Master of Tourism Hospitality and Events Management

VU course code: BMTE | Level of study: Postgraduate
2 years full time or longer for part time
City Campus
A tourism and hospitality staff member smiles at work.


Become a leader in the exciting world of tourism and events, with a Master of Tourism, Hospitality and Events Management from Victoria University.

Our respected postgraduate qualification prepares you for managerial, policy development, and planning roles within the tourism, hospitality and events industries.

Our masters degree will equip you to tackle challenges faced by destinations at home and internationally. In particular, you'll gain expertise in ‘Green Growth’ and sustainability and how these themes benefit businesses in the sector and local communities.

The course is developed and conducted with the close involvement of industry leaders – both local and international. You will have the opportunity to see industry operations in action, build your professional networks, and apply your learning within the tourism, hospitality and events sectors.

On graduation, you will have expertise in the following career-focused areas:

  • managerial, policy development and planning
  • economic, legal and political contexts within which destinations operate
  • creative planning and policy development processes
  • innovative sustainable practices
  • risk-minimising strategies in contemporary settings.

Entry requirements

When assessing your application, we consider your education, work experience, current skills and personal attributes (where relevant).

Applicants for this course will need to meet the entry criteria outlined below. If you don’t meet the entry criteria, you may be able to gain entry by first completing a different course. We call this a ‘pathway’.

For PhD applicants, we offer a related ‘Integrated PhD’ which allows you to establish relevant skills before beginning your research.

You may also be eligible for course ‘credits’, where you are granted a unit or units towards your qualification for equivalent previous study or work experience, so you can graduate sooner.

Entry criteria

Credit & Entry pathways into this course

Victoria University is committed to providing a transparent admissions process. Find out more about how to apply for our courses, and our commitment to admissions transparency. Meeting the minimum admission criteria does not guarantee entry into this course. Past academic performance may be considered.

Fees & Scholarships

University fees vary, depending on how much the government contributes towards course costs (if anything).

Read below to find out about the fee ‘type’, the estimated yearly tuition costs for this course, and the financial support on offer (including our generous scholarship program).



On graduation, you will be well prepared to apply for work in the sector.

Pick your area of passion, and aim for one of the following roles:

  • tourism planning and promotion agency staff member
  • policy officer with professional and industry associations
  • manager of attractions
  • conference coordinator
  • hotel or resort service manager
  • marketing and communication role (events)
  • planner within the travel sector (airlines and other major transport providers)
  • self employment through tourism management businesses
  • planning and policy development officer in government departments at national, state and local and regional levels
  • research and planning officer with research and consulting firms.

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