Bachelor of International Tourism

Fast facts

Course type: Undergraduate degree
Course length: 3 years
Location: On campus


2014 Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR): 70.15
Guaranteed entry ATAR:
80.00
TAFElink:
Certificate 4 or above
Bonus points: LOTE, SEAS, RISAS


International students:
FISC Foundation: 6.0, A Levels: 6, IB Diploma: 24, Gao Kao: Tier Two
English requirements


Course overview

The Bachelor of International Tourism is an industry focused degree which trains graduates for employment in a very diverse industry.

The course covers issues in tourism development and planning that allow for the retention of the authentic character of a place and investigates the approaches required to best respond to the opportunities and challenges presented in global tourism. 

Policy, strategic development and global best practice are also covered.

In addition to the common core of tourism and business subjects, you will choose from 1 of the following 3 streams:

  • Cultural Tourism
  • Festival and Event Design and Management
  • Nature Based Tourism. 

Field work and site visits are an integral part of the course and Industry Practicum - in Australia or overseas - is a compulsory component of the degree.

What will I study? 

Refer to the course rule.

What is International Tourism?

International Tourism examines the tourism industry from a global perspective, with a triple bottom line approach of economic, environmental and cultural impact, which is underpinned by the principles of sustainability.

Why study International Tourism at Flinders?

The Bachelor of International Tourism at Flinders: 

  • has a wide perspective with excellent global employment opportunities
  • is taught by people who work in the industry, and shaped by industry feedback and requirements
  • offers small class sizes, flexibility and a variety of topics that provide a broad range of skills and a knowledge base
  • has the strong support of industry, with employers contacting us seeking graduates to fill vacant positions.

Career opportunities

What can I do with my Bachelor of International Tourism degree?

Combined degree options

You can combine this course with the following:

Study a language

Flinders also offers all students the opportunity to major in a language in conjunction with any undergraduate course. The Diploma in Language is designed to provide students with competence in a chosen language that adds greater portability to their qualifications. You will complete a total of one extra year of study and graduate with both your chosen degree and the Diploma in Language. You can apply for this at time of enrolment.

Entry requirements

Prerequisities: None

Domestic students: You can qualify for undergraduate courses through: year 12 qualifications, adult entry (STAT/Bridging Program), TAFE/VET qualification, higher education transfers. Flinders also offers a range of special access schemes. Refer to undergraduate study applications.

International students: Entry and English requirements

Applications and annual fees

Domestic students
SATAC code: 214841
Mid year entry: Yes
Applications: SATAC Uniweb 
Annual fees:

Place type: Commonwealth-supported

2015: $9,148

International students
CRICOS code: 056882J
Mid year entry: Yes
Applications: How to apply 
Annual fees:

2015: $21,400

 

 

Note: Domestic student fees are indicative only. Further information: How are these fees calculated?

Further study options

Course brochures

Domestic students
International Studies, Tourism & Languages (PDF 702KB)
International students
eBrochure: Undergraduate international prospectus
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