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Bachelor of Arts in International Studies/Bachelor of Tourism Management - 825AA

Course Code: 825AA
Course Version: 4
Location: UC - Canberra, Bruce
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline(s): School of Arts and Communications
Canberra Business School
UAC Code: 362363
CRICOS Code: 056112G
English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0


This double degree will equip students with specific conceptual and practical skills required at middle and senior levels of the tourism industry and government tourism administration. The specific tourism management themes that run throughout the program are sustainable tourism development; culture and heritage tourism, strategic tourism management, marketing and planning; Pacific Rim tourism; visitor service management; and event management. In addition, the International Studies component will equip students with foreign language skills and an enhanced ability to function at an international level. Students will explore the interplay of cultural, political and economic forces in the global arena. A highly recommended international exchange semester provides first-hand international experience.
Students may choose to exit the degree after the equivalent of three years full-time study and take out the single BA International Studies degree or the Bachelor of Tourism Management degree. This single degree may be taken out when at least 72 credit points have been attained. These students should consult their course convener during second year to ensure that they will be able to meet the course requirements.


Prospective Domestic Students
Email or Phone 1800 UNI CAN (1800 864 226)
Prospective International Students
Email or Phone +61 25 6201 5342
Current and Commencing Students
Email or Phone 1300 301 727

Admission Requirements

Attainment of the published ATAR or its equivalent of either the Bachelor of Arts in International Studies or Bachelor of Tourism Management (whichever is higher).

Additional Admission Requirements

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Assumed Knowledge

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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

Placement Requirements

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Award(s) Official Abbreviation
Bachelor of Tourism Management B TrsmMgt
Bachelor of Arts in International Studies BA IntlSt

Alternate Exit Awards

Bachelor of Tourism Management Bachelor of Arts in International Studies

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.

This course is closed to new admissions from semester 2, 2014. Please see course 280JA Bachelor of Arts in International Studies/Bachelor of Event and Tourism Management for further details.

Professional Accreditation

The Tourism Program offering the Bachelor of Tourism Management at the University of Canberra is accredited by the Tourism Industry Council.

Graduate Employment

The combination of tourism and international studies provides students with the skills and knowledge to undertake a career in tourism, the world's fastest growing industry together with the opportunity to attain intercultural understandings and develop conceptual knowledge of international issues.

Course Duration

Eight semesters full time or equivalent. Maximum twenty semesters. Students undertaking an international exchange program may require additional semester(s).


High performing students may be eligible for enrolment in the Bachelor of Arts in International Studies (Honours) course or Bachelor of Tourism Management (Honours) course.

International Exchange Opportunities

Depending on the course structure of the other degree, students will be advised which semester is most appropriate for students to go on exchange to a UC partner university overseas to further their studies.

UCC Pathway

Diploma of Business; Diploma of Business Extended; Diploma of International Studies; Diploma of International Studies Extended.


  • Past Offerings
    • 2012->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2013->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2014->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2015->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2016->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2017->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2018->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2019->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2020->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal

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