Bachelor of Business (Tourism)

Qualification: Bachelor's Degree
Study mode: Online
On Campus
Payment options: FEE-HELP may be available
Payment plan
Upfront payment
Duration: 2 years: 12 units per year OR
3 years: 8 units per year
Start date: Monthly start dates – enquire now!
Awarded by: Martin (RTO 5806)

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About this course

The online Bachelor of Business (Tourism) from Martin will provide you with a broad understanding of the skills required to work within the tourism and travel sector.

In this comprehensive bachelor's program, students learn the fundamentals of tourism policy and strategy, destination development and marketing, tour operations and sustainable tourism practices.

A business and management focus underpins each of the course units, enabling students to develop their understanding of how to effectively market and manage core business operations within the field of tourism.


To be eligible to enrol in this course, you must meet the following entry requirements:

  • Have completed Year 12 in Australia or equivalent; OR
  • Be at least 21 years of age, and have relevant work experience; AND
  • Achieve at least an IELTS 6.0 or equivalent score within the Australian Core Skills Framework assessments in speaking and writing in English; AND
  • Attend an admissions interview and demonstrate that you have the skills and capacity to succeed in this course

Areas of study

In this business course, the subjects you will study include:

  • Introduction to management
  • Introduction to marketing
  • Information management systems
  • Introduction to business law
  • Introduction to accounting
  • Effective business communication
  • Introduction to HRM
  • Economics for business
  • Introduction to travel and tourism
  • Ethics and corporate social responsibility
  • Tourism management and development
  • Travel and tourism operations
  • Cultural awareness
  • Understanding and using research
  • Strategic management
  • Environmental/sustainable practice
  • Sports and special event tourism
  • Regional tourism
  • Tourism policy and strategy
  • Professional industry engagement
  • Plus four elective units

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Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Bachelor of Business (Tourism) from Martin.

Graduates of this business program will possess a highly transferable skillset, applicable within a broad range of business settings. The global reach of the tourism sector could see you finding work in just about any country, in organisations such as tour operators, airlines, hotels and resorts. You'll be qualified to seek work as a:

  • Tourism manager
  • Tourism research officer
  • Tourism marketing officer
  • Cultural tourism manager
  • Events coordinator/manager
  • Ecotourism project manager
  • Hotel manager
  • Public relations officer
  • Ecotourism guide
  • Cultural tourism liaison officer
  • Regional tourism coordinator

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Finance options

You may be eligible to receive a FEE-HELP loan for this degree, meaning you can defer payment of your course fees. Enquire now for more information and to see if you meet eligibility criteria.

Martin also offers flexible payment plans to help make studying more affordable.

View the tuition fees for 2016 here.

You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.
RTO 5806
Martin is a leading tertiary education institution offering a range of courses in events, business and management at certificate and diploma level. With over 35 years experience in the education sector, the college is focused on equipping students with the practical skills needed to enter the professional workforce. All Martin courses are accredited by the Australian Skills Quality Authority and meet the requirements of the VET Quality Framework.

Campus locations
Sydney – Level 1, 63 Oxford Street, Darlinghurst NSW 2010
Melbourne – Level 3, 30 Church Lane, Melbourne VIC 3000
Gold Coast – Level 5, 38 Cavill Avenue, Surfers Paradise, QLD 4217
Brisbane – Level 4, 119 Charlotte Street, Brisbane, Queensland 4000
Martin offers a range of student support services, and is dedicated to helping its students excel in their chosen field of speciality. As a Martin student you will be supported at every stage of your training; from talented mentors and one-on-one feedback sessions, through to academic skills workshops, and learning support services.

You will also be given access to the Basic Skill Key Builder, an online learning platform that creates individualised learning plans, houses interactive learning resources, and features support tutorials that are tailored to your needs.

Martin is dedicated to building inclusive learning environments, and provides disability services and free counselling sessions to promote wellbeing for all students.

Career Starter Program

Ensure you graduate job-ready with the help of Martin’s Career Starter Program. The program includes:

  • Careers counsellors: Available for personal guidance sessions, workshops, seminars, and mentoring.

  • Job placements: Short-term or part-time placements across a range of industries.

  • Internships: Gain valuable experience and start building your professional network.

  • Volunteer opportunities: Get a foot in the door and build valuable industry contacts.

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