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Field of Study

Travel and Tourism Management

Master of Tourism, Hotel and Event Management

With tourism being the second largest industry in the world, the courses in this field will appeal if you aim to work in international tourism and leisure management, or you're already in the industry and want respected academic qualifications.

Your study covers the latest emerging markets and trends, distribution and marketing, tourism transport and the development of new destinations, enabling success in a wide range of travel and tourism industry sectors.

Highlights

23 in the world for hospitality and leisure management

QS World University Rankings 2020

2 in the world for hospitality, leisure, sport and tourism

Center for World University Rankings 2017

Career possibilities

Postgraduate study can take you anywhere. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Corporate travel team lead
  • Community and sustainability manager
  • Economic development and tourism officer
  • Inbound sales consultant
  • Hospitality manager
  • Small hospitality enterprise manager
  • Management consultant
  • Arts, cultural and sporting industries manager
  • Cruise ship manager
  • Travel agent

How you'll learn

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Work placements
  • Research experience
  • Seminars
  • Workshops

What you'll study

At UQ, subjects are called 'courses'. Here's a sample of the courses you could study:

  • Special Interest Tourism
  • Destination Management & Marketing
  • Travel Distribution and Transport Systems
  • Tourism in Developing Economies

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Read program rules (PDF)

In Semester 1, 2021, we'll be teaching courses on campus and online. Delivery modes vary for each course and may change in future semesters.

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