Bachelor of Tourism and Hospitality Management

Bachelor of Tourism and Hospitality Management

Study load
Full time
Program code


3 years
Application deadlines

23 Feb 2024
14 Jun 2024
11 Oct 2024

Feb or Mar, Jun or Jul, Oct
RMIT Saigon South
Program code
Application deadlines


This program is the perfect destination for those who have the desire to excel, a passion for meeting new people, willingness to explore new places, and wish to provide exceptional customer service. Our program is designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge necessary to pursue senior managerial roles in national and international organisations within the dynamic and growing tourism and hospitality industries.

Tailored to provide a comprehensive understanding of the history and evolution of the international tourism and hospitality industries, RMIT makes sure to focus on the Vietnamese context through localised content and practical experience. As a graduate, you will possess the analytical skills required to define, identify, and evaluate the challenges and opportunities facing this industry, both today and in the future.

With an international outlook, international accreditation and adherence to international standards, our program provides a unique learning experience that balances academic rigour with practical application.


Program structure

The structure displayed shows the advised program structure and progression. 

*University elective: Students can choose from elective courses offered across the university in any other program.

**Business option / minor course: Students can use four electives to form a minor of their choice (each minor consists of four courses within one discipline). List of minors to choose from:

  • Blockchain Enabled Business (not yet available in Hanoi)
  • Business and Technology (on offer in Hanoi from October 2024)
  • Cybersecurity (not yet available in Hanoi)
  • Digital Marketing
  • Economics
  • Entrepreneurship (on offer in Hanoi from October 2024)
  • Finance
  • Global Business
  • Logistics and Supply Chain
  • Management and Change
  • People and Organisation
  • Default 

Professional recognition

This program is certified by the Institute of Hospitality in the United Kingdom (IH) and a member of the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA). 

Learning, teaching and assessment

  • Teaching methods include face-to-face delivery, tutorials, classes, workshops and industry seminars. Students will undertake team learning activities and projects - projects require students to effectively communicate outcomes across all communication modes (speaking, listening, writing, drawing and presenting) to a range of audiences
  • Examples of assessments may take the following forms:
    • Examinations
    • Assignments and projects: individually or in groups 
    • Reflective journals
    • Assessed tutorials: a form of in-class test, which may be done individually or as a team
    • Self-assessment and peer-assessment
  • Industry partners are a key component of the program, and you will have access to professional mentors, guest speakers, and internship opportunities

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:

  1. Analyse how globalisation impacted the historical development of the tourism and hospitality industry. 
  2. Apply analytical and quantitative skills to formulate business decisions related to tourism and hospitality management.
  3. Evaluate and apply leadership theory and practices to diverse management scenarios in the tourism and hospitality industry.  
  4. Demonstrate reasoned judgement in the evaluation of ethical business practices in the tourism and hospitality industry.
  5. Reflect on performance management systems to identify and action strategies for the management of people within the tourism and hospitality industry.
  6. Communicate clearly and persuasively to negotiate, consult, and engage with clients, employees and other stakeholders within the tourism and hospitality industry
  7. Formulate innovative options and recommendations for sustainable business practices within the tourism and hospitality industry.
  8. Critically evaluate and apply risk management strategies, including counter terrorism strategies, within the international tourism and hospitality industry.

RMIT provides world-class blended learning with both face-to-face and online experiences in a global network, a supportive community, and real-world skills.


You will be prepared to pursue exciting careers in areas including: 

  • Accommodation management (hotels, resorts, hostels) 
  • Events, weddings and banquet management 
  • Food and beverage management
  • Guest relations and communications 
  • Hospitality revenue management 
  • Marketing and sales 
  • Operations management/planning
  • Recreation and sports
  • Special-interest tourism
  • Tour and travel agencies
  • Tourism planning and development organisations
  • Tourism and hospitality research, data analytics and strategies planning
  • Transportation services

Further studies

When you successfully complete this program, you may be eligible for entry into an RMIT honours or postgraduate program in Vietnam and Australia.


Payments can be made each semester, on a course-by-course basis.

Fee program

Annual tuition fee 

(based on full time study load - 8 courses)

Whole program fee

(24 courses - 288 credits)


13,970 USD (indicative USD fee) ~ 334,570,000 VND  41,909 USD (indicative USD fee) ~ 1,003,709,000 VND 


  1. The duration of programs is flexible and can be adapted on an individual basis upon enrolment.
  2. Program fees are priced and invoiced in Vietnam Dong (VND).
  3. Payment in other currencies will be converted to VND at the exchange rate on that day. Bank transfer is the preferred method of payment.
  4. The fees in USD are ONLY applicable to those international students who arrange for payment from overseas, as per Circular No. 32/2013/TT-NHNN.
  5. Tuition fees and medical insurance fees are subject to change without notice.

Entry requirements

Academic requirements

  • Vietnamese Upper Secondary School (High School) Graduation Diploma with a minimum GPA of 7.0/10.0 for Grade 12 (For other international qualifications please view entry requirements by country​

Academic pathway

English requirements

Successfully complete RMIT Vietnam English Advanced, or complete one of the following English proficiency tests:

  • IELTS (Academic) 6.5 (no band below 6.0)
  • TOEFL iBT 79 (with minimum score of 13 in Reading, 12 in Listening, 18 in Speaking and 21 in Writing)
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic) 58 (no communication band below 50)
  • C1 Advanced (formerly known as Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE)) or C2 Proficiency (formerly known as Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE)) 176 (no less than 169 in any component)

For other recognised English results, please view English equivalency requirements.


Previous study and proficiency tests are recognised for two years from the completion date or test date to the program commencement date unless stated otherwise.

Where you have achieved more than one form of English language proficiency only the most relevant achievement will be considered in the admission decision.

Please contact the RMIT Vietnam Student Recruitment team for more information.

English Pathways

Don't meet the English language test scores? Successfully complete English for University for entry into this program. 

Credit transfer

Come from a partner institution? RMIT has pathway arrangements with many partner institutions around the world. If your institution has a pathway arrangement with RMIT, you may be able to receive credit and reduce the time it will take to complete your preferred RMIT program. 

Find out if your institution has a pathway arrangement with RMIT.

If you have qualifications from an institution that is not an RMIT partner, credit into your RMIT program will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.

Please contact the RMIT Vietnam Student Recruitment team for more information.

Sorry, this program is not available for international students intending to study on a student visa.

If you hold a different visa type, you may be eligible. Please contact Study@RMIT for more information.