Fast facts

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

2017 Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR): 70.00
Guaranteed entry ATAR:
Certificate 4 or above
Bonus points: Yes

Admission information setsFlinders University | Bachelor of International Tourism

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:

Combine with the Bachelor of Letters

The Bachelor of Letters is available to all students studying a degree at Flinders and is available in languages, English, creative writing, innovation and enterprise, and sports performance coaching. It enables you to follow your interests and aspirations and enhance your career prospects by undertaking a second area of study in addition to your primary degree. You will graduate with two qualifications, expanding your employment opportunities.

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

2018: $9,640

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

2018: $25,800
2019: $27,600




  • Domestic student fees are indicative only. Further information: How are these fees calculated?
  • We accept international applications for programs commencing beyond the year advertised and tuition fees for these years will be higher. Please note that your tuition fees may be subject to an annual increase.

Further study options

Course brochures

Domestic students
Culture and communication (PDF 1MB)
International students

International course guides