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    Bachelor of Tourism, Hospitality and Events
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    Bachelor of Tourism, Hospitality and Events

    James Cook University

    James Cook University


    Australia, Townsville

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    Key Facts

    Program Level


    Study Type

    Full Time


    On Campus

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    Start & Deadlines

    Next Intake DeadlinesSeptember-2024
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    Duration 3 years
    Tuition Fee
    AUD 34,120  / year
    Next Intake September-2024

    Bachelor of Tourism, Hospitality and Events


    Be equipped to excel in this fast-paced industry by studying an experience-focused degree in a world-renowned tourism hotspot. Hone your skills and put your practical knowledge to the test as you complete 400 hours of work experience and industry-based assessments in a variety of settings. Expand your network as you connect with tourism, hospitality and event experts. Graduate career-ready with real-world skills and training including barista, RSA, and HACCP qualifications.

    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

    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.

    This course provides a foundation of Information Technology and Information System skills for entrants with limited IT experience. It also provides opportunities for experienced Information Technology and Systems professionals to enhance and apply their skills within emerging technology driven growth areas.

    You will learn how to apply Information Systems and Technologies in meeting current business needs in a real-world environment by integrating theoretical learnings with the practical application and experiences learnt through working on projects with real clients.

    You will graduate with relevant practical experiences to help you hit the ground running into a successful and exciting career in your chosen field.

    MITS also provides an optional opportunity for high achieving students to qualify to participate in a research project, offering valuable experience for your future career, or potentially being the first step on your path to a PhD.


    Entry Requirements

    Recommended Knowledge

    English (Units 3/4,C); Mathematical Methods (Units 3/4, C)

    English language requirements

    Band 1

    If your native language is not English, you must meet the minimum English language requirements for this course.

    English Program Requirements

    International students must attain an IELTS Academic with an average level of 7.5 or more, across the four components of listening, speaking, reading and writing; no score below level 7.0 in any of these components; and a score of 8.0 or more in the components of speaking and listening. Internationally schooled applicants may also be required to meet this requirement.

    English competency requirements may also be satisfied through completion of one of the following:

    • Bachelor degree or master degree from Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, the UK or the USA, or
    • Undergraduate degree taught in English from a South African University.


    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.

    Fee Information

    +estimated annual tuition fee for a full-time study load

    Plus Student Services and Amenities fee
    Scholarships and financial aid available if eligible

    Tuition Fee

    AUD 34,120 

    How to Apply

    STEP 1: Choose and research your course

    STEP 2: Prepare your documents

    STEP 3: Lodge your application

    STEP 4: Accept your offer

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