Introduction

The Bachelor of International Hotel and Tourism Management prepares students for professional and managerial roles in the global tourism industry, including hotels, resorts, airlines, restaurants, theme parks, cruises, destination marketing and management organisations, and events. Bond has strong relationships with Marriott, Accor, Hilton, InterContinental, Sheraton, Wyndham and many other international tourism organisations to ensure that students have the opportunity to see real industry projects and undertake internships throughout their studies. Bond’s Bachelor of International Hotel and Tourism Management is the only program in Australia to offer the Revenue Management Major, addressing the shortage of skilled revenue managers in the hotel and tourism industry. The Gold Coast has over 300 hotels and resorts plus dozens of major attractions in the region providing you with opportunities to gain experience at your fingertips.

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.

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:

  • Airlines
  • Cruises
  • Hotels
  • Government
  • Research
  • Resorts
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks

The Bachelor of International Hotel and Tourism Management program comprises 24 subjects, as follows:

View the Program structure and sequence plans for page or all semesters of commencement.

University core subjects (3)

Plus: CORE11-004 Beyond Bond: Professional Development and Community Engagement

Faculty core subjects (14)

Students must complete 400 hours work experience as a graduation requirement, in approved industry/positions. 

Major (6)

You must complete either the Event Management major (EVTM) or Digital Revenue Management major (REVM).

Electives (1)

Students must complete one (1) elective subject from any of the Faculty Electives that may be drawn from any subject area or discipline within the Bond Business School subject list.

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 and Student Engagement Officer in the Student Business Centre.

  • Study Tour
    The Study Tour requires approval from the Faculty. (Please note that Additional Costs are associated with this subject).
  • Business Internship
    The Internship requires a GPA credit average and requires approval from the Faculty with an application to the Career Development Centre.
  • Special Topic
    The Special Topic is only available in exceptional circumstances and requires Program Director's approval.
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 scheduled gathering is in the Bond Business School orientation, If you require further information please email businessmentoring@bond.edu.au  

Academic requirements

Year 12 school leaver

Bond University requires the successful completion of Year 12 or equivalent for entry to Bachelor level programs. Bond does not rely solely on the Overall Position (OP) or the Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR). Rather, a range of criteria are also considered such as extracurricular activities and personal attributes, including outstanding leadership qualities and community involvement.

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

Key dates

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How to apply

In order to apply for study at Bond University, you will need to complete the online application form. To find out more about the application process please refer to how to apply.

International Hotel and Tourism Management majors

Complete six subjects from one of the following majors:

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