Undergraduate major

Hospitality and Tourism Management

Want to turn your love of travel and working with people into the kind of career where every day is different? This course will give you the skills, knowledge and experience you need.

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Murdoch code

MJ-HTMA

Study mode

Part Time or Full Time

Selection rank

70

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Overview

If you love the idea of working overseas or helping people experience what Australia has to offer, a degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management can help you turn your passion for travel into a career almost anywhere in the world.

Learn about hospitality and tourism management, and how the industry is always changing. Explore sustainable tourism and discover how you can use data to help predict trends for a particular place or region.

At Murdoch, we help you learn by doing, so your assessments will be based on real life, rather than theory. You’ll learn business management principles, and be mentored through a range of projects as you learn to use research to make business decisions.

3 reasons to study Hospitality and Tourism Management at Murdoch

  1. Work with organisations on real projects, and complete internships through our work integrated learning program. Some of our students have interned with the Tourism Council of Western Australia, Rottnest Island Authority, travel agencies and more.
  2. Develop the kind of management, negotiation and problem-solving skills that will help you in any career path you choose, in a rapidly-changing world.
  3. Learn from some of WA’s top tourism experts who have worked in the industry and are actively involved in tourism research.

What you'll learn

Build the knowledge and skills you need to meet your career or study goals. Here are some of the things you’ll learn:

  • Destination management
  • Hospitality and tourism
  • Sustainable tourism
  • Tourism and hospitality law
  • Strategic management

Your future career

You could work in a wide range of roles in travel and tourism, hospitality or retail industries. Careers could include:

  • Hospitality Manager
  • Convention Services Manager
  • Hotel Sales, Marketing and Public Relations Director
  • Tour Operator
  • Travel Retailer or Guide

You could also work for government agencies, non-government organisations (NGOs) or even start your own business.

For more details about this course, please download our information pack.

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You can apply to start studying at the following times.
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Internal External
Murdoch Semester 1 Semester 1
Semester 2 Semester 2
Murdoch University Dubai, UAE Trimester 1 Trimester 1
Trimester 2 Trimester 2
Trimester 3 Trimester 3
Kaplan Higher Education Institute and Kaplan Higher Education Academy, Singapore Trimester 1 Trimester 1
Trimester 2 Trimester 2
Trimester 3 Trimester 3
View the dates for our teaching periods

Entry requirements

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English Requirements

You must meet a minimum standard in English to study at Murdoch, which can be demonstrated through either English proficiency testsuniversity preparation coursesEnglish language coursesprevious tertiary study or vocational education.

 

Advanced Standing

Everyone has a different path to university so if you’ve already completed formal or informal learning, you could receive advanced standing. Also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing can reduce the amount of study needed to complete your degree by giving you credit for certain units.

Formal learning can include previous study in higher education vocational education or adult and community education. Informal learning can include on the job learning, various kinds of work and life experience.

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Adjustment for Murdoch RISE

Murdoch RISE is a selection rank adjustment, as part of our commitment to helping students from regional, Indigenous and low socio-economic backgrounds gain university entry.

If you achieve an ATAR of 60.00 - 89.95, a Murdoch RISE adjustment factor of up to 10.00 points may help you get into your preferred course. Murdoch RISE can increase your selection rank up to a maximum of 90.00.

There’s no application or need to register. If you are eligible, the adjustment factor is automatically added to your raw ATAR score when you apply.

 

This information applies to courses offered at our Australian campuses only. Courses offered at our Dubai, Singapore and Myanmar campuses or delivered by Open Universities Australia may have different requirements.

Advanced Standing

Everyone has a different path to university so if you’ve already completed formal or informal learning, you could receive advanced standing. Also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing can reduce the amount of study needed to complete your degree by giving you credit for certain units.

Formal learning can include previous study in higher education vocational education or adult and community education. Informal learning can include on the job learning, various kinds of work and life experience.

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This information applies to courses offered at our Australian campuses only. Courses offered at our Dubai, Singapore and Myanmar campuses or delivered by Open Universities Australia may have different requirements.

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