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Location: UC - TAFE NSW Northern Sydney, St Leonard's
UC - Canberra, Bruce
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UAC Code: 361479
CRICOS Code: 080997J
Lowest Selection Rank: 70
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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

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.

Enquiries

Prospective Domestic Students
Email study@canberra.edu.au or Phone 1800 UNI CAN (1800 864 226)
Prospective International Students
Email international@canberra.edu.au or Phone +61 2 6201 5342
Current and Commencing Students
In person, Student Centre Building 1 (take a BGL Faculty course advice ticket) or Email bglstudent@canberra.edu.au

Admission Requirements

Normal UC requirements for admission to an undergraduate course.

Additional Admission Requirements

TAFE NSW Northern Sydney, St Leonard's: 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.

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

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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

The University offers a wide range of delivery options to help you balance study with other commitments. Units within this degree may be available to be studied in the following delivery modes:

    UC - TAFE NSW Northern Sydney, St Leonard's

      Flexible: The unit combines online study with optional on-campus, face to face activities.
      Intensive: The unit is delivered on-campus and face to face in concentrated time blocks.
      Placement: The unit involves an internship, practicum or other work place experience program. Some on-campus, face to face activity may also be required.
      On Campus: The unit is delivered on-campus and face to face, supplemented with online content. Most classes are run on weekdays and during business hours.
      Online: The unit is studied completely online. On-campus, face to face interaction is not required.
      Research Project: The unit is focused on the delivery of a research project. Attendance at regular classes is not required, however some on-campus, face to face activity may be necessary.

    UC - Canberra, Bruce

      Flexible: The unit combines online study with optional on-campus, face to face activities.
      Intensive: The unit is delivered on-campus and face to face in concentrated time blocks.
      Placement: The unit involves an internship, practicum or other work place experience program. Some on-campus, face to face activity may also be required.
      On Campus: The unit is delivered on-campus and face to face, supplemented with online content. Most classes are run on weekdays and during business hours.
      Online: The unit is studied completely online. On-campus, face to face interaction is not required.
      Research Project: The unit is focused on the delivery of a research project. Attendance at regular classes is not required, however some on-campus, face to face activity may be necessary.

To find out more about delivery modes that are available for units in this course please visit

Information for Fee Paying Students

Year Domestic International
2019 CSP $28,000

The fees detailed above are the annual fee rates for the course. The annual rate is the fee that applies to standard full-time enrolment, which is 24 credit points. The final fee charged is based on the proportion of 24 credit points in which a student enrols. Students enrolled in a Commonwealth Support Place (CSP) are required to make a contribution towards the cost of their education, which is set by the Commonwealth Government. Information on Commonwealth Supported Places, HECS-HELP and how fees are calculated can be found here.


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
    • 2016->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2016->UCI - Lingnan Institute for Further Education, Hong Kong-Internal
    • 2016->UC - TAFE NSW Northern Sydney, St Leonard's-Internal
    • 2016->UC - TAFE Queensland, South Bank-Internal
    • 2017->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2017->UCI - Lingnan Institute for Further Education, Hong Kong-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

Enrolment Numbers

View the number of student enrolments for this course for the previous full year. Please note that course numbers are indicative only and in no way reflect individual class sizes.

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