Bachelor of Business (Tourism)

Brisbane, Sydney or Online

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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.


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


15 weeks per semester

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


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Entry Requirements

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Graduate Attributes

Graduates of the Bachelor of Business (Tourism) degree will have:

  • A broad and coherent knowledge of the theories, concepts, and principles of a range of business-related fields and disciplines including accounting, human resources management, economics, management, finance, and tourism management
  • A broad and demonstrated knowledge and awareness of business practice and tourism industry standards and expectations
  • Knowledge of contemporary business and tourism industry ethics, codes of practice, and corporate governance standards
  • Cognitive skills to undertake basic business and tourism industry research and to analyse and evaluate new information, concepts and evidence from a range of business and tourism industry, and academic sources
  • Cognitive and technical skills to facilitate problem solving and critical thinking in business or tourism environments, and to present reasoned arguments and analysis of key business, tourism, and technical data
  • Communication skills to facilitate working effectively with people and teams and to present clear and coherent information in recognized and expected business, professional, and academic formats

Graduates of the Bachelor of Business (Tourism) degree will demonstrate the application of knowledge and skills:

  • Through the resolution of problems; the practice of technical functions, for instance, in accounting and economics; the application of initiative and innovation; and effective planning and decision making within a business and tourism environment
  • Through the identification, implementation, and evaluation of innovative professional, business, and tourism industry practice
  • With responsibility and accountability for their own learning and professional practice and ethical standards, and in collaboration with others within a business or tourism industry environment

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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