The Bachelor of Tourism Management program prepares students for professional and managerial roles within the global tourism industry. Students complete a program of core business and advanced tourism subjects designed to develop their financial, analytical, and management skills.
Work Experience & Internships Students will complete 400 hours of work experience in a hotel, resort or associated industry, to complement their theoretical knowledge with practical skills
Successful completion of Year 12 or equivalent.
Bachelor of Tourism Management
International Students: To fulfil your student visa requirements, you’ll need to enrol in 40cp per semester. Domestic Students: You have the option of undertaking either 30 or 40cp per semester.
Bond’s teaching methodology involves a combination of lectures, tutorials, seminars, examinations, projects, presentations, assignments, computer labs and industry projects.
The Bachelor of Tourism Management is a qualification accepted nationally and internationally by leading tourism organizations. Potential career pathways include:
* Tourism Operations
* Attractions and Theme Parks
* Tourism Planning and Strategy
* Tourism Marketing
* Tourism Development
* Tourism Human Resource Management
Students can combine this degree with any other undergraduate degree at Bond (except Medicine) to suit their professional and personal interests. Bond's three-semester academic year allows students to complete two degrees in the same time it would take to complete just one degree at other universities (dependant upon degree combination).
Every Bachelor degree student at Bond is required to complete at least one subject from each of the following four discipline clusters.
* Communication Skills
* Public Speaking: Presentation Skills for Leaders
Outcomes: To communicate effectively in writing, speaking and visual; to understand the nature of communication processes and sources of difficulty in communication.
Information Technology (1)
* Information Technology 1
* Business Applications of IT
Outcomes: To work effectively with contemporary information technology; to evaluate critically the current and future role of computing technology in the storage, retrieval and processing of information.
* Cultural and Ethical Values
* Contemporary Issues in Law and Society
Outcomes: To appreciate the foundation of moral, ethical and social theories and their relevance to issues of public concern and debate; to use theoretical ideas in formulating arguments about how particular issues should be resolved.
* Strategic Management
Outcomes: To appreciate the natural, dynamic and strategic positioning of organizations within their environments; to appreciate the nature of effective work in groups.
FOUNDATION SUBJECTS (9)
* Introduction to Accounting
* Principles of Economics
* Organisational Behaviour
* Operations Management
* Business Law
* Business Statistics
* Human Resource Management
* Introduction to the Hotel and Tourism Industry
ADVANCED SUBJECTS (7)
* Global Tourism Systems
* Tourism Economics
* Sustainable Tourism
* Hotel and Tourism Strategic Management
* Tourism Planning and Policy
* Capstone Project I
* Capstone Project II
Students select an additional 4 subjects as follows –
* Two electives from within the Faculty of Business, Technology & Sustainable Development
* Two electives from any Faculty within the University