Bachelor of Business (Tourism, Leisure & Event Management)

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Course Information
Course Name Bachelor of Business (Tourism, Leisure & Event Management)
ATMC Code 066415J
Duration (Part Time) N/A
Duration (Full Time) 3 Years
2016 Course Fees N/A
2017 Course Fees 20,600
Intake Dates March, July, November
University University of the Sunshine Coast
Campus Sydney
Faculty Business, IT & Tourism

English Language Requirement
Overall IELTS score of 6 with no individual band score less than 5.5 OR equivalent.

Academic Entry Requirements 
Australian Year 12 or overseas equivalent Mathematics.

Course Outline

Our Bachelor of Business (Tourism, Leisure and Event Management) program is your ticket to a fast paced industry filled with opportunities. Build your management and communication skills, and learn how to create innovative tourism, leisure and event experiences.

This program gives you the confidence to respond to the latest trends and personally grow in areas such as public speaking, communication, time management and inter-cultural understanding. With a shift in focus to sustainable tourism, employers are looking for a new breed of tourism, leisure and event managers.

Our program offers you insights and opportunities to gain industry skills and knowledge. You’ll have access to guest speakers from the tourism and event industry, as well as volunteer and work experience with local businesses. Take on a supervised 12 week internship to further develop your practical skills and build your industry contacts. Our students have recently interned at V8 Supercars, Sunshine Coast Council and Sunshine Coast Destination Ltd.

Career opportunities

Accommodation/destination management; marketing; festivals/sporting events; attraction/leisure/conference management; research; policy; hospitality.


Australian Tourism Research Institute; Pacific Area Travel Association; Ecotourism Association of Australia; Council on Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Education.

Program requirements

In order to graduate you must:

• Complete 8 required introductory level (100 coded) courses
• Complete 8 required advanced level (200/300 coded) courses
• Complete 8 elective courses, 6 must be advanced level (200/300 coded) courses
• (Optional) Use electives to complete a minor (4 courses) to supplement the required major
• Complete no more than 10 introductory level (100 coded) courses, including the core course
• Complete no more than 6 courses from the Faculty of Science, Health, Education and Engineering
• Register any selected Majors or Minors with your Faculty.

Introductory courses (8)

BUS101 Business Analytics
BUS102 Introduction to Economics
BUS104 Management and Organisational Behaviour
BUS105 Introduction to Marketing
BUS106 Accounting for Business
BUS108 Introduction to Informatics
COR109 Communication and Thought
TSM102 Introduction to Tourism, Leisure and Events

Advanced courses (8)

BUS203 Business Law and Ethics
BUS320 Corporate Governance and Social Responsibility
TSM211 Tourism, Leisure and Special Interests
TSM221 Tourism and Leisure Policy and Planning
TSM223 Sustainable Tourism, Leisure and Event Management
TSM313 Technology and Innovation in Tourism, Leisure and Events
TSM314 Event Management TSM315 Business Events

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