Associate Degree of Business (Tourism)

Brisbane, Sydney or Online

As one of the fastest growing and largest economic sectors in the world, tourism offers a wide range of domestic and international opportunities. This two year course will give you a solid understanding of the travel and tourism industry, operations, management and development. The skills you gain from this course will prepare you for an exciting careers in this sector.

In addition, you will gain a broad knowledge in the theories, concepts and principles for a range of business-related disciplines including accounting, human resources management, economics, business management, and marketing.


Potential Careers

Graduates with this business qualification will have a wide range of career opportunities to choose from. Below are some career paths that you may consider pursuing.

  • Visitor attractions
  • Travel marketing
  • Destination marketing
  • Tour venues and operators
  • Hotel and casino operations & management
  • Sustainable tourism
  • Event tourism
  • Regional tourism
  • Tourism authorities
  • Retail travel
  • Leisure facilities
  • Airlines and cruise ships
  • Transport providers

Study an Associate Degree of Business (Tourism) Online or On-Campus

study online learning

Fit your study schedule around your life, and study online with lecturer support. Learn more about our Online Learning.

For face-to-face learning study on campus in Brisbane or Sydney. Learn more about our On-Campus Study.

Course Features

  • FEE-HELP available (What's this)
  • 2 year course (full time)
  • Direct entry available for eligible domestic students
  • Multiple start dates for on-campus or online study – March & July
  • Each semester runs for 15 weeks
  • Our online learning system offers learning materials, support and communication with lecturers and other students.
  • Small on campus class sizes enable personalised learning from lecturers
  • If you don't meet the entry requirements, start with a diploma for a seamless transition to an associate degree with Martin Higher Education

Course at a glance

Next Intake

Online 5 March 2018
Sydney (Haymarket Campus) 5 March 2018
Brisbane (Fortitude Valley Campus)
5 March 2018

This degree is available for domestic students only


15 weeks per semester

  • 2 years: 8 units per year
  • Part-time options available (up to 4 years)


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Entry Requirements

This course is available for eligible domestic students – find out more

Did you know?

  • Already studied? You may be eligible for advanced standing towards a degree with Martin Higher Education
  • This qualification provides a pathway to Martin Higher Education’s Bachelor of Business degrees
  • If you're unsure about what course to study or what career opportunities are available, ask us a question anytime online and a student advisor will get in touch with you. Contact us