Tourism and Hospitality Management

Unit set code: BMATHM | Study level: Undergraduate | Unit set type: Major
City Campus
Footscray Park


The new specialist Tourism & Hospitality Management major offered through the Bachelor of Business at Victoria University, will equip you with knowledge of the major operational, managerial and strategic areas within the tourism and hospitality industries. You will gain the skills and knowledge to develop, operate, manage and market sustainable tourism products, experiences, businesses and destinations.
Whether you choose to work in the public or private tourism sector, or join a tour operator, airline, hotel or resort, you will graduate with in-depth knowledge about the principles and practices of the international tourism and hospitality industry. 

You will gain a thorough understanding of the industry's core trends and issues, as well as insights into:

product innovation and service development

pricing, consumer behaviour and negotiation

working with stakeholders from various cultural backgrounds.

You will learn from academics with expertise in the business, tourism and hospitality industries and gain valuable insights from industry guest lectures, field trips and workshops and graduate work-ready and benefit from access to leading companies in the field thanks to VU's practical skills-based work-integrated learning units and key focus on developing your leadership and career essential human relations skills.

Unit set structure

For a major study students must complete 96 credit points consisting of: 

72 credit points Major Studies

24 credit points Capstone Units

Please note: Students undertaking a second major are required to complete BPD2100 International Business Challenge instead of BPD3100 Applied Business Challenge. 

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Most courses have compulsory 'core' units, as well as optional units


'Credit points' are the value that each unit contributes towards your course.
Most units at VU are worth 12 credit points. You will need to complete the required course credit points to graduate.

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