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Undergraduate

Tourism and Hospitality and Public Relations Double Major

Bachelor of Commerce - BCom(Curtin) - MJDU-TRHPR Curtin Business School
Indicative ATAR 70 Indicative TER (ATAR) - This figure provides an indication of the TER (ATAR) normally required to enter this course. It is provided as a guide only.
Location Bentley, Malaysia, Mauritius or Sarawak This course may not be offered at all locations every year. Please contact us for more information on availability.
Study method Full-time or part-time
Study mode On-campus or mixed on- and off-campus
Intake February or July
Duration 3 years full-time

Course overview

This double major is offered within the Bachelor of Commerce. Double majors can enhance your studies and support your career goals.

What the course involves:

The Tourism and Hospitality major will give you the knowledge and skills you need to become an effective manager in this industry in Australia and overseas.

You will study contemporary issues in tourism management, sustainable management of tourism, the impact of tourism on the local and global economy and the role of marketing in this industry.

The Public Relations major will teach you how to plan and develop effective communication strategies, and how to put your plans into action and measure their effectiveness. It will also prepare you for engaging with stakeholders, primary decision-making and managing relationships.

High achieving students may complete an additional honours year enabling them to undertake their own significant research project.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for Australian and New Zealand students

Indicative TER (ATAR) Indicative TER (ATAR) - This figure provides an indication of the TER (ATAR) normally required to enter this course. It is provided as a guide only.

70

STAT entry STAT entry - The Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT) assesses competencies considered important for success at uni. These tests are provided by the Tertiary Institutions Service Centre (TISC) to help mature age candidates apply for certain courses.

Written English and either verbal or quantitative

Please see our correlation comparability for previous TEE subjects, WACE courses and WACE ATAR courses.

Mature age entry

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Essential WACE courses

English, English Literature or English as an Additional Language/Dialect

Desirable WACE courses

Applicable Mathematics or Discrete Mathematics

2011 essential subjects

At least English 2A/2B, Literature 2A/2B or English as an Additional Language/Dialect 2A/2B

2011 desirable subjects:

At least English 2A/2B, Literature 2A/2B or English as an Additional Language/Dialect 2A/2B

Notes

Regional campuses may offer the common first year units only.

Fees

Fees for Australian and New Zealand students

Year Student type Cost
2017 Commonwealth supported What is a Commonwealth supported place (CSP)? - A CSP is subsidised by the Australian Government. They pay part of the course fees directly to Curtin and then the student pays the remainder. The student can defer this fee to their HECS-HELP loan.

All Australian students studying an undergraduate degree are automatically awarded a Commonwealth supported place.

Learn more about CSPs and whether you're eligible by visiting the Australian Government's StudyAssist website.
$10,450*

Fees are indicative first year only.

*The indicative first-year fee is calculated on 200 credit points, which is the typical full-time study load per year, however some courses require additional study to be completed, in which case the fee will be higher than that shown.

This fee is a guide only. It may vary depending on the units you choose and do not include incidental fees (such as lab coats or art supplies) or the cost of your textbooks - visit other fees and charges for more information. For more information on fees and to determine your eligibility for HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP, please visit fee basics or the Study Assist website

If you're not an Australian citizen, permanent resident or New Zealand citizen, please see information for international students.

Professional recognition

Graduates meet the academic requirements for membership of the Public Relations Institute of Western Australia, and may receive recognition from a range of professional bodies such as the Australian Institute of Marketing and the Australian Institute of Management.

Career opportunities

This course can help you become a:

  • Public Relations Officer
  • Travel Consultant
  • Tourist Information Officer
  • Tour Guide
  • Events Coordinator
  • Internal Communications Coordinator
  • Public Relations Consultant
  • Publicist
  • Community Relations Specialist
  • Public Affairs Consultant
  • Corporate Travel Consultant
  • Tourism Manager
  • Festival Director
  • Resort Manager.

Why Tourism and Hospitality and Public Relations Double Major?

You can gain hands-on experience by developing strategies and pitching ideas to real organisations

Graduates may receive recognition from a range of professional bodies