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Tourism and Hospitality

Undergraduate major

Become an effective manager in the tourism and hospitality sector in Australia or overseas.

Course outline
  • Qualification
    Tourism and Hospitality Major (BCom)
  • Credit
Course outline

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This course belongs to multiple degrees. Select the single degree or double degree below to see the application deadlines.

Course outline
Tourism and Hospitality



Tourism and hospitality are rapidly growing industries offering career paths in areas such as tourism development, event and festival organisation and hotel resort management.

Employers in this field need staff who enjoy travelling, meeting new people and sharing their experiences with others.

In this major you’ll gain the knowledge and skills you need to become an effective manager in the tourism and hospitality sectors in Australia and overseas.

You will learn about contemporary issues in international tourism, such as event and tourism sustainability, the impact of tourism and events on the local and global economy, destination management, hospitality management and marketing.

This major can be studied as part of the Bachelor of Commerce or Bachelor of Innovation.

It can also be studied as an Arts and Commerce double degree.

Please refer to the handbook for additional course overview information.

Recommended double majors:

What jobs can the Tourism and Hospitality lead to?


  • Corporate travel consultant
  • Hotel or motel manager
  • Resort manager
  • Restaurant and catering manager
  • Tourism information officer
  • Tourism manager
  • Travel consultant


  • Destination management
  • Events
  • Government
  • Hospitality
  • Tourism

What you'll learn

  • apply key theoretical principles and practical underpinnings of tourism and hospitality management to industry and business from a conceptual and practical approach, GC1, GC2, GC4
  • interpret leadership, ethical and responsible practices, and professional integrity when organising to work within the tourism and hospitality industry, GC1, GC2, GC4
  • evaluate information from multiple sources relevant to the many dimensions of tourism and hospitality globally and relate this knowledge from a variety of perspectives to a particular problem setting, GC3, GC5, GC6
  • critically formulate innovative and sustainable propositions, supported by appropriate communication and technologies, to manage challenges faced locally and globally by the tourism and hospitality industry, CG2, GC3, GC5, GC6

My highlight from this course was participating in an international experience in Italy, where I was able to immerse myself into Italian heritage and culture, and gain hands-on experience learning the concept of destination marketing. I would definitely recommend this course if you are passionate about meeting new people and travelling.

Tiffany Hiew
Credit for recognised learning (CRL)

Use your experience to get credit towards your degree

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Fees and charges

Please view the Bachelor of Commerce degree for indicative fees.

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  • Curtin course code: MJRU-TRHOS
  • Last updated on: 2 October 2023