The Bachelor of Business (Hospitality Management) is designed to further develop the industry knowledge and managerial techniques gained from a diverse range of students taking a business pathway from advanced diploma level studies at TAFE and other vocational educational providers.
You will learn to apply leading theories to real-world business situations, and demonstrate high-level proficiency in critical thinking, research, and the principles of social responsibility. Throughout the course you will build skills in team work and effective communication in a business management context.
The blended learning approach adopted in core units provides a variety of learning platforms and assessment strategies to engage students, stimulate critical thinking, hone decision-making skills, and fine-tune students’ oral and verbal communication abilities.
Entry Requirement and Advanced Standing
The University of Tasmania recognises the higher academic standard of Universal College of Higher Education (Hong Kong) in the delivery of the Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management.
Students who have passed the Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management awarded by TAFE SA will be awarded 12 units of advanced standing into the Bachelor of Business (Hospitality Management) at the University of Tasmania.
For the students who have an equivalent award and with a minimum IELTS 6.0 with no band less than 5.5 will be individually assessed by UTAS.
The duration of study for students who receive 12 units credit will be one and a half years. These units will be completed in Hong Kong as part of the partnership arrangement between Universal College of Higher Education and the Tasmanian School of Business and Economics at the University of Tasmania.
A) Students who complete the TAFE SA Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management will receive up to 12 Units of credit towards the University of Tasmania Bachelor of Business Administration (Hospitality Management) Degree.
B) Twelve (12) Units from TSBE (Tasmanian School of Business and Economics) are offered at Universal College of Higher Education over 3 semesters as listed below.
Unit Code - Unit Name
BEA140 - Data Analysis for Business
BMA262 - Consumer Behaviour
BFA103 - Accountability and Accounting
BAA211 - Entrepreneurship
BEA111 - Introduction to Markets and the Economy
BMA331 - Marketing Research
BMA250 - Managerial Social Responsibility
BMA349 - Advertising and Promotion
BMA314 - Organisational Change and Development
BAA215 - Business and Corporate Law
BMA328 - Leadership in Organisations
BMA202 - Business Strategy
Advanced Standing (on basis of completed Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management)
+ General advanced standing (unspecified electives)
*The course structure is subject to change based on the final approval of The University of Tasmani
Mode of Delivery
Face-to-face Lecture and Tutorial
Semester 1 from July to December
Semester 2 from February to June
Semester 3 from July to December
Credit for Previous Studies
Passes in subjects or units in other courses from the University of Tasmania or other approved tertiary institutions or professional examining bodies may be credited towards the degree to an extent of maximum of 12 units as approved by TSBE. A maximum of 12 units will be credited for candidates in completion of TAFE SA Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management.
Entry Requirement and Advanced Standing
Completion of TAFE SA Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management OR Completion of a Diploma or credit transfer from another college or university, which will be assessed individually by the University of Tasmania.
English Language Requirements
Completion of TAFE SA Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management OR English Language requirements are deemed to have been met if documentary evidence of English proficiency, equivalent to IELTS 6.0 overall with no band less than 5.5, achieved within the last two years of the application for admission to the Degree, is provided.
Attendances at lectures and tutorials are compulsory. Students are required to attend at least 80% attendance in each unit, penalties may apply if you fail to meet the attendance requirements.
*The Tasmanian School of Business and Economics (TSBE) at the University of Tasmania is a fully accredited member of AACSB International, one of the major business school accrediting bodies worldwide. The Bachelor of Business offered in partnership with HKUE is included in the TSBE list of courses accredited with AACSB international.