Master of Tourism, Hotel and Event Management

Achieve greatness with a career in tourism, hospitality or events. The Master of Tourism, Hotel and Event Management combines core courses with high-level study of specialised fields, preparing you for a rewarding, fast-paced, global career.

UQ Business School is the only school in Australia that offers tourism programs with United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) accreditation, and is one of the world’s top-ranked universities for tourism research. Feel confident that the Master of Tourism, Hotel and Event Management will prepare you with the exceptional knowledge and experience to take you anywhere in the world.

The program balances practical skills with theory and includes work-integrated learning components to develop your potential for professional practice, working closely on real-life industry related projects.

As a leading global institution, we’re renowned for our cutting-edge research, close links with industry and quality of our academic staff. The Master of Tourism, Hotel and Event Management program provides comprehensive learning opportunities and development of fundamental leadership and management skills.

Feel supported throughout your degree knowing that UQ Business School is home to some of the most innovative educators in Australia. They are bound to challenge your thinking and ensure you stay ahead of the game. Our courses reflect the world right now and address constantly evolving issues in areas like sustainability, climate, entrepreneurship and new technologies.

Program Specialisations

Within the Master of Tourism, Hotel and Event Management there are three fields of study available, with each specialised field of study equipping you with the relevant knowledge to jump-start or advance in your chosen profession:

Career Outcomes

Graduates of the Master of Tourism, Hotel and Event Management have developed skills and experience relevant to both domestic and international tourism, hospitality and event settings, making them highly sought after in a range of industries.

Specific roles largely depend on your field of study and might be found in hotels, sporting associations, state and local government departments, airline or cruise industry, travel agencies or tour operators.

As a UQ student, you have access to a range of services to prepare for a successful career:

  • BEL Careers and Employability – assists students with accessing career opportunities and managing their careers. SET programs give students an edge by helping build industry experience and develop lifelong employability skills. Contact their team of employability specialists to set and achieve your career goals.
  • Networking events – these events help students establish connections with industry professionals.
  • UQ Careers Fair - an annual university wide event for students to meet with over 130 potential employers to source information on career opportunities.
  • Global Experiences Expo - discover how UQ provides students with opportunities to study overseas, or get support to work, learn or volunteer on a short trip.

Are you a current student?

We have a wide range of information, resources and programs available to our current students to enhance their experience at the Business School and support them in their studies.