- Singapore: February, May, September
- Brisbane: January, May, July, September, November
3 years full-time
English (Units 3/4,C); Mathematical Methods (Units 3/4, C)
English language requirements
If your native language is not English, you must meet the minimum English language requirements for this course.
Build an understanding of research and practice in tourism, hospitality and events as a complex field of business. Gain sought-after skills in digital fluency, sustainability, resilience and futures thinking, with a focus on tropical environments.
Network with JCU’s extensive business partnerships and international alumni. Attend field trips, hear from world-renowned guest lecturers and complete industry-based assessments.
Design and deliver customer-informed tourism, hospitality and events services and experiences with professional practice subjects and 400 hours of skills development. Partake in real-world practical placements, with the opportunity for paid internships at five star industry partners. You will gain barista, RSA and HACCP qualifications during this course.
Begin a fast-paced, rewarding career in tourism, hospitality and events. JCU Graduates are equipped with the global business skills and specialist training to stand out in their chosen fields.
View the Handbook for more information.
Inherent requirements are the identified abilities, attributes, skills, and behaviours that must be demonstrated, during the learning experience, to successfully complete a course. These abilities, attributes, skills, and behaviours preserve the academic integrity of the University’s learning, assessment,and accreditation processes, and where applicable, meet the standards of a profession. For more information please review the inherent requirements for the Bachelor of Tourism, Hospitality and Events.
JCU Tourism, Hospitality and Events (THE) graduates are multi-skilled business professionals who find employment in a growing number of areas.
Graduates pursue careers in tourism, hospitality, events, and business.
You could find employment as a hospitality manager, events manager, hotel supervisor, travel agent, spa manager, event and conference organiser, tourism operator, tour guide or business owner.
Information valid for students commencing in 2024
Bachelor Degree (AQF Level 7)
Business, Law and Governance
Recommended Knowledge: English (Units 3/4,C); Mathematical Methods (Units 3/4, C)
Minimum English language proficiency requirements
Applicants of non-English speaking backgrounds must meet the English language proficiency requirements of Band 1 – Schedule II of the JCU Admissions Policy.
This course includes options for professional practice units. Students may be required to undertake such placements away from the campus at which they are enrolled, at their own expense.
Further information about placements can be found at Coursework Enrolment Procedure.
Academic Requirements for Course Completion
72 credit points as per course structure
Course learning outcomes
The graduates of James Cook University are prepared and equipped to create a brighter future for life in the tropics world-wide.
JCU graduates are committed to lifelong learning, intellectual development, and to the display of exemplary personal, professional and ethical standards. They have a sense of their place in the tropics and are charged with professional, community, and environmental responsibility. JCU graduates appreciate the need to embrace and be acquainted with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples of Australia. They are committed to reconciliation, diversity and sustainability. They exhibit a willingness to lead and to contribute to the intellectual, environmental, cultural, economic and social challenges of regional, national, and international communities of the tropics.
The JCU Bachelor of Tourism, Hospitality and Events (THE degree) graduate will:
Inherent requirements are the identified abilities, attributes, skills, and behaviours that must be demonstrated, during the learning experience, to successfully complete a course. These abilities, attributes, skills, and behaviours preserve the academic integrity of the University's learning, assessment, and accreditation processes, and where applicable, meet the standards of a profession. For more information please visit: Bachelor of Tourism, Hospitality and Events.
All JCU students have the opportunity to demonstrate, with reasonable adjustments where applicable, the inherent requirements for their course. For more information please visit: Student Disability Policy and Procedure.
TO1008:03 Introduction to Tourism, Hospitality, and Events Management
BU1002:03 Accounting for Decision Making
BU1105:03 Professional and Academic Skills for Business
BU1007:03 Principles of Data Analysis for Business
BU1108:03 Marketing Matters
BU1112:03 Business Law
TO2117:03 Food and Beverage Management
BX2091:03 Tourism and Leisure Management
BX2174:03 Evidence Based Business Decision Making
TO2051:03 Innovation for Tourism, Hospitality and Events Futures
BX2094:03 Conference and Events Management
BX2077:03 Project Management
BX2051:03 Managing People
TO3153:03 Revenue and Yield Management
BX3193:03 Hospitality Operations Management
BX3194:03 Destination Management and Planning
TO3052:03 Experience Design for Tourism Hospitality and Events
BX3095:03 Visitor and Crowd Behaviour Management
Select 9 credit points of any Level 1, 2 or 3 undergraduate subjects
Select 3 credit points of any Level 2 or 3 undergraduate subjects
COURSE AVAILABLE AT
Expected time to complete
3 years full-time or part-time equivalent
Maximum time to complete
Maximum leave of absence
Course progression requisites
Must successfully complete 12 credit points at level 1 before attempting any level 3 subject.
This course has a Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) program culminating in a third year core subject. Students must successfully complete the prescribed WIL preparation modules and quizzes to be eligible to apply for a WIL capstone subject.
Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)
|Course includes mandatory Fieldwork
Special assessment requirements
Professional accreditation requirements
Supplementary exam for final subject
A student who has failed a single subject towards the award in their final teaching period and who gained 40% or more of the marks for that subject, may be granted a supplementary examination in that subject. However if that subject is required for accreditation, then the criteria specified by that accreditation will apply.
Students may apply for credit transfer for previous tertiary study in accordance with the Credit Transfer Procedure.
48 credit points
Credit will be granted only for studies completed in the 10 years prior to the commencement of this course.
|Credit gained for any subject shall be cancelled 17 years after the date of the examination upon which the credit is based if, by then, the student has not completed the course of study prescribed for the degree.
BACHELOR OF TOURISM, HOSPITALITY AND EVENTS
Inclusion of majors on testamur
Not applicable - This course does not have majors
Exit with lesser award
Students who have completed 24 credit points of their course award requirements, and withdraw from or fail to meet the requirements for progression in the later years, may be eligible for the award of Diploma of Tertiary Studies or the Diploma of Business [Pathway].
Students may receive an Award of Recognition in accordance with the Recognition of Academic Excellence Procedure
Estimated annual tuition fee: $AUD34,120.00
Courses are charged per year of full-time study. International course fees are reviewed annually and subject to change.
A Student Services and Amenities Fee is payable per subject up to a maximum amount per year.
Student Visa holders must have Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) for the duration of their Student Visa (except Norwegian, Swedish and Belgian citizens). Costs depend on the length of study and the number of dependants accompanying the student. For more information see Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC).
Scholarships and financial aid are also available for international students.
JCU offers multiple Pathways to University. If you do not meet the entry requirements for this course, consider exploring our available Pathways options.
Application dates vary between courses, whether they're delivered in semester, trimester or carousel study modes. View our Application due dates page for more information.
To study with JCU in Brisbane please see the application instructions to apply.
Bachelor of Tourism, Hospitality and Events
The best thing about studying this course is that you have the opportunity to go on lots of local field trips and meet organisers, managers and leaders in the industry. These people were not only a great source of knowledge, but provided career inspiration.
Dr Janice Scarinci
Senior Lecturer, Tourism and Hospitality
At James Cook University, we are making our students employable and career-ready. We’re providing professional opportunities in the workplace where you can gain extensive work experience and get paid to work. You can get incredible educational experience from our highly qualified and internationally renowned faculty.