Faculty of Commerce

Bachelor of Commerce (Tourism Management)

Testamur Title of Degree:

Bachelor of Commerce (Tourism Management)

Abbreviation:

BCom (Tour Mgmt)

Home Faculty:

Commerce

Duration:

3 years full-time or part-time equivalent

Total Credit Points:

144

Delivery Mode:

On campus (Face-to-face)

Starting Session(s):

Autumn

UOW Course Code:

1844

UAC Code:

753650

Location:

Wollongong

CRICOS Code:

068765D

Overview

The Bachelor of Commerce (Tourism Management) is delivered jointly by the University of Wollongong and the Institute of TAFE. Upon completion, students receive a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Wollongong and an Advanced Diploma in Tourism Management from TAFE. The program offers broad and comprehensive preparation for students wishing to pursue a management career in the tourism industry.

Entry Requirements / Assumed Knowledge

Students need to be 18 years of age by 1 April in their first year of TAFE enrolment. Assumed knowledge is any two units of English. Entry is open to students who have gained an Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) or equivalent at a level determined by UOW for this calendar year.

Applications are also accepted from students who have successfully completed a recognised TAFE qualification or course of study from an accredited institution.

Credit Transfer

The Faculty offers credit transfer to students who have successfully completed relevant courses at accredited universities and colleges. Refer to: www.uow.edu.au/handbook/generalcourserules/UOW028672.html

Course Requirements

This course is offered in conjunction and concurrently with the TAFE Advanced Diploma in Tourism Management. The Tourism Management component will be delivered by TAFE and result in the award of an Advanced Diploma in Tourism Management.

    1. To qualify for the award of Bachelor of Commerce (Tourism Management) a candidate shall accrue an aggregate of at least 144 credit points by satisfactory completion of subjects listed in the program of study.
    2. Of the 144 credit points not more than 72 credit points shall be for 100-level subjects.
    3. Students should note that a Pass Conceded, Pass Terminating or Pass Restricted grade at 300-level in any required subject within the program of study for the Bachelor of Commerce (Tourism Management) does not satisfy the degree requirements.

Credit arrangements may occur between the TAFE Advanced Diploma in Tourism Management and the University of Wollongong Bachelor of Commerce (Tourism Management) provided these courses are completed concurrently.

Should the Advanced Diploma in Tourism Management be completed prior to enrolling in the Bachelor of Commerce the standard credit transfer will apply.

All admission applications must be completed on an Undergraduate Course Application Form.

Course Program

Number

Subject

Session

Credit Points

ACCY111

Accounting Fundamentals in Society

Autumn/Spring

6

COMM101

Principles of Responsible Commerce

Autumn/Spring

6

ECON101

Macroeconomic Essentials for Business

Autumn/Spring

6

COMM121

Statistics for Business

Autumn/Spring

6

FIN111

Introductory Principles of Finance

Autumn/Spring

6

At least one subject from the following

ACCY112

Accounting in Organisations

Spring

6

or

ECON111

Introductory Microeconomics

Autumn/Spring

6

Plus

MARK205

Introductory Marketing Research

Autumn

6

MARK217

Consumer Behaviour

Autumn

6

MARK270

Services Marketing

Spring

6

MARK333

Marketing Communications & Advertising

Autumn

6

MGMT314

Strategic Management

Autumn/Spring

6

Plus either

MGMT316

Operations Management

Spring

6

or

MGMT389

International Business Management

Autumn

6

Plus either

ECON309

Environmental Economics

Autumn

6

or

Any 200 or 300 level Commerce subject available

6

 

Plus any 200 or 300 level Commerce subject available

6

 

Plus one capstone subject from:

COMM331

Simulation of a Socially Innovative Enterprise

n/o 2010

6

COMM332

Start Up of a Socially Innovative Business

n/o 2010

6

COMM333

Applied Business Research for Social Innovation

n/o 2010

6

COMM334

Intercultural Applications of Socially Innovative Commerce

n/o 2010

6

Contact TAFE

For enquiries for the TAFE component, please contact:

TAFE - Wollongong
John.boss@det.nsw.edu.au