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Undergraduate Programmes

Bachelor of Business (Tourism and Event Management) – University of South Australia

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Full-time 12 months
Qualifications Framework Level:5
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Commencement : SEP 2019
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Programme Features

The Bachelor of Business (Tourism and Event Management) programme is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills to become effective managers in the tourism and event industries. A positive attitude towards lifelong learning and a commitment to be socially responsible and make productive management decisions are important outcomes.

THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA

 

University of South Australia
University of South Australia
University of South Australia

 

The University of South Australia is a globally connected and engaged university helping solve the problems of industry and the professions. Our teaching is industry-informed and our research is inventive and adventurous with a focus on real-world experience. We create knowledge that is central to global economic and social prosperity. Our graduates are the new professionals, global citizens at ease with the world and ready to create and respond to change.

 

Our programmes are designed with a strong professional emphasis and in partnership with industry. With modern facilities across our Adelaide based campuses, we welcome students from across the globe.

 

Join a university awarded 5 QS stars for Excellence Join a university awarded 5 QS stars for Excellence

 

UniSA BUSINESS SCHOOL

 

Business School
Business School

 

The UniSA Business School is ranked within the top one percent worldwide and has been awarded five-Stars by QS World Rankings. It is also one of only nine Business Schools in Australia to be accredited by EQUIS – the EFMD Quality Improvement System.

 

The School’s strong partnerships give you the opportunity to work on industry projects, receive business mentoring and undertake internships as part of your studies.

This degree is offered full-time on a trimester basis on HKBU campuses. Face-to-face lectures and online support would be provided to students. Each course is normally taught through 39 contact hours.

Company Visit and Guest Talk – Students have opportunities to understand the operation of companies and gain insight into their future career path through activities such as company visits and guest talks.

 

Visit to Hotmob 1 Visit to Hotmob 2
Guest Talk Visit to Cathy Pacific

 

Study Tour – A valuable opportunities for students to broaden their horizons and to experience Australian culture through a series of activities and visits in the tour to Adelaide

 

Study Tour to Adelaide 1 Study Tour to Adelaide 2
Study Tour to Adelaide 3 Study Tour to Adelaide 4

 

Workshop – Writing workshops and Interview workshops for students to sharpen their skills and prepare themselves for a job.

 

Interview Workshop 1 Interview Workshop 2

Upon satisfactory completion of the programme, students will be awarded the Bachelor of Business (Tourism and Event Management) by the University of South Australia.

 

Click here to download the Programme Brochure

HKCAAVQ ACCREDITATION

 

The programme is accredited by HKCAAVQ as equivalent to HKQF Level 5, bachelor’s degrees offered by Hong Kong universities. With the programme’s accreditation status, students are eligible for below benefits:

  • Students can apply for Hong Kong Government’s Grants and Loans. For eligibility details, please refer to www.wfsfaa.gov.hk/sfo/tc/postsecondary/index.htm
  • Students can apply for Government scholarships
  • The degree qualifications are recognized by the Hong Kong Government for employment within the Civil Service
  • Accounting
  • Finance, Economics and Property
  • Law
  • Management and Human Resource Management
  • Marketing
  • Tourism, Sports and Events

Depending upon the amount of advanced standing awarded, most students are required to complete all the following courses in their study:

Course Title

  1. Business Operations
  2. Destination Management
  3. Foundations of Event Management
  4. International Business Environment
  5. Marketing for Tourism, Events and Hospitality
  6. New Technologies in Tourism, Events and Hospitality
  7. Policy and Planning for Sustainable Tourism
  8. Professional Development in Business
  9. Service Management in Tourism, Events and Hospitality
  10. Strategies for Events and Conventions
  11. Strategic Management
  12. Understanding Travel and Tourism

 

For outline of each course, please go to the University of South Australia Website: www.unisa.edu.au

The medium of instruction is English.

  • A dedicated website for Hong Kong students
  • Access to Hong Kong Baptist University Main Library and SCE Resource Library
  • Access to UniSA on-line library database
  • Access to computer and sports facilities at the Hong Kong Baptist University
  • Academic counselling
  • Medical and dental benefits

Careers in tourism and event management allow creativity and offer exciting experiences both in Hong Kong and overseas. In today’s global market, tourism and event organisations need people with managerial skills who also understand social and environmental sustainability issues. Our graduates have taken up positions within many sectors, including attractions and destinations, event and festival management, hospitality, food and wine, retail and wholesale travel, conventions and exhibitions, special events, airlines and hotels as festival assistants, tourism information officers, events coordinators, hotel managers and functions managers. These roles have been in both the public and private sectors, regional, metropolitan areas and overseas. Some graduates have even gone on to create and operate their own businesses.

Application Fee: HK$200
Tuition Fee:

HK$109,980 (by three instalments)

(subject to revision)

To accept the admission offer, applicants must pay a deposit of HK$5,000 and the first instalment of the tuition fee. The deposit and the tuition fee paid are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Students may apply for the following financial assistance:

  1. Non-means-tested Loan
  2. Hong Kong Government’s Grants and Loans
  3. Government Scholarship

Click here for more info on the financial assistance available.

Applicants for the University of South Australia Bachelor’s programmes should possess:

  • A recognised associate degree/higher diploma in a relevant discipline and
  • English Language Proficiency which requires:
    an overall minimum IELTS score (or equivalent as approved by UniSA) of 6.0 with a minimum score of 6.0 in the reading, writing, speaking and listening sub scores, achieved in the last two years; or previous successful tertiary study in the last two years where English was the language of instruction, and in a location (such as Hong Kong ) where English is an official or common language in accordance with UniSA requirements

 

Admission Track Record

Institutions

Programmes

College of International Education,

Hong Kong Baptist University (CIE)

  • Associate of Arts (Tourism and Hospitality Management)
  • Associate of Arts (Business Administration)
  • Associate of Arts (Marketing)
  • Associate of Science (Professional Accounting)
  • Associate of Arts (Financial Management)

Hong Kong Community College,

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (HKCC)

  • Associate in Business (Hospitality Management)

School of Continuing and Professional Studies,

The Chinese University of Hong Kong (SCS)

  • Higher Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management

Lingnan Institute of Further Education (LIFE)

  • Higher Diploma in Tourism

Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (IVE)

  • Higher Diploma in Hotel and Catering Management

YMCA College of Continuing Education

  • TAFE NSW Advanced Diploma of Hospitality

 

Admission is not limited to graduates from the above programmes. Applicants from other programmes will be assessed individually.

Application forms are obtainable from SCE offices during the application period or by downloading from the programme webpage.

 

Click here to download the Application Form (with notes to applicants)

Exempted Course at Non-local Course Registry, Education Bureau (Reference Number: 411321)

It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognise any qualification to which these courses may lead.

University of South Australia’s CRICOS Provider Number 00121B

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The above information is for reference only. The School reserves the right to make alterations or to cancel any class/programme without prior notice. Students are advised to follow the requirements listed in the course information distributed on admission.