Begin your hotel and tourism career on the Gold Coast
Hospitality and tourism are among the largest and fastest growing industries in the world. The Bachelor of International Hotel and Tourism Management at Bond will prepare you for professional and managerial roles in the global tourism industry, including hotels, resorts, airlines, restaurants, theme parks, cruise lines, destination marketing and management organisations, and events. Bond has strong relationships with Marriott, Accor, Hilton, InterContinental, Sheraton, Wyndham and many other international tourism organisations. The Gold Coast has over 300 hotels and resorts plus dozens of major attractions in the region, providing you with numerous opportunities to gain experience at your fingertips.
Unparalleled access to the industry
What our students say
- Opportunity to enhance your learning experience with international study tours, work experience and study abroad programs
- Meet all the right people at Bond Business School’s networking events, speaker series, pitch nights, demo days and more
- Work in small supportive groups with dedicated teachers who bring a wealth of international academic and industry experience to the classroom
About the program
The Bachelor of International Hotel and Tourism Management is designed to prepare you for professional and managerial roles in the global tourism and hotel industries. Emphasis is placed on asset, revenue and human resource management within tourism and hotel businesses. Students enrolled in the program will complete 400 hours of work experience in a hotel, tourism or event environment to complement the theoretical knowledge gained through the program.
|Duration||6 semesters (2 years)|
|Program type||Bachelors Degree|
|Study area||Hotel and Tourism|
|Credit for prior study||For more details on applying for credit, please contact the Student Business Centre: [email protected]|
The Bachelor of International Hotel and Tourism Management is a qualification accepted nationally and internationally by leading hotel and tourism industry employers. Graduates often attain roles in:
- Theme Parks
The Bachelor of International Hotel and Tourism Management program comprises 24 subjects, as follows:
University core subjects (3)
- CORE11-001: Critical Thinking and Communication
- CORE11-002: Leadership and Team Dynamics
- CORE11-003: Ethical Thought and Action
Required subjects (11)
- ACCT11-100: Accounting for Decision Making
- HRTM12-203: Rooms Division Management
- HRTM12-204: Contemporary Issues in Hospitality and Tourism Management
- HRTM12-205: Strategic Pricing and Revenue Management
- HRTM12-206: Tourism Analysis and Evaluation
- HRTM12-212: WHS Risk Management
- HRTM12-220: Sustainable Tourism and Indigenous Culture
- IBUS12-251: Concepts of Strategy
- LAWS10-100: Business Law
- MGMT13-305: Human Resource Management
- MKTG11-100: Marketing
Alternate Choice (3)
Choose three (3) subjects from the following options.
- HRTM11-100: Wine Studies
- HRTM12-201: International Food and Beverage Management
- HRTM12-209: Event Operations
- HRTM12-214: Adventure Tourism
Alternate Choice (1)
Choose one (1) subject from the following options.
Students must complete 400 hours work experience as a graduation requirement, in approved industry/positions.
Students can choose 6 General Elective Subject (60CP).
- General elective – A subject that may be chosen from any subject on offer across the University provided requisites, enrolment restrictions and any other faculty requirements have been met.
- Students are encouraged to undertake an optional major (60CP) or minor (40CP). This will replace six (6) or four (4) of your general electives.
A list of Majors and Minors is available here.
Please note: The Tourism Management major or minor is not available for this program.
Please visit BBS Program Structure and Sequencing for guidance on study plans
Students may choose one of the following opportunities to use one of your elective subjects to have an international experience or an Internship opportunity provided you meet the requirements. Please discuss with the Enrolment Advisor in the Student Business Centre.
- The Study Tour requires approval from the Faculty. (Please note that additional costs and visa requirements are associated with this subject).
- The Internship requires a GPA credit average and requires approval from the Faculty with an application to the Career Development Centre.
- The Individual Study Topic is only available in exceptional circumstances and requires Program Director's approval.
The following opportunities are also available to Bond Business School students.
- BUSN13-730: Business School International Semester
Students will be undertaking study at approved overseas institutes offering an international internship experience program, facilitating both academic study courses and practical industry internship placement
- Bond International Exchange Program
Current Bond students have the opportunity to study at one of 80+ leading universities in our network of exclusive international partnerships, for one or two semesters.
Important note for first semester students:
You will be registered in the Bond Business Mentoring Program, designed for all new undergraduate students. Please be advised the first gathering is scheduled during the Bond Business School orientation. If you require further information please email [email protected]
The below fees are based on an average per semester cost, fees may vary based on which subjects are selected and the number of subjects enrolled in for each semester:
- 2020 fees: $20,040 per semester (based on 4 subjects per semester)
When considering the fees associated with your studies, keep in mind that Bond’s accelerated schedule means you can finish your degree sooner and be out in the workforce up to a year earlier than if you went to another university.
This time saving also represents a substantial reduction in accommodation and living costs, plus a full year of extra earnings.
Applicants with recent secondary education (within the past two years)
Applicants must meet the University's general minimum admission criteria.
In the January semester 2019 there were fewer than five OP/ATAR offers made in this program hence no comparative information on previous OP/ATAR intake scores is available.
Visit our student profile if you are interested in the profile of all students who commenced undergraduate study at the Faculty in the January semester 2019.
International Secondary School students
For more information for International Students, including the International Baccalaureate, please go to the International Secondary School equivalency page.
Alternative entry pathways
For those applicants who do not currently have the required academic qualifications, there are a number of alternative entry pathways:
- Bond University Tertiary Preparation programs
- Bond University Diploma programs
- Other institutional Tertiary Preparation Programs
- Vocational education and training qualifications (Certificate IV and above)
- Prior higher education experience (at this university or another)
- Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT)
- Professional or para-professional qualifications/experience
- Employment experience verified by a statement of service from the employer stating the position title and length of service and a very brief statement on the tasks undertaken.
For more information on what is required please visit our how to apply page.
English language proficiency requirements
As tuition is delivered in English, all students will be required to provide documented evidence of the required level of proficiency in the English language. Read more detailed information on English language proficiency requirements for university study.
Credit for prior study
Subject credits may be awarded for previous studies. To apply for credits, you will need to submit academic transcripts including detailed subject outlines/course descriptions for each relevant subject and/or certified copies of testamurs to the Office of Future Students. Please refer to how to apply for credit for more information