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Become an in demand tourism professional
Demand for professional staff in international tourism organisations continues to build, particularly in the Asia-Pacific region which represents one of the largest and fastest growing industry markets. International tourism organisations include international hotel and resort groups, food and beverage operators, attraction and entertainment services, tourism providers, destination marketing and management organisations.
A specialist degree in international tourism and hotel management from Griffith will allow you to take advantage of this growth by providing you with knowledge of service industries combined with professional leadership and business management skills. We’ll also teach you how to innovate and think creatively and sustainably, so you are ready for the future of business.
Brand new Bachelor of Business, commencing 2021
The new Bachelor of Business is a new degree for a new way of thinking in the new economy. Designed around a collaborative approach to problem solving, this degree offers you more majors than any other business degree in Australia. More choice means more opportunity, so whether you want to be an accountant, executive, own your own business or an international consultant, this degree will make you a more compelling business partner. Commence in 2021 and choose your majors in 2022.
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Study tourism and hospitality at Griffith
Join the new way of thinking
The world is catching up with a clear shift away from outdated business practices. The new Bachelor of business is a genuine alternative to traditional business degrees. It’s a whole new way of thinking for a whole new generation of future business professionals.
Ranked #1 in Australia
Griffith was one of the first universities in Australia to develop degrees in Tourism and Hotel Management and we continue to lead the field today. In the 2019 QS World University Subject Rankings our Hospitality and Leisure Management subjects ranked number one in Australia and 15th globally. In further success, in the most recent Academic Ranking of World Universities, Shanghai Jao Tong Rankings Hospitality and Tourism Management ranked second globally. Our Department of Tourism, Sport and Hotel Management has won the Queensland Tourism Awards for Excellence in Industry Education ten times since 1993 and are now members of the Queensland Tourism Hall of Fame. They have also been awarded a prestigious Australian Tourism Award in the Tourism Education and Training category.
Industry professionals work with us to develop and deliver courses, ensuring that when you graduate, you will have the skills employers want. Thanks to Griffith’s strong partnerships and working relationship with the major hotel chains in South East Queensland and tourism operators, you’ll have the chance to gain knowledge from guest speakers and develop valuable industry contacts for your future career.
Griffith Business School is an accredited member of AACSB International which means our business degrees are internationally recognised for excellence and outstanding business education. It’s the most prestigious accreditation a business school can earn.
During four years studying a business and graphic design double degree, Jackie Babbage worked three different roles at three different businesses and completed a university internship with an app development company. Her focus, determination and considerable time management skills brought their reward when she was approached by founder of Riverlife John Sharpe who invited her to interview for a position with the popular Brisbane lifestyle and entertainment venue. Jackie is now involved in the development of marketing strategy, managing the implementation of content and the ongoing improvement of marketing and online presence of all associated Riverlife brands.
Become a researcher
If you are considering ongoing research study, Griffith Business School has a number of disciplines where you can specialise by studying a PHD.
Unsure if you meet the entry requirements?
If you don’t meet the criteria for your degree, you can still come to Griffith. Our admission pathway options can help you improve your selection rank, upgrade to your preferred degree or satisfy subject prerequisites.
Forge your path with Business at Griffith
New thinking for the new economy
Inspiring generations and preparing business leaders.
Build your professional and social networks, and enhance your business skills with hundreds of practical activities.
Rewarding excellence and potential, no matter your background. Valued up to $20,000. ATAR 99.95–66.00
Set yourself up for a career in a growth industry
A Griffith international tourism and hotel management degree provides you with an understanding of management and business issues. It also equips you with the skills and insight to challenge conventions and meet the challenges in achieving sustainable growth of the tourism and hospitality sector. You'll be prepared for work in a range of roles, including in hotel and resort groups and the accommodation sector, cruise ships, retail travel and travel marketing, in independent restaurants and internationally recognised chains, with entertainment and leisure providers such as theme parks, with suppliers of goods and services to the hospitality industry, in airlines, and with local, state and federal tourism and regional planning authorities.
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