Designed to prepare you for the demands of industry, our unique Bachelor of Business (Tourism, Leisure, and Event Management) program is your ticket to a fast paced career filled with opportunities. With a shift in focus to sustainable tourism, employers are looking for a new breed of tourism, leisure, and event managers. Real experiences include field work (e.g. Fraser Island) and industry projects that assist you to develop a solid foundation upon which you will enhance your knowledge of consumer needs and motivations, product development, service, stakeholder engagement, event management, business events, leisure, niche tourism, policy and planning, innovation and technology.
This program gives you the confidence in public speaking, communication, team work, leadership, time management, and inter-cultural understanding. You’ll benefit from direct industry engagement through guest speakers, volunteer opportunities and work experience with local businesses and other industry-focused activities. Broaden your experience by studying a component of this program overseas with the Study Overseas program.
Accommodation/destination management; marketing; festivals/sporting events; attraction/leisure/conference management; research; policy; hospitality.
Further develop your practical skills, and your industry networks, on a supervised 12 week internship where you can really immerse yourself in the ...
Further develop your practical skills, and your industry networks, on a supervised 12 week internship where you can really immerse yourself in the career you are striving for. Internships are as broad as the industry with students having interned with: V8 Supercars, Wedding events, Accommodation providers (Oaks Resorts), Woodford Folk Festival, Ecotourism Australia, Aussie World, Moreton and Sunshine Coast Councils and Visit Sunshine Coast (to name but a few).