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The Department of Tourism Sport and Hotel Management offers internationally recognized degrees in Tourism and Hospitality Management, Event Management, Sport Management and Property and Real Estate Management.

Our Hospitality and Tourism field has been ranked 1st in Australia and 5th globally by the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), formally Shanghai Rankings, which evaluates universities worldwide.

Our high-impact research, innovative approach and strong partnerships with industry will ensure you graduate with a highly relevant degree that is valued by employers. This enables our students to contribute effectively in their chosen field and meet challenges facing both the domestic and the global business environment.

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Sport and Gender Equity @ Griffith

The purpose of Sport and Gender Equity @ Griffith is to lead innovative and impactful research that advances gender equity in sport through a multi-disciplinary research hub connecting scholars, practitioners, athletes and advocates.

Professor Simone Fullagar is Chair of the SAGE group and a leading qualitative researcher who has published widely on gender equity in sport, mental health, active communities and social well-being. As an interdisciplinary sociologist and sport management researcher, Simone explores key issues affecting social, policy and organisational change within and beyond sport.

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Investigating issues for women in tourism

Dr Elaine Chiao Ling Yang is an emerging tourism researcher in Australia. Her research investigated various issues pertinent to women in tourism as workers, entrepreneurs, and travellers. She has also undertaken research on the social impact of tourism, Asian tourism, and solo consumers.

Last year Elaine delivered a digital entrepreneurship research and training project funded by DFAT to empower female tourism entrepreneurs in Latin America. She is currently working on a project investigating the work conditions of migrant female hospitality workers. Elaine’s goal is to work on projects that bring positive changes to women and marginalised groups in tourism and hospitality

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Leading tourism research

Dr Brent Moyle is an Associate Professor in the Department of Tourism, Sport and Hotel Management, Griffith University. He takes an interdisciplinary approach to tourism research, partnering with researchers and communities to maximise outcomes.

Brent takes pride in conducting research at the interface between theory and practice, engaging extensively with industry partners to complete research with impact. His passion for sustainable regional development laid the foundations for a number of long-term collaborations with local government and parks agencies.

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Hear directly from industry experts, industry partners and our own academics on the current state of the tourism industry, how the future of the industry looks bright and the work that Griffith is doing to ensure sustainable tourism.

Study Tourism, Sport or Hotel Management

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Our research focuses on understanding event, hotel, sport and tourism management, and real estate and property development - and the role these industries play in our lives.

Through our research, the Department aims to contribute to sustainability, engender corporate social responsibility, influence social and government policies, and promote best practice in our field.

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We foster mutually beneficial partnerships with industry, government and the community that power innovation and drive success.

Our wide­-reaching relationships help boost outcomes for businesses and enhance student learning.

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Student Opportunities

Griffith Business School offers many opportunities for students to get involved with our community, build professional and social networks, and enhance their business skills. We also offer a wide range of scholarships, prizes and awards to assist with the costs of course fees, textbooks, accommodation and living expenses.

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Professional Accreditation

Griffith Business School is an accredited member of AACSB International — The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

AACSB Accreditation is known, worldwide, as the longest standing, most recognised form of professional accreditation an institution and its business programs can earn.

Committed to sustainable enterprise

The School is a signatory to the UN Principles for Responsible Management Education and the UN Global Compact. This engagement demonstrates the School's strong commitment to sustainable enterprise development and corporate responsibility.


Griffith University has again been recognised as a leader in Hospitality and Tourism with subjects in Griffith’s Business School ranked in the Top Five worldwide in the prestigious ShanghaiRanking’s Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2021.

The ShanghaiRanking also rated Griffith number one in Australia for Hospitality and Tourism Management, and Law (including criminology).

Department of Tourism, Sport and Hotel Management Acting Deputy Head of Department Associate Professor Kevin Filo said Tourism and Hospitality at Griffith had always been highly regarded.

Our close alignment with the Griffith Institute for Tourism puts us in a unique position with regard to research." he said.

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