Bachelor of Business (Tourism)

Brisbane, Sydney (Haymarket & Olympic Park) or Online

Got the travel bug and keen to share that enthusiasm with others? Take-off with a top job in travel and tourism with our degree. Martin Higher Education's Bachelor of Business (Tourism) course will prepare you for work in this vibrant sector by giving you the core skills in tourism management, as well as a broad range of business, management, accounting and marketing skills. You could find yourself operating tours, working in the marketing offices of tourism, working for airlines or resorts, or even establish your own business in the industry. The world is, literally, your oyster.

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Potential Careers

The Bachelor of Business (Tourism) will put you pole position to take advantage of growing opportunities in the tourism industry. You could find employment across a range of organisations including tour operators, airlines, cruise industry, offices of tourism and car rental companies. Some job titles include:

  • Tourism Manager
  • Tourism Research Officer
  • Tourism Marketing Officer
  • Cultural Tourism Manager
  • Events Coordinator/Manager
  • Ecotourism Project Manager
  • Hotel Manager
  • Public Relations Officer
  • Ecotourism Guide
  • Cultural Tourism Liaison Officer
  • Regional Tourism Coordinator

Study a Bachelor of Business (Tourism) Online or On-Campus

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Fit your study schedule around your life, and study online with tutor support. 

Multiple start dates for on-campus study in Brisbane and Sydney.

Each trimester at Martin Higher Education runs for 14 weeks, allowing you to get into your dream career even faster. Learn more about our On-Campus Study here.

Course Features

  • FEE-HELP available (What's this)
  • Studying with us mean you'll switch seamlessly from your diploma course to this degree
  • Our feature-rich online learning system offers support and learning materials
  • This degree offers a full academic preparation and a practical focus on your future career

Course at a glance

Next Intake

Online 24 July 2017 or 20 November 2017
Sydney (Haymarket Campus)
24 July 2017 or 20 November 2017
Brisbane (Fortitude Valley Campus)
24 July 2017 or 20 November 2017


14 weeks per trimester

  • 3 years: 8 units per year
  • Part-time options available (up to 6 years)


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Entry Requirements

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Level 100

  • Introduction to Management
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Information Management Systems
  • Introduction to Business Law
  • Introduction to Accounting
  • Effective Business Communication
  • Introduction to HRM
  • Economics for Business

Level 200

  • Introduction to Travel and Tourism
  • Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Tourism Management and Development
  • Level 200 Elective
    (selected from across all BBusiness streams)
  • Travel and Tourism Operations
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Understanding and Using Research
  • Level 200 Elective
    (selected from across all BBusiness streams)

Level 300

  • Strategic Management
  • Environmental/Sustainable Practice
  • Sports and Special Event Tourism
  • Level 300 elective
    (selected from across all BBusiness streams)
  • Regional Tourism
  • Tourism Policy and Strategy
  • Professional Industry Engagement
  • Level 300 Elective
    (selected from across all BBusiness streams)

Did you know?

  • Already studied? You may be eligible for advanced standing towards a degree with Martin Higher Education
  • You can gain work experience while studying at Martin Higher Education. 

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