Handbook Public View

This page displays current curriculum information. For staff view, please login

Major (2020)

Information on this page, including unit offerings, is from the 2020 academic year.

Hospitality and Tourism Management (BBus)

  • B1367BACHELOR OF BUSINESS

  • Course Outline
  • Course Structure
  • Fees
  • Course Plans
Title Hospitality and Tourism Management (BBus)
Course Code B1367
Study Level Bachelor (Undergraduate)
Organisational Unit Business
Academic Contacts

Academic Chair: Mr John Murphy | Email: j.murphy@murdoch.edu.au | Tel: 9360 7515

Qualification Bachelor of Business (BBus) in Hospitality and Tourism Management
Duration 3 years available both full-time and part-time
Availability Murdoch campus (internal)
Murdoch campus (external)
Description Tourism and hospitality industries are becoming increasingly sophisticated and are
growing rapidly. The Hospitality and Tourism Management major prepares students
to meet the challenges of this exciting industry by providing them with core
knowledge and skills in both the areas of business and tourism. Students will gain
an understanding of business management principles and contemporary
developments in hospitality and tourism management through the study of
management principles, sustainable tourism and destination management. They
will apply their knowledge and skills through the planning and completion of a
significant project.
A Bachelor of Business provides a broad understanding of individual, organisational and societal issues. You will have the practical skills to identify business opportunities, analyse problems and implement solutions and you will be able to demonstrate a knowledge of business principles across key functional areas. You will have depth of knowledge in one or more business disciplines: accounting, banking, business law, finance, hospitality and tourism management, human resources management, international business, management and marketing.
Major Learning Outcomes MLO1: Demonstrate knowledge of Hospitality and Tourism Management
MLO2: Apply Hospitality and Tourism Management knowledge in practical contexts
MLO3: Exhibit effective communication and interpersonal skills
MLO4: Evaluate Hospitality and Tourism Management issues and problems and
develop evidence-based conclusions
MLO5: Demonstrate the capability to engage in lifelong learning
MLO6: Display the capability to think across cultures and contexts
MLO7: Integrate knowledge of ethical issues into professional practice.
Course Learning Outcomes CLO1: Demonstrate knowledge of cognate discipline
CLO2: Apply discipline knowledge in practical contexts (e.g. workplace)
CLO3: Exhibit effective interpersonal skills appropriate to the context
CLO4: Evaluate issues and problems and structure evidence-based conclusions
CLO5: Employ learning strategies that demonstrate intentional learning
CLO6: Display the capability to think across contexts
CLO7: Integrate knowledge of ethical issues into professional practice
Employment Prospects Tourism industry such as tour operators, accommodation outlets and resorts; travel
wholesalers and retailers, NGOs and government agencies.
Recommended Double Majors Human Resources Management; International Business; Management; Marketing; Tourism and Events
Professional Accreditation Business Law
Excluded Double Majors Hospitality and Tourism Management
Main research areas Management, tourism.
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.

Course Structure - 72 credit points

Where a course core unit is listed in a major structure, an elective unit may be required. Please contact your Student Advisor for further advice.

Year 1 - 24 credit points

Murdoch Spine: Career Learning - 3 credit points

MSP100 Career Learning: Managing Your Career - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-external, S2-external

Core Units - 15 credit points

BUS123 Management in a Global Environment - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

BUS124 Global Marketing - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

BUS163 Introduction to Accounting - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

BUS171 Foundations of Economics - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

BSL165 Foundations of Business Law - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

Major Units - 6 credit points

Refer to Major structure - Major List below

Year 2 - 24 credit points

Murdoch Spine: Career Learning - 3 credit points

MSP200 Building Enterprise Skills - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-external, S2-external

OR

MSP201 Real World Learning - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-external, S2-external, SUM-external, W-external, Y-external

Major Units - 9 credit points

Refer to Major structure - Major List below

Options - 12 credit points

Major 2/Co-major/Minor/General Electives

Year 3 - 24 credit points

Murdoch Spine: Career Learning - 3 credit points

MSP200 Building Enterprise Skills - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-external, S2-external

OR

MSP201 Real World Learning - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-external, S2-external, SUM-external, W-external, Y-external

Major Units - 9 credit points

Refer to Major structure - Major List below

Options - 12 credit points

Major 2/Co-major/Minor/General Electives

Major List

Accounting Major
Banking Major
Business Law Major
Finance Major
Global Business and Politics Major
Hospitality and Tourism Management Major
Human Resources Management Major
International Business Major
Management Major
Marketing Major

Major Structure - 24 credit points

Core Units - 24 credit points

BUS123 Management in a Global Environment - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

BSL165 Foundations of Business Law - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

TOU101 Introduction to Tourism Systems - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

BSL204 Tourism and Hospitality Law - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

BUS293 Organisational Theory and Behaviour - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

TOU221 Sustainable Tourism - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

BUS338 Global Strategic Management - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

TOU323 Destination Management - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

No course plans are available for this course in 2020.

To check other years, go to the Course Plans site.

Fee Calculator
Handbook help
Information for Students

Cancellation

The University reserves the right to cancel, without notice, any course, major, minor or unit if the number of students enrolled falls below limits set by the University.


Regulations and Rules

Students should ensure they are familiar with the University's internal legislation, including provisions specifically relevant to their studies. See the University Regulation overview and view legislation online.