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.

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

Establish the quality and appropriateness of analysis and linkage of findings to the research problem, along with practical and theoretical implications.

Demonstrate a contribution to the body of knowledge by producing a thesis appropriate to a discipline area.

Present research proposals and findings at academic forums, and incorporate feedback received into the study.

Identify and scope a research-worthy, discipline-specific problem, taking into account the important theory, practical application, ethical considerations, and the time and resource constraints applicable to the study.

Demonstrate an appreciation of the current issues and developed thinking pertaining to the discipline area investigated by producing a literature review which appropriately identifies relevant sources of information.

Creativity

Develop a research question in collaboration with a research supervisor.

Demonstrate and apply critical thinking and judgement in developing new understanding

Ethical practice

Apply discipline based knowledge and skills in situations that require autonomy and well-developed responsible behaviour.

Describe and apply a recognised ethical framework to analyse behaviour in a discipline or workplace/organisation.

Knowledge of a discipline

Demonstrate an understanding and application of research, analytical and technical skills in a tourism or hospitality research context.

Demonstrate and apply in-depth discipline specific knowledge and skills with a global perspective.

Lifelong learning

Critically review the literature relevant to their research question and methodology.

Demonstrate autonomy, well developed judgement, adaptability and responsibility as a learner

Communication and social skills

Investigate and explain leadership research and practice in the management of people and self.

Appraise self and team regarding participation and performance.

Prepare and deliver well developed discipline advice, knowledge and ideas orally for scholarly and public contexts.

Prepare and deliver well developed and justified, discipline advice using written communications suitable for scholarly and public contexts.

Cultural competence

Demonstrate cultural awareness relevant to the research question and methodology


Course overview

Course code

3507027

Course abbreviation

BBusTour&HospMgt(Hons)

Credit points

96

Equivalent units

8

Duration

1 year full-time; 2 years part-time

Duration

1 year full-time

Availability details

Domestic

Location Teaching period UAC code QTAC code
Coffs Harbour Session 1 N/A N/A
Gold Coast Session 1 N/A N/A
Lismore Session 1 N/A N/A
Melbourne - The Hotel School Session 1 N/A N/A
Sydney - The Hotel School Session 1 N/A N/A
Online Session 1 N/A N/A

Fee information

Commonwealth supported


International

Location Teaching period Annual Fees CRICOS
Coffs Harbour Session 1 $20,080 ($2,510 per unit) 072963G
Gold Coast Session 1 $20,080 ($2,510 per unit) 072963G
Lismore Session 1 $20,080 ($2,510 per unit) 072963G
Melbourne - The Hotel School Session 1 N/A N/A
Sydney - The Hotel School Session 1 072963G

Course requirements

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

  1. Students are required to pass the Research Design and Methods unit 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%.
  2. 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 six (6) units.

Course progressions

Your course progression is in the recommended order you should complete your course in. It is important that you follow this to ensure you meet the course requirements. Assistance on how to enrol can be accessed here.

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

Browse uni-wide elective units by selecting Uni-wide elective in the advanced filter of the Unit search

Browse shared majors and their units at Shared majors

Title Level of learning Note
Year 1, Session 1
Part-time students should select MAT93010 - Research Design and Methods in Year 1, Session 1 and BUS40006 - Research Thesis (Part 1 of 3) in Year 1, Session 2 Note 1
MAT93010 - Research Design and Methods Advanced Note 1
BUS40006 - Research Thesis (Part 1 of 3) Advanced Note 1
Year 1, Session 2
Part-time students should select BUS40004 - Research Thesis (Part 2 of 3) in Year 2, Session 1 and BUS40005 - Research Thesis (Part 3 of 3) in Year 2, Session 2. Note 1
BUS40004 - Research Thesis (Part 2 of 3) Advanced Note 1
BUS40005 - Research Thesis (Part 3 of 3) Advanced Note 1

Notes

Note 1: Double-weighted unit