Diploma of Business (Tourism Management)
Build a qualification that can take you around the world
Develop an understanding of the business of tourism. You’ll gain key skills in marketing, communication, and management. Explore the tourist experience. Membership to Pacific Asia Travel Association means your course has a sustainable focus.
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At Torrens University Australia you can tailor your study to suit your lifestyle. Thanks to their innovative digital learning system you’ll gain the ultimate in flexibility, and still receive personalised guidance from academics and access to work placement, mentorship and internship opportunities. Online you can attend live classes or view recorded sessions, connect with lecturers and fellow students, and access content on-demand 24/7.
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As one of Australia’s fastest growing universities, we take a progressive approach to learning. Our courses are co-designed, developed and delivered with industry, giving you confidence that you’ll graduate job-ready.
During this course you will:
- Develop an understanding of tourism industry business principles.
- Build leadership and management qualities.
- Understand important principles around places, culture and destination management.
- Gain knowledge in customer experience management.
As a graduate of the Diploma of Business in Tourism Management you are able to set yourself on a path for success in the tourism industry, gaining access to a global network of opportunities and contacts.Potential career paths include:
- Travel Agent/Consultant
- Regional Tourism Manager
- Tour Manager
- Guest Relations Manager
- Destination Manager
Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA)
We are an Educational Institution member of Pacific Asia Travel Association, so your education has a sustainable focus.
Torrens University Australia offers flexible entry options and study pathways, whether you’re finishing school, pursuing career progression or looking for a change.
Entry requirements for this course includes:
- Successful completion of a Higher Education qualification.
- Year 12 (Australian secondary school certificate) or equivalent.
- Vocational qualification (AQF Level 4), or above.
English Proficiency Requirements
Standard English language requirements apply.
Visit our admissions centre for more information: https://www.torrens.edu.au/how-to-apply/admissions-criteria
Don’t meet the entry requirements? We have numerous pathway programs to get you started. Contact our Future Student Advisors to learn about alternative entry options.
Torrens University offers pathway opportunities to further your learning.
If you have already completed a qualification you may be able to credit this against a degree with Torrens University, even if it’s from another institution. This is called Recognition of Prior Learning.
Under Torrens University's Recognition of Prior Learning policy, you may be eligible for a reduction in tuition costs if you have previous study and/or work experience.
Our Future Student Advisors will happily walk you through the application process.
This course develops a foundation of business subjects that address the skills and knowledge needed for a career in the tourism industry. It teaches you about the importance of the tourist experience and how it impacts the economy domestically and internationally. Successful completion will enable you to continue into the second year of the Bachelor of Business (Tourism Management).
Tailor your study to your lifestyle thanks to our innovative digital learning system, accessible from anywhere with 24/7 personalised support. With all your course materials online, and the option to study full or part time, on-campus, online or a blend of both it's all about flexibility.
Course duration: 2 trimesters accelerated, 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
Recommended Study Pattern
The course structure comprises 4 common business core subjects, 3 specialised tourism subjects and 1 elective subjects over level 100 as follows: Level 100: 4 common core subjects, 3 specialised subjects, and 1 elective.
Students must complete a minimum of 80 credit points at level 100.
To be awarded the Diploma of Business (Tourism Management) students must complete 80 credit points over 8 subjects. Each subject has a value of 10 credit points.