Bachelor of Business (Tourism, Event and Hospitality Management)
Your ticket to a global business career
Gain essential business knowledge plus interconnected specialist skills. Study online, make industry connections, and gain real-world experience. Specialised topics include event management, hospitality operations, and digital technologies in tourism.
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What you'll learn
UniSA Online’s Bachelor of Business (Tourism, Event and Hospitality Management) brings together three interconnected areas of study, equipping you with a diverse range of skills for a career in an ever-growing global landscape.
You’ll gain a solid understanding of core business and management skills across economics, accounting, marketing and strategic thinking, complemented by specialised topics such as event design and planning, destination management and hospitality.
Cement your learning with an industry-based research project, allowing you to build valuable connections and gain real-life practical experience.
A degree in tourism, event and hospitality management provides you with the platform to launch an exciting career with a diverse range of opportunities. The skills you gain could take you around the world, managing major events and promoting tourism experiences, or elevate your hospitality and business development career.
Careers to consider include:
• Event manager
• Destination marketing manager
• Tourism and hospitality business owner
• Conference coordinator
• Business development manager
• Tourism development officer
Successfully completed equivalent to a minimum of half a year of full-time study of a higher education program at a recognised higher education provider
Completed a secondary education qualification equivalent to SACE, such as an interstate year 12 international qualification with a competitive selection rank (ATAR)
Completed an award from a registered training organisation at Certificate IV level or above
Work and Life
- Passed a UniSA Online literacy and numeracy test and have relevant work experience;
- Completed a UniSA Foundation Studies program or equivalent; or
- Qualified for Special Entry.
Credit for previous study or work
If you have previous work experience, or have studied before, you could fast-track your studies by reducing the time it takes to complete your degree.
Study Tourism, Event and Hospitality On Demand with UniSA Online and take full control over your study. Access support seven days a week, plan your study to fit around your life, view learning resources 24/7, and log into the interactive online environment anywhere, any time and on any device.
In this 100% online degree, you’ll gain a solid grounding of essential business knowledge along with a range of specialist skills including event management strategy, designing experiences and products, hospitality management, and food, wine and festivals. Explore contemporary and career-relevant topics such as sustainable destination management, digital innovation in tourism and events, and the impact of tourism on Indigenous people and communities.
Designed and delivered by academics with a wealth of industry experience, you’ll graduate with the critical business, communication and analytical skills for a career that could take you anywhere.
Degree structure details
Recommended Study Pattern
- UO Fundamentals of Global Tourism & Hospitality
- UO Marketing Principles: Trading and Exchange
- UO Foundations of Event Management
- UO Accounting for Business
- UO Career Development in Business
- UO Principles of Economics
- UO Business and Society OR Elective
- UO Managing Hospitality Operations
- UO Management and Organisation
- UO Business Intelligence
- UO Experiential Product Design for Tourism, Events and Hospitality
- UO Entrepreneurship for Social and Market Impact
- UO Business Law
- UO Eventful Cities and Event Leveraging
- UO Digital Technologies in Tourism, Events and Hospitality
- UO International Business Environments
- UO Business Practicum OR Elective
- UO Sustainable Tourism Destination Management
- UO Tourism, Events and Hospitality Industry Research Project
- UO Strategic Management
Students must complete 24 subjects including 5 electives.