas including:
- accommodation management (hotels, resorts, hostels)
- events, weddings and banquet management
- food and beverage
- guest relations and communications
- marketing and sales
- operations management/planning
- recreation and sports
- special-interest tourism
- tour and travel agencies
- tourism planning and promotion