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Bachelor of Event and Tourism Management - 279JA

Course Code: 279JA
Course Version: 1
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Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline(s): School of Management
CRICOS Code: 080997J
Lowest Selection Rank: 70
English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0

Start an inspiring career delivering unique experiences

Events, both in a tourism and non-tourism contexts, are a vital part of everything from business, sports, festivals, conventions, meetings, and community activities. Our course explores the link between those areas and the tourism industry and is underpinned with a strong foundation in business studies. Key elements of this career and therefore this course are the development of teamwork skills and the pursuit of varied workplace experiences to enhance the employability of our students.

Study our Bachelor of Event and Tourism Management at UC and you will:

  • explore the growing links between the events and tourism industries
  • understand key business practices 
  • gain useful skills to manage events with confidence
  • cover a range of events, including sports, festivals, conventions, meetings, and community activities
  • learn about human resource management, accounting and information systems
  • grasp important industry structures, standards and codes of practice
  • refine your problem solving, communication, team work and technical skills. 

Career opportunities

  • Event management
  • Tourism management
  • Creative direction
  • Recreation
  • Travel industry
  • Arts industry 
  • Sports industry

Work-integrated learning (WIL)

Work-integrated learning (WIL) is learning first-hand through real work or work-like experiences. WIL is a key element to enhancing employability in the workplace and is integral to many of our courses. This reinforces our commitment to preparing professional and highly employable graduates with the right mix of skills and knowledge.

Course specific information

If you don’t meet the entry requirements for this course you can apply for a Bachelor of Commerce degree with a major in events and tourism management. You’ll then have the option of transferring at the end of first year if your grade average is strong.

Admission Requirements

Normal UC requirements for admission to an undergraduate course.

Additional Admission Requirements

NSI (UC-Sydney) Applicants only: This course is taught from the 2nd year. To commence, all students must be eligible for at least 1 year (24 credit points) of advanced standing.

Assumed Knowledge

None.

Information on admission closing dates can be found here.

Course Requirements

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In addition to course requirements, in order to successfully complete your course you may need to meet the inherent requirements. Please refer to the inherent requirements statement applicable to your course

Awards

Award(s) Official Abbreviation
Bachelor of Event and Tourism Management B Event&TrsmMgt

Typical Study Pattern

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Please refer to the tab to view Course Requirements, check unit details and select Restricted Choice Units for the course. Please note not all units are offered in each teaching period.

Unit Delivery Modes

Delivery modes for units in this degree are yet to be confirmed. Please contact us for more details.

The UC - Sydney offering of this course is only available from 2nd year. To commence, students must be eligible for 1 year (24 credit points) of advanced standing. The Sydney offering commences in Semester 1, 2016.
The Brisbane - South Bank offering of this course is only available from 2nd year. To commence, students must be eligible for 1 year (24 credit points) of advanced standing. The Brisbane offering commences in Semester 1, 2016.

Semester 2 commencement is only available at UC Bruce Campus.

Course Learning Outcomes

Course Objectives Graduate Qualities
Graduates of the Bachelor of Events and Tourism Management degree will demonstrate the application of knowledge and skills through innovation and initiative, particularly as these relate to problem solving and decision making. They will develop and adapt solutions to a diverse range of issues and contexts by taking responsibility for their own learning, both independently and within a team environment. Analysis and inquiry
Professionalism and social responsibility
Working independently and with others
Communication
Problem solving
An in depth knowledge of historic and contemporary principles and concepts in events and tourism management with specific attention to business-related fields and disciplines such as human resource management, accounting and information systems. Analysis and inquiry
Professionalism and social responsibility
Working independently and with others
Communication
Problem solving
A demonstrated understanding of the events and tourism industry including its structure, standards, codes of practice and corporate governance. Analysis and inquiry
Professionalism and social responsibility
Working independently and with others
Communication
Problem solving
The ability to critically analyse event and tourism management principles and concepts in order to develop solutions to problems in contemporary professional practice. Analysis and inquiry
Professionalism and social responsibility
Working independently and with others
Communication
Problem solving
Communication skills to enhance the working environment and to present clear and coherent information in a range of formats for business and academe. Analysis and inquiry
Professionalism and social responsibility
Working independently and with others
Communication
Problem solving
Technical skills to facilitate research and analysis of business and tourism data. Analysis and inquiry
Professionalism and social responsibility
Working independently and with others
Communication
Problem solving

Course Duration

Standard six semesters full-time or equivalent. Maximum twenty semesters.

Honours

None.

Offerings

  • 2019->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
  • 2019->UC - TAFE NSW Northern Sydney, St Leonard's-Internal
  • 2019->UC - TAFE Queensland, South Bank-Internal
  • Past Offerings
    • 2014->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2015->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2015->UC - TAFE NSW Northern Sydney, St Leonard's-Internal
    • 2016->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2016->UC - TAFE NSW Northern Sydney, St Leonard's-Internal
    • 2016->UC - TAFE Queensland, South Bank-Internal
    • 2017->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2017->UC - TAFE NSW Northern Sydney, St Leonard's-Internal
    • 2017->UC - TAFE Queensland, South Bank-Internal
    • 2018->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2018->UC - TAFE NSW Northern Sydney, St Leonard's-Internal
    • 2018->UC - TAFE Queensland, South Bank-Internal

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