MJRU-TRHOS v.1 Tourism and Hospitality Major (BCom)
This major/stream is part of a larger course. Information is specific to the major/stream, please refer to the course for more information.
This is a rapidly growing area which offers a variety of career paths. By introducing students to a range of managerial principles as well as their applications in the tourism and hospitality sector, this major provides students with the relevant knowledge and skills to become effective managers in these closely related sectors within Australia and overseas. Students will for instance study contemporary issues in international tourism; discuss the sustainable management of tourism and hospitality in theory and practice; learn about the wider impacts of tourism and hospitality upon the local and global economy; and, also the role of marketing in these sectors.
Major/Stream Entry and Completion Details
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Major/Stream Learning Outcomes
A graduate of this course can:
1. identify key theoretical principles and practical underpinnings of tourism and hospitality management, and apply these from a conceptual and practical approach to industry and business.
2. critically examine tourism and hospitality management issues, trends and situations, and formulate creative and innovative propositions to manage challenges faced by the industry.
3. access, evaluate and synthesise information from multiple sources to compare and discriminate between ideas relevant to the many dimensions of tourism and hospitality management and relate this knowledge to a particular problem setting.
4. employ appropriate communication methods to the tourism and hospitality management disciplines for various audiences and contexts.
5. use and apply technologies, recognizing their advantages and limitations when applied to tourism and hospitality management.
6. show responsibility for self-learning by demonstrating initiative in finding new information and conducting active participation in a variety of learning experiences.
7. assess globally then appraise management of tourism and hospitality issues from a variety of perspectives.
8. actively support the value of cultural diversity in improving business and professional practice when preparing to work within the tourism and hospitality industry.
9. demonstrate leadership, ethical practices and professional integrity when preparing to work within a team and independently within the tourism and hospitality industry.
Duration and Availability
This major is available to international students studying in Australia on a study visa.
|Year 1 Semester 2|
|MGMT2010||v.1||Sustainable Tourism Management||3.0||25.0|
|Year 2 Semester 1|
|HOSP2000||v.1||Hospitality Industry Management||3.0||25.0|
|Year 2 Semester 2|
|MGMT2003||v.1||Sustainable Event Development||3.0||25.0|
|TOUR3000||v.1||Managing Tourism Destinations||3.0||25.0|
|Year 3 Semester 1|
|MGMT3019||v.1||Contemporary Issues in Tourism Management||3.0||25.0|
|Year 3 Semester 2|
|MGMT3020||v.1||Dynamics of Hospitality Industry Management||3.0||25.0|
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