#CoursesGalore: Hospitality and Tourism Management
What is it?
The hospitality industry is more than just managing hotels, restaurants and cafés. It includes resorts, casinos, integrated resorts, catering, clubs, cruise ships, and events and convention centre management. Hospitality and tourism management is a multidisciplinary field of study that provides students with the expertise, commitment and skills for management, marketing and operations positions in this expanding global industry.
What will you study?
The programme develops management capabilities through the study of basic concepts, problem identification, decision making, theory and management applications. You will also acquire specialised skills to ensure a successful career in the industry, eg front office operations, food and beverage management, and housekeeping management.
Tourism principles; business communications; food and beverage operations; personnel practices; principles of marketing; events management; destination management; accounting principles.
Typical course duration
A degree in this subject will take at least three years to complete.
Most universities have no specific subject requirements.
What do graduates do?
You can work in hotels, restaurants, travel agencies, tour companies and other hospitality industries as a manager, tour guide, event manager, marketer etc.