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Introduction to Hospitality & tourism

Play a starring role in forging memories for others. Tourism and hospitality can prove a richly rewarding career. And with a glut of opportunities available both at home and abroad, a degree in this field is your passport to a profession with perks. 

Whether you're looking to land a top role with an international hotel chain, take ownership of a budding restaurant empire’s portfolio, or manage front of house at a cultural institute, the skills you’ll learn as a tourism and hospitality student will take you there. 

Through us you can find a wide range of hospitality courses online to suit your needs, wherever you might be on your professional journey. Use the tools on this page to compare your options with different universities and make sure that you’re choosing the right path. Our team of student advisors is on-hand to guide you through the options available, enabling you to find the very best match for your career aspirations. 

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Online hospitality & tourism subjects and short courses

University of Tasmania


Designing Events

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No ATAR required. Start with a subject.

Starts 22 Jul 2024

Griffith University


Sport Event and Facility Planning

100% online

No ATAR required. Start with a subject.

University of Tasmania


The Business of Leisure

100% online

No ATAR required. Start with a subject.

University of Tasmania


Managing Events

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No ATAR required. Start with a subject.

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Online hospitality & tourism degrees

Torrens University Australia

For a dynamic hospitality and tourism career

100% online

1 year full time or part time equivalent

University of the Sunshine Coast


Bachelor of Business

A business degree with industry experience

100% online

3 years full time or part time equivalent

Southern Cross University


Diploma of Business

Take a specialised pathway into the world of business

100% online

1 year full time or part time equivalent

Edith Cowan University


Bachelor of Commerce

Combine essential business skills with a commerce specialisation

Online & on-campus

3 years full time or part time equivalent

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Discover 46 ways to study hospitality & tourism with leading Australian universities.

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