Course summary

The Bachelor of Business in Tourism and Hospitality Management with Honours is an independent year of study offered to students who demonstrate meritorious performance in their undergraduate studies.

The School of Business and Tourism honours course is a practical model in which the Honours student becomes a “research apprentice”. It offers students the necessary research tools to learn the trade of rigorous scholarly enquiry and build a bridge to further higher research degree studies.

Interested applicants need to contact the University to discuss their eligibility and to find a suitable honours supervisor for their proposed honours topic prior to lodging their application.

Graduate AttributeCourse Learning Outcome
Intellectual rigour




Ethical practice


Knowledge of a discipline


Lifelong learning


Communication and social skills


Cultural competence


Course overview

Course code


Course abbreviation


Credit points


Equivalent units


Domestic duration

1 year full-time; 2 years part-time

International duration

1 year full-time

Availability details


Location Session UAC code QTAC code
Coffs Harbour 1 N/A N/A
Gold Coast 1 N/A N/A
Lismore 1 N/A N/A
Online 1 N/A N/A

Domestic fees

Commonwealth supported


Location Session Annual Fees CRICOS
Coffs Harbour 1 $18,160 ($2,270 per unit) 072963G
Gold Coast 1 $18,160 ($2,270 per unit) 072963G
Lismore 1 $18,160 ($2,270 per unit) 072963G

Course requirements

See the University’s Rules Relating to Awards, in conjunction with the Specific Award Rules listed below.

Students are required to pass MNG40033 Advanced Research Seminar in Tourism, Hospitality and Events to satisfactorily progress through the remainder of the Honours course. The result of this unit will count as 25% of the total Honours grade, and the written thesis will count towards the remaining 75%.

The course will comprise research leading to the completion of a thesis based upon original work. The thesis will have a workload requirement equivalent to eight (8) units;

Course progressions

Students should use course progression information to select units specific to their course and enrol in these units using My Enrolment

Title Level of learning Note
Year 1, Session 1
Part-time students should select MNG40033 in Year 1, Session 1 and MNG40005 in Year 1, Session 2
MNG40033 - Advanced Research Seminar in Tourism, Hospitality and Events Advanced Note 1 Note 1
MNG40005 - Tourism and Hospitality Thesis (Stage 1 of 3) Advanced Note 1 Note 1
Year 1, Session 2
Part-time students should select MNG40006 in Year 2, Session 1 and MNG40007 in Year 2, Session 2.
MNG40006 - Tourism and Hospitality Thesis (Stage 2 of 3) Advanced Note 1 Note 1
MNG40007 - Tourism and Hospitality Thesis (Stage 3 of 3) Advanced Note 1 Note 1


Note 1: Double-weighted unit