Course Description

This double major is offered within the Bachelor of Commerce. Double majors can enhance your studies and support your career goals. 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. Through Industry Connect students are given opportunities to experience the real business world. As a Curtin Business School student you will have opportunities to connect with successful business and community leaders, helping you gain a competitive edge, with the potential to enhance your professional prospects. The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Western Australia has partnered with Curtin Business School (CBS) to offer internships to students who have completed 200 credits or more of their business degree, these internships are for course credit and provide real-world exposure to our students.

These business internships will not only give students credit towards their degree, they will receive the industry experience and practical skills needed to achieve great things after graduation and give employers the opportunity to support and lend their expertise to the students, encouraging the future workforce, whilst being assisted to meet their business goals. Industry engagement and internship opportunities

Please refer to the handbook for additional course overview information.This double major sits within the Bachelor of Commerce degree. To apply for this double major, you will apply for the Bachelor of Commerce.

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Business & Management undergraduate courses at Curtin University rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 61.6% (national average 57.5%)
Improved skills: 79.6% (national average 79.0%)
Overall satisfaction: 80.5% (national average 78.3%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their undergraduate degree from Curtin University. You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Business & Management undergraduate courses at Curtin University had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 68.1% (national average 74.8%)
Studying full time: 8.3% (national average 11.4%)
Median full time salary: $52,200 (national average $55,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

Curtin University Code: MJDU-TRHPR


Entry Requirements

IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System) Writing 6.0 Speaking 6.0 Reading 6.0 Listening 6.0 Overall band score 6.0