Bachelor of Business (Hospitality & Tourism Management)

Kaplan Business School
Kaplan Business School
  • Awarded by

    Kaplan Business School

  • Qualification

    Bachelor's Degree

  • Study Mode

    On campus

  • Payment Options

    Upfront payment

  • Duration

    3 years full time; 2 years full time (accelerated option)

  • Start Date

    3 intake dates each year – enquire now!

  • Location

    NSW | VIC | QLD | SA

  • Career Outcomes

    Human Resources Officer | Event Manager | Travel Agency Manager | Hotel Manager | View all

Last modified: 03 May 2018

In a Nutshell

You'll never have to choose between work and play again: this Bachelor of Business (Hospitality & Tourism Management) at Kaplan Business School puts you right in the centre of the dynamic hospitality industry.

You'll learn the skills and knowledge required to start your career in hospitality and tourism management, from understanding the market to managing high-performing staff. More broadly, you'll immerse yourself in the social, environmental and procedural framework that governs global business. Grounded in a strong theoretical understanding of the contemporary and emerging issues facing the hospitality and tourism industries, this course offers elective units in a wide range of business skills – ensuring that you graduate with a keen awareness of management, finance, economics and risk management.

You'll also develop a broad theoretical knowledge of hospitality markets and management, venue and event management, and how to train and oversee a team. You'll be encouraged to develop your entrepreneurial abilities and critical thinking, with internships available to ensure you put those skills into practice before you enter the workforce. Where you take your career next is up to you.

  • What You'll Need to Get In


    To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must meet the following requirements:

    • Qualify for mature age entry (ages 21 and above); OR
    • Have achieved a minimum ATAR score of 55, or equivalent; OR
    • Have completed the VCE, OP or SACE; OR
    • Provide an academic letter of recommendation

    Kaplan Business School also offers a range of alternative entry pathways if you don't meet these criteria. Enquire now to chat with a course advisor!

  • Subject Breakdown

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    In this hospitality management course, the subjects you may study include:

    • Business communication
    • Introduction to management
    • Accounting for managers
    • Economics
    • Business information systems
    • Marketing principles
    • Commercial law
    • Quantitative analysis
    • Foundations of academic success 1 (numeracy)
    • Foundations of academic success 2 (English)
    • Foundations of academic success 3 (study skills)
    • Introduction to economics
    • Financial accounting
    • Accounting information systems
    • Financial accounting 2
    • Corporations law
    • Management accounting 1
    • Financial institutions and market
    • Advanced economics
    • Corporate finance
    • Applied investment management
    • Introduction to hospitality and tourism
    • Hospitality and tourism market
    • Hospitality and tourism management
    • Human resource management
    • Performance management
    • Organisational behaviour
    • Business ethics
    • Logistics and supply chain management
    • Integrated marketing communications
    • Marketing research essentials
    • Services marketing
    • Foundations of workplace success
    • Accounting theory and contemporary issues
    • Auditing and assurance
    • Company accounting
    • Taxation law
    • Management accounting 2
    • Portfolio and fund management
    • Derivatives and risk management
    • Multinational finance and trade
    • Applied corporate strategies
    • Attraction and event management
    • Food and beverage management
    • Accommodation management
    • Emerging issues
    • Industrial relations
    • Managing change
    • International human resource management
    • Business research
    • Strategic management
    • Innovation and entrepreneurship
    • Issues in international business
    • Consumer behaviour
    • Digital marketing
    • International marketing
    • Strategic marketing (Capstone)
    • Project management
    • Internship 1
    • Internship 2

    You may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) if your previous education or work experience meet certain criteria.

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  • Why Kaplan Business School?

    Kaplan Business School provides holistic business education that equips students with the knowledge, skills and tools required to manage, lead, and succeed in a real work environment.

    Kaplan Business School’s qualifications are delivered through a unique blend of practical and theoretical components. Here, students are required to complete assessments that reflect global industry practices.

    Kaplan Business School offers academic internships and work placements through an extensive network of partner companies. Each campus has an on-site Careers Officer who helps to place students based on their industry needs.

    Kaplan Business School supports its students at every stage of the educational journey, and offers personalised, student-driven programs. This includes the unique Career Mentorship Program, which pairs Kaplan students with industry leaders. This gives students the opportunity to build their professional networks and gain valuable industry insights.

    Kaplan Business School help their students achieve career success with Careers Central, their on-campus careers services team. Careers Central services include an industry placement service, which enables students to put theory into practice. Search for the perfect job using Career Hub, Kaplan’s online job board. Kaplan students get support in achieving their career goals with 1-on-1 careers coaching.

Campus locations

This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:

  • New South Wales: Sydney
  • Victoria: Melbourne
  • Queensland: Brisbane
  • South Australia: Adelaide

Where Will This Course Take You?

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised Bachelor of Business (Hospitality & Tourism Management) from Kaplan Business School.

You'll enjoy hospitality and tourism employment opportunities both in Australia and abroad – maybe you'll manage a Balinese surf resort, or try a season on Whistler's ski slopes. You might also seek employment in a field such as the arts, media, advertising or health. You may also be eligible to pursue further study.

This course may also qualify you for credit towards a master's degree.

Wondering where a career in hospitality could take you? Potential job outcomes may include: Restaurant Manager, Food & Beverage Manager, Functions Manager, Event Manager, Hotel Manager, Reservations Manager, Duty Manager, Chef, Cook, Entrepreneur.

Let's Talk Price

Payment plans are available for continuing students from their 2nd trimester onwards.

As part of their commitment to helping individuals reach their educational and career goals, Kaplan Business School also offers a number of scholarships to students in Australia and across the globe, including High Achievers Scholarships, Alumni Scholarships and Regional Scholarships. Enquire now for more information.

Other payment options are also available for eligible students. Enquire now to find out more!

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