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BA/BIHTM Philosophy-Single Major (Part-Time)

 Course Level
Bachelors / UG
 Type
Part Time

 Duration
8.5 Years
 Start month
March

 Tuition fee

International
33832 AUD
National
8682 AUD

Application fee

International 100 AUD
National 100 AUD
Department
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)6.5
TOEFL-IBT (min)87

About this course

The dual degree provides students with an understanding of the business environment and its relevance to the international hotel and tourism industry. This training is complemented by the studies of society and culture and analytical and communication skills offered in the Bachelor of Arts.

When this program is studied at a standard load of four courses per semester, the final semester will comprise part-time study of only two courses. Students may decide to overload in previous semesters or undertake study in a summer semester to reduce the total duration of the program

Philosophy examines fundamental problems such as the scope and limits of human knowledge, the ultimate constituents of reality, the sources of value and obligation and the nature of correct reasoning. All this began with attempts to answer two deceptively simple questions: What can we know? And how should we live? Philosophy aims not to teach you what to think, but how to think. UQ not only offers students the only accredited philosophy major in Queensland but also provides students with opportunities to study with internationally recognised philosophers in a research-intensive environment, across the breadth of the discipline. Emphasizing the key role that critical thinking plays in a healthy society, the major equips students to participate more fully in leadership roles in the broader community.

Professional memberships:

Graduates may be eligible for membership with the following professional bodies:

  • Australian Hotels Association
  • Australian Institute of Travel and Tourism
  • Australian and New Zealand Association of Leisure Studies
  • Festivals and Events Association
  • Hotel and Catering International Management Association
  • International Council on Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Education
  • Meetings and Events Australia
  • Meetings Professionals International

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Eligibility Criteria

English language requirement:

  • At least 6.5 overall and a minimum of 6.0 in each sub-band of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or equivalent test.
  • Study Abroad and Incoming Exchange students are only required to meet the overall score (eg 6.5 IELTS or 87 TOEFL or 64 PTE( Pearson Test of English )).

Academic Requirement:

 For Australian students:

  • OP/Entry rank:10/79
  • Year 12 or equivalent English, Mathematics A or B or C.

 For International students:

  • Year 12 or equivalent English, Mathematics A or B or C.
  • At least 6.5 overall and a minimum of 6.0 in each sub-band of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or equivalent test. Study Abroad and Incoming Exchange students are only required to meet the overall score (eg 6.5 IELTS or 87 TOEFL or 64 PTE( Pearson Test of English )).

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Course Modules

     Course Code         Course Title

Bachelor of International Hotel and Tourism Management :

      Part A:

  • ACCT1101 Accounting for Decision Making
  • LAWS1100 Business Law
  • MGTS1301 Introduction to Management
  • MGTS1601 Organisational Behaviour
  • MKTG1501 Foundations of Marketing
  • TOUR1000 Principles of Tourism, Hospitality & Events
  • TOUR1001 Global Cultures & Tourism
  • TOUR2001 Tourist and Visitor Behaviour
  • TOUR2007 Sustainable Tourism
  • TOUR2010 Applied Economics for Tourism
  • TOUR3008 Service Management in Tourism
  • TOUR3009 Professional Development

      Part B:

      Majors:

      Event Management:

  • EVNT2000 Fundamentals of Event Management
  • EVNT2003 Special Event Management
  • EVNT2004 Event Marketing
  • EVNT3003 Event Operations Management
  • EVNT3004 Event Sponsorship & Fundraising
  • EVNT3005 Strategic Event Management

      Hospitality Management:

  • HOSP2001 Hotel Operations
  • HOSP2003 Hospitality Small Business Enterprises
  • HOSP2004 Discourses in Hospitality
  • HOSP3000 Gaming and Casino Management
  • HOSP3003 Food and Beverage Management
  • HOSP3004 Hotel Industry Management

      Tourism Management:

  • TOUR2002 Tourism and Leisure Operations Management
  • TOUR2008 Tourism and Leisure Futures
  • TOUR2009 Destination and Experience Marketing
  • TOUR3001 Tourism Policy and Planning
  • TOUR3006 Responsible Tourism and Ethics
  • TOUR3007 Strategic Tourism Management

      Part H:

      Honours:

  • TOUR6005 Industry Research and Consultancy
  • TOUR6035 Advanced Research Methods and Analysis
  • [TOUR6033 Critical Issues in Tourism, Hospitality & Events     (or)
  • [TOUR6034 Change & Innovation in Tourism, Hospitality & Events
  • [TOUR6007 Honours Thesis A     (or)
  • [TOUR6008 Honours Thesis B

Philosophy-Single Major:

  • PHIL1002 Introduction to Philosophy: What is Philosophy?
  • PHIL1013 Introduction to Ethics
  • PHIL1110 Critical Reasoning
  • PHIL2013 Rise of Modern Philosophy
  • PHIL2000 Epistemology & Metaphysics
  • PHIL2010 Representation & Reality: The Philosophy of Language
  • PHIL2011 Philosophy of Modern Physics
  • PHIL2020 Paradoxes
  • PHIL2050 Mind and Cognition
  • PHIL2090 Philosophy of Science: select topics in the foundations of scientific enquiry
  • PHIL2110 Formal Logic: an introduction to classical formal logic
  • PHIL2150 Philosophy of the Life Sciences
  • PHIL2190 Feminist Philosophy
  • PHIL2210 Environmental Philosophy
  • PHIL2220 Kant & European Philosophy
  • PHIL2300 Phenomenology & Existentialism
  • PHIL2310 European Social Philosophy
  • PHIL2330 Political Philosophy
  • PHIL2500        Philosophy & Art
  • PHIL2700 Philosophy and Education
  • PHIL2750 Social and Economic Justice
  • PHIL3002 Philosophy Today
  • PHIL3110 Modal and Non-Classical Logic
  • PHIL3612 Advanced Topics in Metaphysics

PHIL3620 Contemporary European Philosophy

 

PHIL3630 Advanced Topics in Moral & Political Philosophy

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How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.Domestic applications for admission to all undergraduate programs are made online hrough the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC).If you are not a current Year 12 applicant, you will be asked to include details of any previous studies and any subsequent tertiary study (e.g. university or TAFE studies). If you believe your work experience is relevant to your application, please provide supporting documentation.

 

 

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