Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
The Bachelor of Commerce - TAFE Advanced Diploma of Travel and Tourism provides training for people who want to operate at a senior travel and tourism industry level using a substantial depth of knowledge of the industry and its managerial techniques. Students will develop specialised skills and learn how to operate independently with responsibility for making strategic business decisions. Topics include tourism marketing, consumer behaviour, services marketing, communications and developing tourism products. The degree offers practical, vocational workplace skills and knowledge of the tourism industry together with a broader conceptual base that covers the principal areas of business necessary for senior level management.
3 years full-time or a part-time equivalent. Students undertake university studies part-time and TAFE full-time in the first two years of the program. The TAFE component is completed at the end of the second year and students then undertake university studies on a full-time basis in the third year to complete the program. Students will also undertake a final-year capstone subject that lets them apply everything they have learned up to that point in collaboration with students from other disciplines. Plus, students have the option of applying for an internship that provides work-integrated learning.
- Tourism management. Within the Bachelor of Commerce component of the degree, you may choose to major in Human Resource Management, Management, Marketing or Public Relations.
Standard entry requirements
DOMESTIC STUDENTS - ATAR-BASED ADMISSION OPTIONS Guaranteed entry selection ranks Entry to this course can be gained with: Minimum ATAR (Australian Tertiary Admission Rank) International Baccalaureate (IB) Interstate equivalent (such as the Victorian ENTER or Queensland OP) Results in an overseas qualification deemed equivalent to Australian year 12. The minimum score for guaranteed entry (or for consideration if this course has limited places) is an ATAR-Selection Rank of 72 or an IB of 25. This includes the effect of adjustment factors. Adjustment factors, such as the subjects you are studying, the area in which you live or equity and access schemes, are taken into consideration and these will be combined with your ATAR to adjust your selection rank and make it higher than your ATAR. These adjustments used to be called bonus points. ASSUMED KNOWLEDGE AND RECOMMENDED STUDIES The University assumes students will have studied any 2 units of English. INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS Applicants need to have achieved the required score in a qualification equivalent to the completion of 13 years of schooling in Australia. In order to succeed in your chosen course, it is assumed you have completed relevant subjects in your senior high school studies or other relevant qualifications
Some majors within the Bachelor of Commerce enable graduates to meet the membership requirements of relevant professional associations. For detailed information visit https://business.uow.edu.au/professional-recognition/index.htmldex.html
If applicants can demonstrate they have met the learning outcomes for UOW subjects through prior learning, such as previous tertiary or TAFE qualifications, they may be eligible for credit towards their degree. Where relevant to the UOW degree, specified credit may be given for specific subject(s); where not relevant to the degree, unspecified credit may be awarded. Candidates who have previously completed the TAFE Advanced Diploma in Hospitality Management will be considered for admission to the Bachelor of Commerce, where the standard articulation arrangements will apply.
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