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International Master of Business Administration (Tourism and Event Management)

24 months
37700 AUD/year
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This two-year International Master of Business Administration (Tourism and Event Management) degree from University of South Australia provides professionals with the advanced knowledge and management skills for international business.  


You will learn about business strategy, international trade, global marketing, and the impact and sustainability of tourism. Courses are designed in consultation with industry professionals, so you’ll learn through real-life case studies and develop the knowledge and expertise you need to address today’s global business challenges. The Tourism and Event Management specialisation qualifies you for a professional career in a dynamic global industry.

Your career

The International Master of Business Administration (Tourism and Event Management) degree from University of South Australia qualifies you for a professional career in a dynamic global industry. You will be well placed to pursue roles in Australia and overseas and apply your skills in areas such as festivals, events and conferences, hospitality, accommodation, sport, food and beverage, attractions, recreation, resorts and entertainment services. We work closely with leading private sector organisations nationally and abroad. Our well-established links with local tourism and event groups ensure course content is tailored to suit the changing needs of industry, providing you with relevant, practical knowledge and skills.

  • Attractions coordinator: conducting daily safety audits; enhancing guest experiences; providing leadership and direction to members in operations; promoting teamwork, and assisting teams in meeting quality and quantity standards
  • Business development manager: working to improve an organisation’s market position and financial growth; defining strategic goals, building customer relationships, identifying business opportunities, implementing marketing initiatives
  • Community development officer: maximising the use of local facilities through the development of programs, creating partnerships, and working with the community; developing initiatives for local residents to improve wellbeing and enhance quality of life
  • Destination marketing manager: leading the development, implementation, and evaluation of marketing campaigns to drive bookings of experiences and events; managing paid and organic digital marketing channels; collaborating with designers to produce creative materials; effectively managing all CRM campaigns to promote packages to new and existing tourism partners

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Marketing Management
  • Accounting for Management
  • Economic Principles for Business
  • Global Business Environment
  • Fundamentals of Data Analytics for Business
  • Managing the Global Workforce
  • People, Leadership and Performance

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • There is no closing date for submitting your application


72 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS CODE: 091994K
  • Applicants are required to have one of the following:
  • A completed bachelor degree from a recognised higher education institution or equivalent; or
  • A completed graduate diploma from a recognised higher education institution; or
  • A completed graduate certificate from a recognised higher education institution.
  • Applicants who have:
  • completed a bachelor degree in a business discipline; or
  • completed a bachelor degree which includes a major in business, commerce, marketing or management; or
  • completed a graduate certificate in a business discipline,
  • are eligible to enter the program with 0.5 EFTSL (18 units) Advanced Standing and complete the program in 1.5 years of full time study or equivalent part time study.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    37700 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37700 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • Domestic Students: Commonwealth Supported

Living costs for Adelaide

1328 - 2474 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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