Graduate Certificate of Tourism
SUSPENDED AS OF 31/12/2010
Law, Business and the Creative Arts
Entry requirements for this course are consistent with the Pathways to Qualifications in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Guidelines for Graduate Certificates.
Completion of an appropriate bachelor degree from this or another University; or
Additional selection requirements
Other qualifications recognised by the Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the Faculty of Law, Business and the Creative Arts as equivalent to the above; or
Special admission requirements
In exceptional cases, provide satisfactory evidence of sufficient and appropriate work experience at a senior level.
Minimum English Language Proficiency Requirements
Students of non English speaking backgrounds must have an adequate English language capacity assessed under the Australian International English Language Testing System. An IELTS score of 6.0 with no component lower than 5.5 is required (Band 1 at JCU). Students scoring below this may be offered up to six months intensive language training prior to admission to the course.
Academic Requirements for Course Completion
12 credit points as per course structure
Additional course rules
Additional completion requirements
Characteristics of learning outcomes for this course are consistent with those outlined in the Graduate Certificate Guideline in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).
TO5002:03 Introduction to Tourism and the Environment
TO5006:03 Tourist and Customer Behaviour Management
TO5007:03 International Tourism
TO5022:03 Tourism Marketing
TO5023:03 Hotel Management
TO5030:03 Regional Tourism Planning
TO5031:03 Tourism Issues in Developing Countries
TO5032:03 Tourism Transport and Technology
TO5033:03 Australian Ecotourism and Wildlife Tourism Management
TO5038:03 Foundations of Conference and Events Management
TO5043:03 Club and Gaming Management
COURSE AVAILABLE AT
Expected time to complete
6 months full-time or equivalent part-time
Maximum time to complete
Maximum leave of absence
Course progression requisites
Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)
Special assessment requirements
Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade
Supplementary exam for final subject
Candidates may apply for advanced standing for previous tertiary study in accordance with the Advanced Standing for Previous Studies and Recognised Prior Learning policy associated procedures.
3 credit points
Advanced standing will be granted only for studies completed in the 10 years prior to the commencement of this course.
Advanced standing gained for any subject shall be cancelled 13 years after the date of the examination upon which the advanced standing is based if, by then, the candidate has not completed the course of study prescribed for the degree.
Inclusion of majors on testamur
Not applicable - this course does not have majors
Exit with lesser award
Candidates who complete the Graduate Certificate of Tourism may be eligible for entry to the Master of Tourism, and may be granted advanced standing for all subjects completed under the graduate certificate.