Bachelor of Event and Tourism Management

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.

Open to new admissions

2018

Admission open to

Domestic students and International students


Level of Study

Undergraduate

Full-time Study Duration

3 years

Lowest Selection Rank

71.15


Location

Canberra, Brisbane, Sydney

Course code

279JA

CRICOS number

080997J

Career Outcomes

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

Work Integrated Learning (WIL) is all about learning first-hand through real work or work-like experiences. At UC it is an essential component of most of our courses and reinforces our commitment to preparing highly employable graduates with the right mix of skills and knowledge. Throughout your course you will have the opportunity to engage in WIL via internships, clinical placements, industry and community projects, professional mentoring and simulated workplace settings.

Course details

Sample study plan

YEAR 1

  • Accounting for Managers
  • Government-Business Relations
  • Introduction to Business Law
  • Introduction to Economics
  • Introduction to Events and Tourism
  • Introduction to Management
  • Problem Analysis and Statistics
  • Tourism and Communication

YEAR 2

  • Contemporary Issues in Tourism and Events
  • Event Development
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Problem Evaluation and Resolution
  • Tourism and the World Economy
  • Tourism Policy
  • Open Elective (x2)

YEAR 3

  • Climate Change & Sustainable Business Futures
  • Even Management
  • Information Systems in Organisations
  • Service Industry Project Scheme
  • Open Elective (x4)

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.

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information

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