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Victoria University

Melbourne , Victoria ,Australia

Graduate Diploma in Business (Tourism and Destination Management)

Gain a specialised qualification for a career in policy, planning or management, with a Graduate Diploma in Business (Tourism and Destination Management).

This diploma gives graduates the competitive edge for managerial, policy-development and planning roles within the rapidly growing tourism and events industries.

Throughout the course, you'll study tourism and management with a focus on contemporary challenges faced by destinations internationally.

You'll gain expertise in current visitor-economy issues, acquiring managerial skills, and increasing your knowledge in modern tourism areas such as ‘green growth’ and sustainability.Once you've completed the diploma, you can transfer – with unit credits – to the Master of Tourism and Destination  Management. Or use your new skills and professional networks to launch a career as a leader in tourism and event management or policy development

Campus Information

City Flinders

City Flinders Campus is a modern building in the centre of Melbourne’s busy central business district (CBD) You could be studying courses as diverse as osteopathy and business at this campus. It is opposite Melbourne’s grand Flinders Street Station, the Yarra River and the Southbank precinct. The campus is a perfect location for transport, shopping, food and cafes, or to hold a special event at our our Convention Centre.

Intakes

  • March
  • July
  • Nov

Application Processing Time in Days: 20

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

According to Deloitte(external link), the tourism industry is identified as ranking second within a set of ‘fabulous five’ industry sectors that will drive Australian economic growth, with projections of almost five per cent growth per annum, over the next 30 years.

JOB TITLES

The Graduate Diploma of Tourism and Destination Management will equip students for roles in: 

  • Tourism planning agencies
  • Tourism promotion agencies such as ‘Destination Melbourne’
  • Attractions management
  • Marketing and communication (events)
  • Planning within the travel sector (airlines and other major transport providers)
  • Self-employment through tourism management businesses

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

  • Completion of an Australian Bachelor degree (or equivalent) in any discipline.
    OR
  • Completion of an Australian Graduate Certificate (or equivalent) in a similar discipline.