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OR VET qualification
Trimester 1, Trimester 2 and Trimester 3
In this degree, you will gain an in-depth understanding of the tourism sector, underscored by sustainability principles. You will develop core business skills in areas such as financial management, leadership, management, marketing and strategic management, and enhance these with an understanding of how to manage employment relations in a culturally diverse context.
Thanks to Griffith's close working relationship with the major hotel chains in South East Queensland and tourism operators, you will have the chance to gain knowledge from guest speakers and experience via a wide range of innovative work-integrated learning activities.
You will learn industry-standard systems and graduate with the skills and knowledge employers want, and be fully aware of the culture, service and competitive aspects of international tourism and hotel corporations.
You can complement your studies with a second major in:
This program is offered full-time and part-time at the Nathan and Gold Coast campuses. You may choose to study courses at other campuses where the program structure allows.
As a full-time student you will generally attend 12-16 hours of scheduled classes per week throughout the trimester. As a part-time student, you will generally attend 6-8 hours of scheduled classes per week.
Classes may be scheduled during the day and evening throughout the week.
To be classed as a full-time student, you are required to enrol in a minimum number of credit points each standard study period. The minimum credit points for full-time enrolment in this program is 30 credit points.
Trimester 1 and Trimester 2 are deemed standard study periods. As Trimester 3 is a non-standard study period, continuing students moving from one year to the next will not be required to study during this trimester to be eligible for student income support.
Domestic students who commence in Trimester 3 may be eligible for student income support from the onset of study provided they are enrolled full-time in this study period.
Please refer to the Australian Government website for more details.
All students will have the opportunity to undertake a work-integrated learning activity in this degree program. These activities integrate theoretical learning with its application in the workplace. The inclusion of work-integrated learning activities in the degree program demonstrates Griffith's commitment to preparing its graduates for success in their working life.
The WIL course 3400HSL will include a wide range of WIL related activities for students to select from a range of activities including industry based projects, simulations, major case studies, industry placements and executive shadowing programs. Students will be required to use discussion boards to reflect on their professional experiences and will make online submissions for assessment items.
You will be prepared for work in a range of international tourism and hotel management roles, including in hotel and resort groups and the accommodation sector. You will also find opportunities in independent restaurants and internationally recognised chains, with entertainment and leisure providers, such as theme parks, with suppliers of goods and services to the hospitality industry, in airlines, and with local, state and federal tourism and regional planning authorities.
These fees are only applicable to domestic students who are not Commonwealth supported including:
|Year of study||Fee category/Band||Fee per CP||Tuition fee 80cp|
|2020||Fee Band 28.5||$356.25||$28,500.00|
|2019||Fee Band 27.5||$343.75||$27,500.00|
Eligible undergraduate fee-paying students may defer their tuition fees by taking out a FEE-HELP loan which is part of the Higher Education Loan Program (HELP). Payment of the loan is via the taxation system when income reaches a specified level.