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2013 Bachelor of Business Administration (Tourism Management)(33H)  Download to Zip

Responsible faculty or institute:
Business (principal)
Campus(es) Offered:
Course Duration: Minimum 3 yrs, Maximum 7 yrs.
Course Contact (faculty or school): Faculty Office: Admissions, credit/advanced standing and enrolment queries 1800 030 955.


This course comprises study at the Tasmanian Polytechnic, or an equivalent institution, and at the University of Tasmania. Students who complete the Advanced Diploma of Tourism Management from the Tasmanian Polytechnic, or an equivalent qualification, articulate into the Bachelor of Business Administration (Tourism Management) which is offered by the Faculty of Business at the University of Tasmania. During their 12 months at the University of Tasmania the final 10 units towards the degree are completed.

Admission & Prerequisites

Possession of the University's basic admission requirements. The Tasmanian Polytechnic Advanced Diploma of Tourism Management or an equivalent award as accepted by the Course Coordinator and/or by the Faculty of Business, is also required.

Applicants who have not completed the Tasmanian Polytechnic Advanced Diploma in Tourism Management or a qualification which is deemed to be the equivalent, will be counselled as to the program of study that they would need to follow in order to undertake the Bachelor of Business Administration (TourMgmt). Credit/advanced standing for prior studies will be determined on application.

Information on the Facuty's credit policy will be found at the link below:

English language skills will also need to be verified. International students must provide an IELTS score with an overall Band of 6 and no band less than 5.5; or a TOEFL score of 550 with a Test of Written English score of no less than 4.5. The test must not be more than 24 months old. Further information can be found under international admissions

Course Objectives

The course is designed to produce graduates with a sound knowledge of the fundamental principles and concepts of management, a familiarity with significant literature in the field and the ability to review, consolidate, extend and apply the knowledge and techniques to the tourism management sector. It seeks to produce graduates with knowledge, skills and with an understanding of best practice in tourism management, who recognise the value of research, critical thinking and effective communication. Graduates develop professional skills in such areas as interpersonal communication, services management, team work, report writing and problem-solving techniques. The course provides holders of a Tasmanian Polytechnic Advanced Diploma of Tourism Management or equivalent qualification with the opportunity to gain a professional university degree in tourism management.

Articulation to/from Course

Applicants who have completed theTasmanian Polytechnic Advanced Diploma of Tourism Management will be granted credit/advanced standing for fourteen units towards the Bachelor of Business Administration (TourMgmt) degree. Candidates with an equivalent award will also be considered on an individual basis and following the advice from the Course Coordinator and the Faculty may be granted credit up to a maximum of 14 units.

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